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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Brazilian killed in Micobie mining accident

-Dredge was not authorised to operate by GGMC says MNR The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) says it has confirmed that a Brazilian man lost...

GGMC to undertake 12 mineral mapping projects in 2017

The Geological Service Division of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) will be undertaking 12 projects across the country aimed at mapping Guyana’s...

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...

Eteringbang Airstrip abruptly closes for 3 months

  ...leaves passengers stranded, miners, operators in a quandary Scores of persons were reportedly stranded, while miners and airline operators were left at their wits' end...

Land reclamation to be aggressively pursued – Trotman

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said he would petition the Ministry of Finance to set aside a greater portion of the gold royalties...

New unit to be set up with wardens to police Guyana’s extractive sector

Some 30 persons are to initially make up the corps of wardens to police the extractive sector.  Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said the...

Mercury free project to advance sustainable mining practices

Conservation International Guyana, is leading a civil society gold mining initiative to shift towards mercury free practices by 2025. The project was launched on...

US company buys 320 acres local land for gold exploration

United States mining company Ensurge has completed the purchase of a 320 acre island property near the mouth of the Cuyuni River, in Region...

Miners urged to take precaution during rainy season

Acting Commissioner of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Newell Dennison is urging miners to be extremely cautious during the rainy season. Dennison told...

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...

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Cricket West Indies chief executive, Johnny Grave, plans to meet with a quartet of exiled players following the...

US Judge rules against ending programme to protect Dreamers

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to end a programme protecting some young immigrants from...

Strong team shortlisted for Bolivia Volleyball Invitational

As the Bolivia Volleyball Invitational looms nearer, some 16 males were shortlisted to be part of the national senior team who will represent Guyana...

Gold medalist Doris says ‘doing well for the country is always important’

Guyana, a country undoubtedly beaming with talented sportsmen and women, more often than not finds one thing challenging: transferring domestic dominance to the international...

Lindener to serve 2 counts of life in prison for raping 8-y-o girl

A trade unionist was jailed after he was found guilty on two counts of rape on Tuesday. The jury returned with a guilty verdict,...

No tax amnesty for Billions owed by GSL – GRA

One month after Guyana Stores Limited (GSL) lost its legal battle against the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), regarding the payment of Corporation Tax, it...

UG introduces refrigerant management course

The University of Guyana (UG) today launched a refrigerant management and equipment presentation course that teaches new and emerging technologies to replace chemicals that...

Kitty Roundabout nearing completion

The Kitty Roundabout is about a month away from completion. This is according to Senior Engineer at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Sherod Parkinson. “We’re...

45 indigenous communities to be titled, demarcated

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has successfully completed the investigations for 45 hinterland communities identified for land titling and demarcation. This was confirmed...

Vessel seized with smuggled fuel to pay $36M in taxes- GRA

A shipping vessel which was discovered with over 200,000 gallons of suspected smuggled fuel during last week will have to pay some $36 million...