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Tasneem Bulbulia

Tasneem Bulbulia

Tasneem Bulbulia is a Creamer Media Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Reatile Group invests in solar EPC company juwi

6th June 2019 Reatile Renewables has acquired a 20% interest in juwi Renewable Energies’ engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company. Juwi’s EPC company is currently building three projects that were procured under Round 4 of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement... 

Growthpoint completes Exxaro’s new corporate headquarters in Centurion

6th June 2019 Growthpoint Properties has completed its R600-million development of Exxaro’s new head office, opposite the Centurion Gautrain Station. The building integrates P-grade aesthetics and finishes and high-performance workspace. 

IronRidge completes Zaranou due diligence

6th June 2019 Aim-listed and Africa-focussed minerals exploration company IronRidge Resources on Thursday announced that it had completed due diligence over the Zaranou gold project, in Côte d'Ivoire, and that its joint venture agreement with GeoServices Côte d'Ivoire and Atlas Resources was now unconditional.... 

Mechem making strides in helping Turkey eliminate landmines

6th June 2019 Mechem, part of the Denel Group, says it has recorded notable results in Turkey with the clearance of landmines in a “dangerous” border area. Since the start of demining operations on the eastern border of Turkey in mid-2016, it has found and destroyed about 45 000 landmines and helped to make... 

Parsons warns of possible ‘technical recession’ after first-quarter GDP contraction

4th June 2019 South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) is unlikely to grow by more than about 1% this year, North West University Business School economist Professor Raymond Parsons said on Tuesday, following the announcement by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) that GDP had contracted by 3.2% in the first... 

Organisations call for strong leadership at SAA following CEO’s resignation

3rd June 2019 The South African Airways Pilots Association (Saapa) has expressed concern about reports that outgoing South African Airways (SAA) CEO Vuyani Jarana’s turnaround plan had been “sabotaged internally and externally”. “In the end, the CEO was hobbled by inflexible and restrictive government policy,... 

Companies merge into Sola Group to meet renewable energy demand

3rd June 2019 Aurora Power Solutions and Sola Future Energy are combining forces to form Sola Group, bringing together a large solar project pipeline, including 48 MW in Zambia and 79 MW in South Africa. The two companies merged in March 2018 and, as of June 1, have consolidated their offering as a vertically... 

Anson produces battery quality lithium carbonate

3rd June 2019 Shares in ASX-listed Anson Resources soared on Monday after the company announced that it had produced about 1 kg of battery quality lithium carbonate from brine sourced from its Paradox brine project near Utah, in the US. The sample was produced using a dedicated and advanced ion exchange (IX)... 

Australia’s minerals exploration on a stronger footing than a year earlier

3rd June 2019 Australia’s mineral exploration has had a stronger start to 2019 than 2018, despite recording a quarter-on-quarter decrease in expenditure and metres drilled in the first three months of the year. Mineral exploration expenditure fell 16.1% to A$497.5-million for the March quarter, with metres... 

Lulo diamonds sell for $10m

3rd June 2019 ASX-listed diamond miner Lucapa on Monday announced that its latest sale from the Lulo alluvial mine, in Angola, had achieved gross revenues of $10-million, representing an average price of $1 800/ct. This took total half-year sales of Lulo diamonds to $22.1-million, achieving an average price of... 


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