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Thursday, August 10, 2017

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...

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...

Recent Articles

Hand grenades found in house roof – at Linden

Police, acting on information received, went to an abandoned house at West Watooka Hilltop, Linden about 20:30h on Wednesday night and conducted a search...

Broadcast Amendment Bill: PPP/C plans to challenge it in Court- Nandlall

The People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) on Wednesday, disclosed plans to challenge the controversial Broadcast Amendment Bill in court. Government with a one seat majority...

PSC chides Govt on Broadcasting Bill

- dubs it “Flawed Amendment to Flawed Act” The Private Sector Commission (PSC) said it has noted with increasing concern, the passing last Friday,...

Mother charged for arranging sex for under age daughter

in Essequibo A thirty-five-year-old mother and house wife of lot 25 Bushot village on the Essequibo Coast was granted $150,000 bail for a sexual...

$10M reward for information leading to the arrest of remaining prison escapees- Police

One month after the tragic Camp Street riot and fire which led to the escape of eight (now three hardcore) inmates and weeks after...

Granny admits to cocaine found in gas cylinder …to spend 4 years behind bars

...charge against teen withdrawn A 51-year-old woman will now have to serve four years in prison and pay a $21M fine after she confessed that...

President’s revocation of rice farmers land leases unconstitutional- CJ rules

Acting Chief Justice (CJ) Roxane George-Wiltshire SC, earlier on Wednesday ruled against the President's revocation of rice farmers land leases, deeming it unconstitutional. She...

Mentally unstable man gets three years jail for wounding mother

A mentally unstable man was jailed for three months when he appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore charged for wounding his mother. Timothy Johnson, 26, of...

LETTER: GPL’s performance is unacceptable

Dear Editor, The treatment meted out recently by the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) to the residents of Ocean View, Uitvlugt has been reprehensible. For more...

Blackwood eager to get going in Test series

(CMC) With two half-centuries in four innings on tour, in-form stroke-maker Jermaine Blackwood says he feels in great touch as he gears up for the...