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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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Carmeltazite recognised as a new and rare mineral

7th January 2019 Middle Eastern precious stone exploration company Shefa Yamim on Monday announced that carmeltazite, a mineral found in one of its gemstones, the carmel sapphire, has been recognised and approved as a new mineral by the International Mineralogical Association (IMA) Commission on New Minerals,... 

Firestone recovers 46 ct diamond at Liqhobong

14th December 2018 Firestone Diamonds has recovered a 46 ct white diamond, from its Liqhobong mine, in Lesotho. The diamond was recovered undamaged and will go on sale at the next tender, which is scheduled to take place at the end of January 2019. 

AfriTin marks first ore to plant at Namibia mine previously owned by SA entity

14th December 2018 Tin mining company AfriTin on Wednesday moved the first ore to plant at its Uis tin mine, in Namibia, setting the company on its way to reaching its goal of re-establishing the country as a major player in the tin mining industry. The company also undertook a blast at a targeted area of the mine... 

Testing confirms coproduct potential at Mina do Barroso

13th December 2018 Savannah Resources, which is focused on becoming Europe’s most significant producer of lithium spodumene concentrates from its Portuguese Mina do Barroso project, has successfully produced saleable quartz and feldspar coproducts from its ongoing metallurgical test work at the project. Coproducts... 

Iamgold tables maiden resource for Gossey deposit

13th December 2018 Canada-based gold major Iamgold has announced an initial mineral resource estimate for the Gossey satellite deposit, located about 15 km north-west of its Essakane operation in Burkina Faso. The resource estimate comprises 10.5-million tonnes of indicated resources averaging 0.87 g/t of gold for... 

South Africa’s mining production increases 0.5% y/y – Stats SA

11th December 2018 Mining production lifted marginally, by 0.5% year-on-year, in October, primarily on the back of strong growth in platinum group metals (PGMs), diamonds and manganese ore output, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). Production of PGMs, which occupy the second-highest weighting in the... 

De Beers partners with Bridgestone SA, Global Wheel to create local procurement opportunities

11th December 2018 Diamond miner De Beers has, through a partnership with tyre manufacturers Bridgestone South Africa (SA) and Global Wheel, facilitated a five-year contract for Chibadura Trading – a women-owned small, medium-sized and microenterprise (SMME) from Musina – to become the local distributor for... 

Harmony, Newcrest sign Wafi-Golpu gold mining project MoU with PNG govt

11th December 2018 Harmony Gold and its Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture (WGJV) partner Newcrest Mining on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, as an affirmation of the parties’ intent to proceed with the Wafi- Golpu gold mining project in Papua New Guinea. 

Kibo again extends development agreement deadline with Sepco III

11th December 2018 Dual-listed Kibo Energy’s board has elected to extend the deadline for the final confirmation of the strategic development agreement (SDA) with Sepco III for the Mbeya coal-to-power project (MCPP), in Tanzania, for a further four months to March 30, 2019. It has been agreed that this is a period... 

MC secures mining right for Chapudi project

11th December 2018 South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has granted MC Mining a mining right for its 74%-owned Chapudi coking and thermal coal project, in the Limpopo province. The Chapudi project, together with the Mopane and Generaal projects, comprise the company’s longer-term Greater... 


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