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Tasneem Bulbulia

Tasneem Bulbulia

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

Tel: +2711 622 3744


Saint-Gobain’s acquisition of Chryso approved

3rd September 2021 The Competition Commission has unconditionally approved the proposed merger whereby Saint-Gobain intends to acquire Chryso Group. Saint-Gobain is an international group active in construction and operates through four business sectors, mainly innovative materials; construction products (including... 

Platinum options added to Truth Series of coins

3rd September 2021 Platinum has recently been added to the established Truth Series of coins, with the introduction of two 1 oz reverse-proof coins featuring the Roaring Lion and Tree of Life designs, industry body the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) notes in a statement. Both coins are struck in 99.95%... 

Dask to manufacture Saint-Gobain bonding tapes in South Africa

2nd September 2021 Engineering consumables manufacturer and distributor Dask Distributors has partnered exclusively with Saint-Gobain Tapes Solutions to locally manufacture automotive bonding tapes for original-equipment manufacturers (OEM) assembly plants in South Africa. Dask Distributors notes that it is now... 

Drilling at Premier’s Zulu project progressing

2nd September 2021 Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has made progress at the Zulu lithium and tantalum project in Zimbabwe, where 1 000 m of drilling has been completed. Two rigs drilling to date have been focused on step out zones intended to increase the mineral resource estimate. 

Gold Fields appoints Suleman to succeed Carolus as chair in 2022

2nd September 2021 JSE-listed Gold Fields has appointed Yunus Suleman to succeed chairperson Cheryl Carolus with effect from the 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled for June 1, 2022. Carolus is stepping down after seven years as chairperson. 

Competition Commission decision raises questions

2nd September 2021 The Competition Amendment Act, and a recent decision by the Competition Commission of South Africa, have benefits, but also raise questions for companies, speakers indicated during a webinar held by legal adviser Bowmans on September 1. The commission recently prohibited a transaction in which... 

EV push sees spike in 'ínfluencer conversations' about the issues - GlobalData

1st September 2021 As several countries have committed to bringing in cleaner fuelled cars in a bid to reduce dependency on fossil fuels, the demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is quickly gaining traction in automotive markets around the world. This shift towards electrification is also propelling mining and power... 

Basa lobbies for excise relief for beer industry

1st September 2021 Industry organisation the Beer Association of South Africa (Basa) recently made a presentation to Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance on its opposition to above-inflation increases in excise taxes. This is the first of a number of engagements it plans to hold with government in the lead up... 

Kennedy Chinganya appointed MD of Altron Nexus

1st September 2021 JSE-listed Altron has appointed Kennedy Chinganya MD of Altron Nexus, with effect from September 1. He succeeds Mark Harris, who will now handle special projects until the end of November. 

Thor Explorations records ‘transformational’ period, with Segilola coming online

31st August 2021 The six months to June 30 were a “transformational period for dual-listed Thor Explorations, as it saw the company getting closer to commissioning its 100%-owned Segilola gold project, in Nigeria, which has been in construction since February 2020, president and CEO Segun Lawson said on August... 


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