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Monday, March 27, 2017

700,000 ounces of gold targeted for 2017

690,000 ounces of gold declared this year Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said, yesterday, that his ministry will be aiming for 700,000 ounces...

Broomes to miners: Gov’t is worthy of your contribution

...says $2B earmarked to map entire country for 40 known minerals Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes has described Budget 2017, during...

Stop the pressure, “betrayal” of miners – Jagdeo urges Govt

Following Government’s decision to first remove a range of concessions afforded to the mining industry and increase taxation and regulations, and its more recent...

Gold miners reject ‘idiotic proposal’ by Govt to accept below-market prices

In addition to removing a range of concessions afforded to the mining industry and increased taxation and regulation that will certainly kill the already...

DUBBED ‘THE ULTIMATE BETRAYAL’: GGDMA, Govt clash over planned removal of mining concessions

Government and the representative mining association of Guyana are at loggerheads over purported plans to rescind widespread concessions granted to the industry. The concerns were...

Cabinet approves proposed reforms for Gold Board

Cabinet gave its approval for proposals to reform the Guyana Gold Board, Minister of State, Joseph Harmon announced yesterday. The proposals were presented by...

Gold likely to surpass production target

Gold declaration is 94 percent more than it was at this time last year and remains on track to surpass the 555,000 ounces projection...

”A DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN’ – Sunken dredge in Mazaruni River puts children,...

− residents call for authorities to take action Residents of Upper Mazaruni are concerned that if a sunken dredge in the Mazaruni River is not...

Small miners begin receiving mining claims

More than 50 small miners have been allocated mining claims as government honours its commitment to provide lands for small scale miners in the...

Mohamed’s Enterprise copped Top Dealer award – during Mining Week opening and awards ceremony

President David Granger, last evening, attended the opening ceremony for Mining Week activities, a yearly event organised by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission...

Recent Articles

Miners in Marudi told to get act together

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman will appoint a facilitator to help guide discussions among Romanex Guyana Exploration, miners and residents in the South...

West Indies must get familiar with Pakistan’s new faces, says Holder

Allrounder Jason Holder has put West Indies' loss in the first T20 against Pakistan largely down to the unfamiliarity factor, according to ESPNCricinfo. Shadab Khan,...

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to lead US federal overhaul

(BBC) President Donald Trump is expected to unveil a new unit aimed at overhauling the US federal bureaucracy, and headed by his son-in-law Jared...

High praise for Derek Walcott at funeral service

(Trinidad Guardian) Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott went to his final resting place amid unwavering praise and admiration of his talent, influence and work yesterday,...

Linden-Soesdyke Highway accident leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

A Victoria block maker is the latest Linden-Soesdyke Highway road fatality  following an early Sunday morning accident. Dead is Simon Paul, 30, of Victoria village,...

Flights disrupted by fire alarm at Piarco

(Trinidad Express) Flights at Piarco International Airport were temporarily grounded for just over an hour yesterday after a fire alarm went off in the...

‘SPOILED MEAT SCANDAL’: Beware of sausages, meat products imported from Brazil

The Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) is in receipt of an official communication from Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture via the Office of the...

GTT calls for audit into Digicel’s ‘illegal’ bypass with Suriname

Guyana Telephone Telegraph (GTT) has called for an independent audit into Digicel Guyana Inc unlicensed trans-border link between Guyana and Suriname that has been...

Leonora residents complain of financial hardships

…unburden sufferings to Opposition Leader Declining sales, piracy woes and a slowdown in the construction industry were among the issues raised by stall holders and...

DDL records $296M after-tax profit

– company preparing for oil production benefits The Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Group has raked in some $296 million taxed profits for the 2016...