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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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Gemfields agrees settlement of £5.8m pertaining to claims by Leigh Day

29th January 2019 Gemfields announced on Tuesday that it has agreed, on a no-admission-of-liability basis, the settlement of all claims brought by law firm Leigh Day on behalf of individuals living in the vicinity of Montepuez Ruby Mining’s (MRM’s) mining concession in northern Mozambique. Gemfields holds a 75%... 

Newcrest partners with Mirasol in Chile

29th January 2019 Vancouver-headquartered project generator Mirasol Resources has signed a binding letter agreement with Newcrest International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Newcrest Mining, for an option to farm-in on the Gorbea high-sulphidation epithermal (HSE) gold projects in Chile. “Newcrest is the ideal... 

Magino project EA approved

29th January 2019 TSX-listed Argonaut Gold has received a positive decision statement for the environmental assessment (EA) under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 for its 100%-owned Magino project in Ontario, from Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna. The decision follows an EA... 

North American Palladium achieves guidance

29th January 2019 Toronto-headquartered North American Palladium produced a total of 237 461 oz of payable palladium in 2018, meeting the upper half of its 2018 guidance of between 230 000 oz and 240 000 oz. The 2018 production is also an increase of 18% on the 201 592 oz of palladium produced in 2017. 

African Battery Metals to restructure, raise £1m

28th January 2019 Africa-focused African Battery Metals has concluded a business restructuring and refinancing package that will enable it, subject to shareholder approval, to return to trading on the Aim, CEO Roger Murphy said on Monday. In a business update to shareholders, the company announced the conditional... 

First Quantum to process stockpiles at Cobre Las Cruces

28th January 2019 Canada-based base metals miner First Quantum Minerals said on Monday that it planned to start processing stockpiles at its Cobre Las Cruces mine, in Spain, “sometime in February”, while it continued to develop longer-term plans for the copper mine. Operations at Cobre Las Cruces were suspended... 

Sulaiman resigns as Wescoal CEO

28th January 2019 Waheed Sulaiman has resigned as CEO and director of Wescoal with effect from January 31. Wescoal’s board is in the process of recruiting a new CEO. 

Ramaphosa to speak at Mining Indaba

28th January 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa has been confirmed as a speaker for the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2019, which will be held in Cape Town from February 4 to 7. He is set to bring his investment agenda to the landmark twenty-fifth edition of the Indaba when he delivers an address on February 5.   

West Kytlim mining contract agreed for 2019 season

28th January 2019 London-listed precious metals producer Eurasia Mining on Monday announced that it had hired Uralmetmash, formerly Techstroy, for the 2019 mining season at the West Kytlim platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium and gold mine, in Russia. Techstroy was the contractor employed at the West Kytlim mine... 

Orion welcomes Tembo, noteholders’ support

28th January 2019 Dual-listed Orion Minerals has welcomed the support of Tembo Capital Mining and the holders of its convertible notes as it advances its Prieska zinc/copper project, near Kimberley, in South Africa’s Northern Cape. Tembo has provided Orion with a new A$3.6-million loan facility to progress the... 


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