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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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Wescoal to acquire surface rights to expand Vanggatfontein colliery

11th June 2019 JSE-listed Wescoal has, through its Keaton Mining subsidiary, entered into two indivisible memoranda of agreement for the purchase of immovable property from Johan Louis Venter Testamentere Trust (JLV Testamentere Trust) and Andries Schoeman Brakfontein Boerdery (ASB Boerdery). Keaton will... 

Greenpeace study recommends Eskom sell its coal-fired power stations

11th June 2019 A study commissioned by Greenpeace Africa recommends that State-owned Eskom, as part of its reform, gradually spin out its coal-fired power generation activities to new generation companies that will operate the power plants for the remainder of their operating lives. Greenpeace had commissioned... 

Bushveld Energy partners with US company on vanadium electrolyte rental product

10th June 2019 Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals’ 84%-owned Bushveld Energy subsidiary has enabled the successful deployment of a vanadium electrolyte rental product in industrial-scale batteries developed and sold by Avalon Battery Corporation of Fremont, California. Bushveld Energy and Avalon worked together to... 

AfriTin receives further assay results for Namibia mine

10th June 2019 Aim-listed AfriTin Mining has received the second batch of assay results as part of a resource validation drilling programme at its Uis tin mine, in Namibia. The programme was aimed at validating the historic information disclosed by SRK in 1985 and designed to support the declaration of a... 

AngloGold’s confidence in its TSF management system intact

10th June 2019 Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti’s board of directors and management believe the company’s management and governance approach provides an effective way to manage the risks associated with tailings storage facilities (TSFs). The company has 34 TSFs across its global portfolio, of which 60% are active,... 

Avesoro cuts output guidance, warns of higher costs

10th June 2019 West African gold producer Avesoro Resources has revised donwward its production guidance for this year to between 180 000 oz and 200 000 oz, compared with previous guidance of between 210 000 oz and 230 000 oz. CEO Serhan Umurhan noted in a statement issued on Monday that the company had, during... 

Finnish agency orders audit firm to probe Afarak’s accounts for certain financial periods

7th June 2019 The Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland has ordered audit firm Idman Vilån Grant Thornton Oy, with Chartered Accountant Jussi Savio as principal auditor, to conduct a special audit of LSE-listed Afarak Group’s administration and accounts for various financial periods.... 

Copper anomaly identified at ABM’s Kisinka project

7th June 2019 Aim-listed African Battery Metals on Friday reported the identification of a copper anomaly related to the undifferentiated roan horizons passing through the length of its Kisinka copper/gold licence area in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In a statement on Friday, African Battery Metals... 

Record 24.98 ct diamond recovered at Kareevlei

7th June 2019 Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds has recovered its largest diamond to date, a 24.98 ct gem-quality diamond. This diamond, which was recovered from its Kareevlei diamond mine, near Kimberley, in South Africa’s Northern Cape, would shortly be put to tender. 

Kibo marks progress at Benga project

7th June 2019 Africa-focused Kibo Energy is continuing to advance the development of its Benga power plant project, in Mozambique. The company has completed an independent base case financial model and initial findings have demonstrated the economic robustness and viability of Benga under a base case... 


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