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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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Pouroulis to remain Petra chairperson

20th March 2019 Petra Diamonds’ board has decided that its chairperson Adonis Pouroulis should remain in his position for now. Following a November meeting with shareholders, during which 22.12% of shareholders voted against his re-election as chairperson, the board and nomination committee considered the... 

Qiao resigns from Wesizwe board

20th March 2019 Fugui Qiao has resigned from the board of Wesizwe Platinum with effect from March 19. In a statement on Wednesday, the board extended its thanks to Qiao for his valuable contribution to the board and wished him well in his future endeavours. 

Benchmark ferrochrome price settled at $1.20/lb

19th March 2019 The European benchmark ferrochrome price has been settled at $1.20/lb for the second quarter of 2019, JSE-listed Merafe Resources said in a statement on Tuesday. This is an increase of 7.1% from the benchmark price of $1.12 /lb in the first quarter of this year. 

Jupiter appoints its first female director

19th March 2019 Jupiter Mines has appointed Melissa North to the board of directors as FD, effective March 18. North, who is the first female to be appointed to the Jupiter board, joined Jupiter in 2012 as group financial controller and was subsequently appointed CFO and company secretary. 

Bluebird raises funds for South Korean gold projects

18th March 2019 Asia-focused resource development group Bluebird Merchant has successfully raised £436 500, which it will use to advance its South Korean gold projects. The London-listed company reported on Monday that it had placed all the available headroom of 19 400 000 shares and that its management had... 

Testwork indicates 97% gold recovery possible at Sanankoro

18th March 2019 Cora Gold has received positive results from the preliminary metallurgical test work programme for oxide samples taken from the Zone A and Selin prospects at the Sanankoro gold discovery in the Yanfolila gold belt in Southern Mali. Preliminary results demonstrate that coarse ore gold recoveries... 

Wesizwe to scale back Bakubung’s output

18th March 2019 Wesizwe has resolved to implement a new mine plan at its Bakubung mine, in Rustenburg, which will entail the development of a one-million-tonne-a-year mine with a one-million-tonne-a-year processing plant to treat the ore. The company explained in a news release that the decision was taken as a... 

Kavango completes Phase 2 AEM survey at Botswana licences

18th March 2019 SkyTEM has completed Phase 2 of the airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey over the northern section of LSE-listed Kavango Resources’ prospecting licences that cover much of the Kalahari Suture Zone (KSZ) structure, in southwest Botswana. The AEM survey covered about 2 100 line kilometres to the... 

Resgen secures additional working capital

15th March 2019 Resource Generation (Resgen) has reached a conditional agreement with Noble Group for the provision of $4.7-million in additional working capital for Resgen’s subsidiary Ledjadja Coal to meet its financial needs up to June 30. Resgen will continue to work to secure project funding. 

Mining Charter provides certainty, but elements of concern remain – Leon

12th March 2019 The Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry 2018, better known as Mining Charter 3, came into force on Friday, March 1 – almost three years after the publication of the first draft. This brought to a close more than nearly three years of uncertainty and... 


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