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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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Importance of good-quality lighting emphasised

23rd July 2019 Good, high-quality lighting is an important factor for any business, as it directly impacts on productivity and the wellbeing of employees, BEKA Schréder product development manager Daniel Kasper said during the company’s Lightability Seminar, in Pretoria, on Tuesday. He emphasised the importance... 

Sappi appoints new CEO of North American operations

22nd July 2019 JSE-listed Sappi on Monday announced the appointment of Michael Haws as president and CEO of Sappi North America, effective October 1. Haws, who is currently Sappi North America manufacturing VP, will succeed Mark Gardner, who will retire at the end of September, following 12 years in his position. 

Power Metal concludes field exploration at Cameroon project

22nd July 2019 Aim-listed battery metal exploration and development company Power Metal Resources (PMR) has concluded field activities for a pitting, mapping and sampling programme at its 100% owned cobalt/nickel project in Cameroon. PMR in 2018 acquired licence interests in south-eastern Cameroon, including... 

Commission recommends Clover buyout be approved with conditions

22nd July 2019 The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that the proposed merger, whereby Milco SA intends to acquire Clover, be approved, with conditions. Milco SA, a special purpose firm incorporated in South Africa, is controlled by Mauritius International (MMI). Clover’s... 

Grindrod recovers locomotives from Sierra Leone

22nd July 2019 JSE-listed freight and financial services company Grindrod has, this month, taken delivery of 20 of its locomotives that had been recovered and transported from Sierra Leone to the Port of Durban. The locomotives had been contracted in 2012 for hauling iron-ore from the Tonkilili mine to Pepel... 

Petra delivers solid full-year performance in tough market

22nd July 2019 LSE-listed Petra Diamonds delivered solid results for the financial year ended June 30, despite a difficult market environment, while it continues its transition from a period of high capital investment to a steady-state operational phase, CE Richard Duffy said on Monday. “The focus in the short... 

Governments, international stakeholders to drive sustainable practices in mining

22nd July 2019 Governments and other international stakeholders will drive environmental and socially sustainable practices across the mining industry from the top down over the coming years, in line with commitments to higher ethical standards and the Paris Agreement on climate change. This is according to... 

Barrick pursuing life-of-mine extension at Tongon

22nd July 2019 Dual-listed Barrick Gold Corporation is actively seeking to extend the life of its Tongon gold mine, in Côte d’Ivoire, while also exploring for new opportunities elsewhere in the country. In a release issued following a media briefing at the mine on Friday, president and CE Mark Bristow noted... 

Commission recommends Tribunal prohibit ATON’s takeover of M&R

19th July 2019 The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that the proposed acquisition of Murray & Roberts by ATON be prohibited. ATON, through Redpath South Africa, provides a range of mining services, including the excavation of vertical or inclined openings from the surface for... 

Lucara names 1 758 ct diamond ‘rare find’

19th July 2019 Canada-headquartered diamond miner Lucara Diamond has chosen the name Sewelô, meaning “rare find” in Setswana, for the 1 758 ct diamond recovered from its Karowe mine, in Botswana, in April. The name was selected from over 22 000 submissions in a contest that was open to all Botswana citizens. 

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