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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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Lucara records lower Ebitda of $18.2-million for Q3

9th November 2018 Lucara Diamond Corp achieved earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of $18.2-million for the third quarter ended September 30, compared with the Ebitda of $49.8-million reported for the quarter ended September 30, 2017. The decrease in Ebitda reflects lower... 

Eastplats shareholder launches court petition against transactions with Union Goal

9th November 2018 Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) has received a petition, filed with the Supreme Court of British Columbia by 2538520 Ontario Limited, a shareholder of the company, seeking leave from the court to start a derivative action against certain of its current and former directors in relation to the... 

Developing-world coal miners at greater health, safety risk than their counterparts elsewhere – study

9th November 2018 Coal miners in developing countries are likely to be exposed to health and safety risks more often than those working in advanced economies, new research has found. Researchers from Cardiff University, funded by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), have found that a lack of... 

Wescoal expects to report higher interim earnings

8th November 2018 Wescoal expects its headline earnings a share for the six months to September 30 to increase by between 3.5% and 23.3% year-on-year to between 20.9c and 24.9c. Earnings a share are expected to increase by between 2.2% and 17.8% to between 23c and 26.5c. 

WGC launches gold data, analytics and research platform

8th November 2018 The World Gold Council (WGC) on Thursday launched Goldhub, a source of data, insights and analytical tools to help investors understand gold’s value as a strategic asset. Goldhub will provide investors with a range of data that is necessary when making informed decisions in relation to gold... 

Tsodilo receives BK16 valuation

8th November 2018 Tsodilo Resources has received the results of an independent modelled grade and diamond value for an aggregate 77.94 ct parcel of 502 commercial size diamonds. These were recovered during large diameter drilling (LDD) from four kimberlite units at the BK16 kimberlite pipe, in the Orapa Kimberlite... 

Wits School of Mining Engineering appoints Bryan Watson as associate professor

8th November 2018 Professor Bryan Watson has been appointed associate professor in the School of Mining Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). He has been an adjunct professor at the school since July 2016 and brings extensive experience in mining research and development, mining operations,... 

Botswana Diamonds signs mining contract with Palaeo Minerals

7th November 2018 Botswana Diamonds has concluded a mining contract with Palaeo Minerals, covering both bulk sampling activities and future full-scale mining, at the Thorny River project, in South Africa. Palaeo is an experienced mining contractor that operates in South Africa and Zimbabwe. 

RBPlat posts improvements in key performance indicators in September quarter

2nd November 2018 Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) recorded improvements across key performance indicators in the quarter ended September 30. The company achieved an 18.4% increase in tonnes delivered to concentrators to 939 000 t, while tonnes milled increased by 18.9% to 981 000 t, supported by higher delivered... 

Minerals Council, coal and platinum CEOs brief Mantashe on mining sector’s challenges

2nd November 2018 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe met with the executive of the Minerals Council South Africa and CEOs in the coal and platinum sectors on Friday to receive a briefing on the challenges faced by companies in these sectors, and to work on finding solutions for the long-term sustainability... 


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