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Tasneem Bulbulia

Tasneem Bulbulia

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

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SA Innovation Summit to be held virtually

3rd September 2020 The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) has partnered with the South African Innovation Summit (SAIS) to host the 2020 Innovation Summit virtual event, which will be held from September 30 to October 1. The summit brings together innovation leaders from different countries,... 

Portfolio committee says IEMO Bill not desirable

3rd September 2020 The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy, having considered and deliberated on the Independent Electricity Management Operator (IEMO) Bill [B14-2019], a Private Member's Bill submitted by Natasha Mazzone, has recommended to the National Assembly that the Bill is not desirable. The... 

Elandsfontein water licence appeal hearing postponed

3rd September 2020 Aim-listed Kropz has advised that the appeal hearing against the Elandsfontein project's water-use licence (WUL), which was due to reconvene on September 3, has been postponed. The company says it will provide shareholders with an update on the final hearing dates once it has been notified by the... 

Tshipi declares R330m interim dividend

3rd September 2020 The board of Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining has declared a dividend of R330-million for the first half of the 2021 financial year. ASX-listed Jupiter Mines, which holds 49.9% of Tshipi, will receive R156-million of the dividend. It will also recover R25-million in marketing profits. 

Encouraging signs of recovery for platinum jewellery, says PGI

2nd September 2020 Despite a challenging start to the year, global platinum authority Platinum Guild International (PGI) reports that there have been positive signs of recovery in platinum jewellery markets in the second quarter of this year. The pandemic accelerated the need for change across an industry that has... 

Patel notes progress in expanding black industrialists’ participation

2nd September 2020 While progress has been made with expanding the number of black industrialists in the economy, they face challenges that require coordinated responses from within the State and the private sector, Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel said during a presentation to the... 

CESA’s School of Consulting Engineering forging ahead with virtual courses

2nd September 2020 Owing to the global Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, skills development has been severely impacted owing to physical attendance of courses being brought to a halt, says industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa). It notes that this has not deterred the organisation’s School... 

Panellists highlight potential gold investment opportunities

2nd September 2020 Gold was performing well before the Covid-19 pandemic and has since been buoyed by the uncertain global climate. A panel of speakers participating in a webinar session on gold during the Mines and Money online conference on September 1 pointed out that many people were also now returning to gold... 

Seifsa, trade unions adopt standstill main agreement

1st September 2020 The 19 employer associations affiliated to industry body the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) and the industry’s five trade unions on September 1 formally adopted the 2020 to 2021 standstill main agreement concluded in August. The collective agreement,... 

Transnet reports more arrests connected to fuel theft

1st September 2020 Heightened security measures around the country’s fuel pipeline have assisted in the arrest of 16 suspects in the past week, Transnet Pipelines said in a statement on September 1. It noted that these arrests were linked to a number of attempted fuel theft incidents, which could have resulted in... 


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