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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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Exceptional high-grade mineralisation found at Pensana’s Angola project

14th May 2019 New shallow, high-grade intersections received from a further 24 holes of the 66-hole reverse circulation infill drilling programme at ASX-listed Pensana Metals’ Longonjo neodymium and praseodymium (NdPr) project, in Angola, have returned some of the highest-grade NdPr mineralisation ever... 

SRR aims for record production in 2019

10th May 2019 Precious metals miner SSR Mining has delivered a strong production and financial performance in the March quarter, and is targeting record production for 2019, president and CEO Paul Benson said on Thursday. Benson indicated in a statement announcing the first-quarter results that the company... 

Minerals Council launches coal focused Mining for Schools module

10th May 2019 The Minerals Council South Africa has launched the third module of its Mining for Schools initiative – an online platform with resources for teachers and learners to reinforce, enhance and extend learning about the South African mining industry. Focusing on coal, the module sheds light on one of... 

Glencore lowers full-year copper output guidance

10th May 2019 Diversified miner Glencore has lowered its full-year production guidance for copper to 1.46-million tonnes, compared with the previously guided 1.54-million tonnes. The group, led by CEO Ivan Glasenberg, on Tuesday reported that its own sourced copper production for the first quarter of this year... 

Ncondezi Energy JDA entering final phase

10th May 2019 Ncondezi Energy has entered into the final phase of negotiations with its strategic partners, China Machinery Engineering Corporation and General Electric South Africa, to sign a binding joint development agreement (JDA) for the company’s integrated 300 MW power and coal mine project in Tete,... 

W receives advance on €5.3m Extremadura grant

9th May 2019 Aim-listed W Resources has secured a €3-million loan facility with Caja Rural de Extremadura that provides an advance of funding against the €5.3-million grant awarded by the Junta de Extremadura government, which is expected to be paid to the company in the fourth quarter of 2019. The €3-million... 

Harte Gold receives permit for 800 t/d operation

7th May 2019 TSX-listed Harte Gold on Monday announced a total refinancing of its existing debt and receipt of approval to increase operational throughput from 540 t/d to 800 t/d at its Sugar Zone mine, in White River, Ontario. The senior debt financing package for $72.5-million would be provided by BNP... 

Global gold-backed ETF holdings register net outflows in year to date

7th May 2019 Holdings in global gold-backed exchange-traded funds and similar products fell across all regions by 57 t to 2 424 t, equivalent to $2.2-billion in outflows, in April, the World Gold Council said in a statement on Tuesday. Global assets under management in dollars fell by 3% to $100-billion, as... 

Kirkland Lake raises bottom-end of production guidance

7th May 2019 Dual-listed Kirkland Lake Gold has raised the lower end of its production guidance for the year, on the back of strong first-quarter results at the Macassa mine, in Canada, and Fosterville mine, in Australia. The miner now expects to produce at least 950 000 oz, Kirkland president and CEO Tony... 

Drilling results indicate possible extension to New Luika's mine life

7th May 2019 The results of the first phase of a drilling campaign at the Bauhinia Creek deposit at Aim-listed Shanta Gold’s New Luika gold mine (NLGM) in Tanzania, identify positive intersections below the existing reserves that indicate that the existing underground decline may be continued and mine life... 


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