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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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Eskom expects Tutuka’s energy availability factor to increase from 34% to over 70% by next June

3rd December 2021 Tutuka power station GM Sello Mametja is hopeful Eskom will be able to improve the energy availability factor (EAF) of the power station, near Standerton, Mpumalanga, above 70% by June next year. Mametja took over as GM of the power station nine months ago and told media during a site tour on... 

Transnet’s e-tender submission portal goes live

3rd December 2021 State-owned Transnet says that, in line with its vision to digitally transform its business processes and systems, current and potential service providers will now be required to submit tender documentation electronically, using a Web-based electronic platform – the e-Tender Submission Portal.... 

Ford announces R600m investment in South African engine plant

2nd December 2021 Automotive company Ford Motor Company on December 2 announced an investment of R600-million into its Struandale engine plant, in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth). This investment will support the launch of a new 3 litre V6 turbodiesel engine, as well as upgrades to the existing assembly line... 

Gateway invests in Mauritius healthcare facilities

1st December 2021 Mauritius-based African real estate developer Gateway Real Estate Africa (GREA) has announced that it is the lead investor and developer of a new 81-bed, multi-specialty hospital in Curepipe and a 135-bed oncology hospital in Coromandel with a total investment value of about $54-million. The... 

Latest Sodiam tender yields $19.5m

1st December 2021 Angola’s national diamond trading company Sodiam this week sold, at tender, 1 012.9 ct of special diamonds produced at the Catoca and Lulo mines, in Angola, for a net value of $19.5-million. The fourth rough diamond tender in Luanda, whose evaluation sessions took place between November 15 and... 

Rainbow poised to meet rare earths demand following COP26 resolutions

1st December 2021 Aim-listed Rainbow Rare Earths says it is well positioned to meet the anticipated future demand for rare earths, owing to its Phalaborwa project, which is in development in South Africa, especially given its high-grade, low-cost nature and use of processing technology. “Rainbow has the near-term... 

Emira portfolio performs in line with expectations

1st December 2021 JSE-listed Emira Property Fund says that its portfolio has performed in line with expectations for the four months ended October 31. While the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections is expected to slow down the recovery of the local economy and deteriorate property metrics further, the diversified... 

E2 crime fighting initiative extends to eight provinces

1st December 2021 Industry organisation Business Leadership South Africa and its subdivision Business Against Crime South Africa (Bacsa) have announced the national roll out of the Eyes and Ears (E2) initiative to eight of the country’s provinces as efforts to combat increased crime during the festive season... 

Hystead completes disposal of Delta City Mall in Belgrade, Serbia

1st December 2021 JSE-listed Hyprop’s 60%-owned Hystead has disposed of its indirect shareholding in the company that owns the Delta City Mall in Belgrade, Serbia. Cash proceeds from the disposal have been received and the net proceeds of the disposal will be used to reduce debt. 

GoldStone marks first gold pour at Homase in Ghana

30th November 2021 Aim-listed GoldStone Resources has successfully completed its first commercial gold pour at the Homase mine in the Ashanti gold belt in Ghana. The first pour was completed during the commissioning of the smelt house this week, which followed the commissioning of the elution plant announced on... 

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