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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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Drilling delineates new corridor of mineralisation at Kamoa-Kakula

14th November 2018 Exploration drilling at Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa North prospect area, which forms part of the 397 km2 Kamoa-Kakula mining licence, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has successfully delineated two new, continuous corridors of shallow copper mineralisation containing zones of thick,... 

Caledonia posts lower Q3 earnings as costs rise, gold price weakens

14th November 2018 A slightly weaker gold price and higher production costs contributed to a 17% year-on-year decrease in triple-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation’s adjusted earnings a share for the third quarter ended September 30 to $0.33. Gold production of 13 978 oz was 2.9% lower year-on-year owing to the... 

WGC publishes update to 2013 all-in sustaining cost guidance note

14th November 2018 The World Gold Council (WGC) has published an update to its June 2013 guidance note on all-in sustaining costs (AISC) and all-in costs (AIC). “Since its launch in 2013, we have monitored the use and application of the guidance note to ensure that it meets its objective of providing transparency... 

Kumba champions ‘zero-harm’ approach for mining industry

14th November 2018 The mining industry’s efforts to achieve zero harm are achievable, but this will need a fundamental change in mindset from mine leadership that includes a relentless focus on managing catastrophic and fatal risks, says Kumba Iron Ore safety and sustainable development executive head Philip... 

Diamond core intersections confirm geological model at Kodal’s Mali project

13th November 2018 Mineral exploration and development company Kodal Minerals has received assay results for the first two diamond drill holes completed during the wet season at the Sogola-Baoule and Boumou prospects on the company’s 450 km2 Bougouni lithium project, in southern Mali. The diamond core intersections... 

Wescoal reports strong interim results

13th November 2018 JSE-listed coal miner, trader and supplier, Wescoal has achieved solid results for the six months ended September 30, with headline earnings a share up 16% year-on-year, at 23.5c. Revenue increased by 28% year-on-year to R2.1-billion, while cash generation increased by 41% to R291-million, which... 

DDE and Stargems host six rough diamond tenders, over 2-million carats sold

12th November 2018 The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) and Stargems Group have completed six rough diamond tenders of Anhui-Congo Mining Investment Company goods, with over two-million carats sold. The tenders were held at the Almas Tower with around 200 diamond companies in attendance and were facilitated by the DDE... 

Gold has bottomed, but not out of the woods – Refinitiv’s GFMS

9th November 2018 Early signs of renewed professional interest in the market and an improvement in grassroots retail activity may signal that gold has reached its bottom and that prices are set to rise, the GFMS team at Refinitiv said on Friday, but warned that the yellow metal was not out of the woods yet.... 

De Beers, UN Women complete first round of trainer development workshop

9th November 2018 De Beers Group and the United Nations Entity for Women for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), in partnership with Blouberg and Musina municipalities, on Friday completed the trainer development workshops aimed at equipping trainers to deliver capacity-building programmes to... 

Bushveld lowers FY output guidance

9th November 2018 Integrated primary vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals has lowered the full-year production guidance for its Bushveld Vametco subsidiary downwards to between 2 600 t and 2 650 t, from the previously expected 2 850 t to 3 000 t. This is as a result of the impact of industrial action at the... 


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