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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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Glencore shareholders set to vote on climate action plan

16th April 2021 Shareholders of diversified miner Glencore will on April 29, during the group’s annual general meeting (AGM), be given the opportunity to vote on the approval of the ‘Climate Action Plan: Pathway to Net Zero’ report published by Glencore on December 4, 2020. The company’s climate action plan sets... 

DRC State miner moves to support artisanal cobalt mining

16th April 2021 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) State-owned company Entreprise Générale du Cobalt (EGC) on March 31 officially launched its activities to support the commercialisation of responsibly sourced artisanal cobalt in the country. EGC, a subsidiary of Gécamines, was established in November 2019,... 

Phased development approach provides opportunities for Emmerson’s Khemisset project

15th April 2021 Morocco-focused potash development company Emmerson’s assessment of a conceptual, phased development plan for its 100%-owned Khemisset potash project, aimed at reducing upfront capital costs and incorporating expansion options, has been completed, resulting in major value enhancing opportunities.... 

Botswana Diamonds to undertake second stage drilling campaign at Thorny River

15th April 2021 Dual-listed diamond explorer Botswana Diamonds will begin a further drilling programme on its Thorny River diamond prospect, in South Africa’s Limpopo province, on April 19. Following the discovery of the River kimberlite pipe, the company upgraded the potential of the property. 

Structural reform implementation necessary to drive economic growth, says BLSA CEO

15th April 2021 It is no secret that the country is not doing well from an economic perspective, with all indicators pointing to this continuing in the wrong direction. The issues of poverty, inequality and unemployment were expected to worsen and, therefore, much was required to turn this situation around,... 

Anglo American secures 100% renewables across its South American operations

15th April 2021 Diversified miner Anglo American has delivered on its commitment to source 100% renewable energy for all its operations in Brazil, Chile and Peru. The miner previously secured renewable energy to meet all of its power requirements for its iron-ore and nickel operations in Brazil from 2022, as... 

Sibanye-Stillwater restructures historical Lonmin BEE structure

14th April 2021 Dual-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has, effective April 13, restructured the previously highly indebted Lonmin broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) structure in relation to Western Platinum (WPL) and Eastern Platinum (EPL), with a view to ensuring the sustainability of the BBBEE... 

SBI papers make recommendations to engender small business growth, aid recovery

14th April 2021 Nonprofit organisation the Small Business Institute (SBI) on April 14 released four additional papers in its series of six aimed at the promotion and development of small business in South Africa, during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. The other two papers in the series were released previously. 

Fatal incident at Gold Field’s South Deep

14th April 2021 An employee at gold miner Gold Fields’ South Deep mine, in South Africa, lost his life in a mining incident on April 13. Vumile Mgcine, a shaft timberman, succumbed from injuries sustained while attempting to unblock a shute outlet on an underground conveyor belt, the company reports. 

Sustainable, inclusive manufacturing needed in Africa

13th April 2021 Africa needs sustainable and inclusive manufacturing to bolster economic growth and create jobs and now is an opportune time for this to mitigate the impact of the pandemic and capitalise on opportunities afforded by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This was indicated by speakers... 

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