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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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Cat Simulators offers new portable training with the SimLite Excavator

28th August 2020 Heavy equipment simulator training solutions provider Simformotion has announced the release of the new Cat Simulators System, called SimLite Excavator. The new compact and portable system allows instructors and learners to use the training inside of the classroom at physically distanced stations... 

Bleak outlook for South Africa’s unemployment rate − Schussler

28th August 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic and the months of lockdown have had an immense negative impact on economies worldwide, with entire industries forced to close their doors, affecting millions of  workers who either lost their income for weeks on end or lost their jobs altogether, economist Mike Schussler... 

Fin find to conduct SMME survey to gauge Covid-19 impact

28th August 2020 Fin find, which provides online access to finance solutions for small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs), has partnered with industry organisation Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA), government and other stakeholders to conduct a comprehensive study on the impact of the Covid-19... 

B4SA notes announcement of resumption of UIF TERS benefit payments

28th August 2020 Member organisation Business for South Africa (B4SA) has noted the announcement by the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) that Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefits are to resume following the halting of payments owing to investigations into system integrity problems. “The move... 

PPE waste poses contamination risk, Averda warns

28th August 2020 Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the world was already battling plastic pollution and the reckless dumping of waste. The United Nations declared plastic pollution a global crisis two years ago and the waste burden is likely to grow amid the rapid rise in the use of Covid-19-related personal... 

Redflank launches BeyondCOVID initiative to build business resilience

27th August 2020 Specialist management company Redflank on August 27 launched the BeyondCOVID initiative, which aims to help businesses in the country "embrace solidarity and survive the impact of Covid-19", by shaping their responses to challenges and opportunities presented by the pandemic and setting them up... 

Increased selling price inflation offers relief, says Seifsa

27th August 2020 The increase in the Producer Price Index (PPI) for intermediate manufactured goods in the metals and engineering (M&E) sector is expected to ease the pressure on struggling businesses as demand stagnates despite easing lockdown restrictions, industry organisation Steel and Engineers Industries... 

Socioeconomic study confirms benefits of Khemisset, says Emmerson

26th August 2020 A socioeconomic study into the Khemisset potash project, in Morocco, has provided measurable and verifiable confirmation of the significant benefits that the project will deliver at a local, regional and national level, says project owner Emmerson. The study indicates that 2 385 direct and... 

UIF lifts delay of Covid TERS benefit payments

26th August 2020 The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has resumed payment of Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefits after a 24-hour delay which was necessitated by the need to address some control deficiencies in the Covid TERS online payment system. This is the usual step where, if... 

Digital finance can deliver long-term financing of SDGs, UN report says

26th August 2020 The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the role of digital finance in providing relief for millions around the world, supporting businesses and protecting jobs and livelihoods. While the pandemic demonstrates the immediate benefits of... 

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