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Monday, February 19, 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...

Recent Articles

Truck driver arrested with unlicensed gun, ammo

A truck driver is now in the custody of the Police after he was early this morning discovered with an unlicensed pistol and ammunition...

Govt releases CGX oil contract

…Guyana gets 1% royalty, 53% profit sharing Weeks after its own self-imposed deadline expired, the Guyana Government has begun the process of releasing the contracts...

Over 50 women raped by men posing as taxi driver in Jamaica

The Jamaica Gleaner is reporting that over 50 women in Jamaica have reported being raped over the past two years by men posing as...

Soesdyke residents arrested with stolen items

Two Soesdyke, East Bank Demerara (EBD) residents are now in police custody after they were on Saturday afternoon caught by Police with stolen items...

Ann’s Grove man killed in early morning accident

A 27 year old man early this morning lost his life following a two vehicle smash up on the Vreed-en-hoop Public Road, West Coast...

Corporal arrested following robbery of Prison Officer

A Police Corporal along with another man are now in the custody of the Police following a robbery committed on a Prison Officer on...

President gives condolences on passing of Justice Mohamed Shahabuddeen

President David Granger, has extended condolences to the family and loved ones of the Justice Mohamed Shahahbuddeen following his passing. Justice Mohamed Shahabuddeen, according to...

AFC to now contest LGE with APNU, Trotman mandated to write President

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Alliance For Change (AFC) having met on February 17, 2018 at a duly constituted meeting, has mandated...

Lorry driver pinned to death in Potora accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on the 14 Miles Potora Road involving motor lorry GSS 6366 attached with motor trailer TRR...

Coldingen fire destroys manufacturing complex

...businessman counting losses Businessman, Keith Moonasar, is now counting his losses after his furniture manufacturing complex-Supra International, at Coldingen on the East Coast of Demerara,...