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Monday, January 23, 2017

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...

Miner killed in accident at Omai

A man has been killed following a mining accident in Omai Gold Mine in Region Seven (Cuyuni/ Mazaruni on Tuesday, the Ministry of Natural...

Mining industry has to do more to regulate itself – Minister Trotman

The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) will review its management and organisational structure to deal with the many challenges it faces,  Minister of...

Anti-gold smuggling laws need to be enforced – Allicock

Gold exports are one of the main sources of revenue that adds significantly to the Guyanese economy. The associated industries of the precious commodity...

Guyana Goldfields Inc. pours 75,000 ounces of gold within six months

The Aurora Mines of Canadian company, Guyana Goldfields Inc. has produced an estimated 75,000 ounces of gold for the first half of this year,...

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Indian High Commission makes book donation

The High Commission of India in Georgetown has donated 160 books – a total of 63 titles with multiple copies -  to the Guyana...

Police arrest 3 after raid unearths high-powered firearms, matching ammo

A Police raid on Sunday evening resulted in the arrest of three males after investigators unearthed two high-powered firearms along with matching ammunition at...

Drama in Tucville as horse thief evades arrest

A horse thief managed to evade arrest after Police gave chase in Tucville, Greater Georgetown, with a horse he had stolen some two weeks...

‘Leaning dangerously’

Motorists and pedestrians plying the Mandela Avenue area closer to the Plaza Bridge are doing so at the risk of a dangerously hanging GPL...

Govt attacks on Chancellor ‘unprecedented in its savagery’ – Ramkarran

…says blatant intimidation signals to judiciary “toe the line” The State-owned Guyana Chronicle has over the past few months been waging an obscene and libellous,...

Man killed after car slams into Soesdyke utility pole

A father of one was in the wee hours of Sunday killed after he reportedly lost control of his car and crashed into a...

Explosion at BM Enterprise kills CEO’s brother, leaves another injured

One man is now dead, and another injured following an explosion at the BM Enterprise ice plant in Houston, around 10:30hrs today. Inews understands that...

US Ambassador to Guyana remains on job- Embassy PRO

… not affected by President Trump’s envoy recall While newly elected Unites States President Donald Trump has announced a major shakeup in his country’s foreign...

The policemen who dressed as women to hide from IS

(BBC) When the so-called Islamic State group seized control of a town near Mosul and began killing police officers, some of them resorted to...

Bridge causes massive flooding on highway farms

… farmers call for Govt intervention A section of the flooded farmland on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway Several farmers in the vicinity of Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke/Linden...