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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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...

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...

Recent Articles

SOCU taking orders from Ministers- Jagdeo

...says Commissioner of Police out of the loop ...Govt developing a pattern of attack It seems as though there is a nexus connecting the Public Security...

Defects to turnkey homes will be fully rectified soon- CH&PA

Recipients of the government’s turnkey houses will soon get access to their homes as the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) is currently wrapping...

Hero CPL announces dates for ‘biggest and best’ campaign

Tournament to start in St. Lucia on 4 August and will conclude on 9 September 2017 CEO Damien O’Donohoe says fifth instalment of...

Trump: Time to remove ‘blindfolds’; U.N. must ready new North Korea sanctions

By Steve Holland and Ben Blanchard | WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose...

Stokes key in snapping Mumbai’s streak

Rising Pune Supergiant 160 for 6 (Tripathi 45, Rahane 38, Bumrah 2-29, Karn 2-39) beat Mumbai Indians 157 for 8 (Rohit 58, Parthiv 33,...

Mandatory DNA testing before child maintenance, T&T official suggests

(ANTIGUA OBSERVER) Mandatory DNA testing should be required before child maintenance orders are granted for children in Antigua & Barbuda and the wider region, the...

WI vs Pakistan, Day 4: Pakistan take control

(AFP) Pakistan took advantage of lapses in the field to reach 322 for five at lunch in the first innings on the fourth day...

Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall called in for questioning by SOCU

...in relation to missing law books Inews was reliably informed that the Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU) has called in former Attorney General Anil Nandlall...

Brazilian miner in custody for unlicenced firearm, ammo

A 47-year-old Brazilian miner was yesterday afternoon arrested at her mining camp at Black Water Backdam, Konawaruk, Region 8 with an unlicenced single barrel...

Teacher among 4 busted with marijuana in different incidents

A First Avenue, Bartica, resident was on Sunday afternoon arrested at his home with four hundred and ninety-one (491) grams of Cannabis. Police acting on...