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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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Sisulu calls for action against individuals “blocking development”

10th July 2020 Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has called for strong and immediate action to be taken against individuals who are preventing people from being moved into their new homes in the City of Cape Town. This comes after reports that a group of people from a Cape Town... 

Poultry industry requires threefold structural reforms

10th July 2020 The poultry industry in the country requires three structural changes to grow and contribute further to the country’s economy and overcome internal challenges, as well as the external challenge of cheap imports. This was indicated by National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) chief economic... 

Stage 2 load-shedding to start at 12:00

10th July 2020 The possibility that State-owned Eskom will implement load-shedding from 12:00 to 22:00 on Friday. This was owing to an increase in plant breakdowns exceeding 3 000 MW of capacity. While five generation units had been taken off the grid on Thursday night and Friday morning a breakdown at the... 

Growthpoint expects at least 15% y/y decrease in distributions a share

9th July 2020 Owing to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on it business, the rental relief that has been provided to tenants, arrear rentals and the ongoing uncertainty of the future impact of this crisis on the global economy, and its business in particular, JSE-listed Growthpoint Properties expects... 

Hyprop expands national solar project

9th July 2020 Real estate investment trust Hyprop is set to decrease its carbon footprint further, with the landlord expanding its solar project across 66% of its South African shopping mall portfolio. “As part of Hyprop’s drive to continually minimise the impact on the environment, one of our key focus areas... 

New GM appointed for FQM’s Kansanshi mine

9th July 2020 Anthony Mukutuma has been appointed GM of dual-listed First Quantum Minerals’ multimillion-dollar Kansanshi mine, in the Solwezi District of North Western province.  He is the first Zambian to hold the post of GM at Kansanshi, which is the largest copper mine in Africa by production. 

Caledonia's Blanket mine records strong production

9th July 2020 Gold miner Caledonia Mining's Blanket mine, in Zimbabwe, produced about 13 499 oz of gold in the quarter ended June 30. This is an increase of about 6.2% on the 12 712 oz produced in the corresponding quarter of 2019. 

At work, women disproportionately affected by Covid-19, says labour dept

9th July 2020 Women seem to be bearing the biggest brunt of contracting Covid-19 at work, according to the claims lodged with the Compensation Fund which indicate that more than 8% of the cases received so far involve women and this is consistent in all provinces, says the Department of Employment and Labour... 

Passengers urged to complete health forms prior to leaving for the airport

8th July 2020 Management of the OR Tambo International Airport has appealed to passengers to ensure the required traveller health questionnaire is completed before arrival at the entrance to the domestic terminal. Airport spokesperson Samukelo Khambule says the airport is facilitating greater numbers of... 

Committee calls for speedy investigations into fraudulent UIF claims

8th July 2020 The Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour has called on law enforcement agencies to speed up investigations into fraudulent claims paid out by the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). The Department of Employment and Labour and the UIF had briefed the committee on fraudulent claims and... 

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