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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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Sandton Central introduces sensory pedestrian crossing traffic signal

14th December 2018 Sandton Central Management District has introduced new initiatives at Sandton Central, that of traffic signals that improve streets for pedestrians, including those with impaired vision, and all other road users. Working closely with the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA), Sandton Central, which is... 

Maluti Crescent Shopping Centre Phase 1 complete

14th December 2018 Maluti Crescent Shopping Centre, formerly Setsing Crescent in Phuthaditjhaba, in the Free State, has unveiled the first part of its major redevelopment and expansion undertaken by JSE-listed retail real estate investment trust Vukile Property Fund; and is well on track for its official launch on... 

Emira highlights good demand, pricing for debt refinancing programme

13th December 2018 Emira Property Fund has, to date, successfully refinanced more than R1.2-billion of its debt maturing in the current financial year ending June 30, 2019, and is experiencing “keen demand and favourable pricing” in the process, the company noted in a statement on Thursday. In September, the... 

Eskom signs R1.5bn AFD loan agreement

13th December 2018 Eskom and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) on Thursday signed a R1.5-billion loan agreement to support the electricity utility’s investments in extending and strengthening its power transmission grid along the west coast of South Africa. This loan constitutes the first tranche of a... 

Testing confirms coproduct potential at Mina do Barroso

13th December 2018 Savannah Resources, which is focused on becoming Europe’s most significant producer of lithium spodumene concentrates from its Portuguese Mina do Barroso project, has successfully produced saleable quartz and feldspar coproducts from its ongoing metallurgical test work at the project. Coproducts... 

2019 Petco Awards open for nominations

13th December 2018 The South African polyethylene terephthalate (PET) industry’s biggest celebration of recycling and waste management excellence, the Petco Awards, are now open for nominations. The awards recognise leadership and future-thinking across the PET industry and beyond in addressing a reduction in, as... 

Iamgold tables maiden resource for Gossey deposit

13th December 2018 Canada-based gold major Iamgold has announced an initial mineral resource estimate for the Gossey satellite deposit, located about 15 km north-west of its Essakane operation in Burkina Faso. The resource estimate comprises 10.5-million tonnes of indicated resources averaging 0.87 g/t of gold for... 

Afrox seeks to improve efficiencies in light of declining growth

13th December 2018 Against a backdrop of subdued economic growth during the past two years, which Afrox believes will prevail in the medium term, the company has reviewed its operating model to enable continued growth in earnings, the company said in a trading statement released on Thursday. Particular areas have... 

Government launches e-Recruitment system

12th December 2018 The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) has officially launched government’s e-Recruitment system, which enables job seekers to apply for positions in the public service through an online platform. The system was launched by Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda... 

South Africa’s mining production increases 0.5% y/y – Stats SA

11th December 2018 Mining production lifted marginally, by 0.5% year-on-year, in October, primarily on the back of strong growth in platinum group metals (PGMs), diamonds and manganese ore output, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). Production of PGMs, which occupy the second-highest weighting in the... 


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