[www.inewsguyana.com] – As part of a high level visit by government officials to the Guyana Goldfields’ Aurora Gold Mines, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud has commended the company for progress made thus far.
A press release from the Ministry noted that Minister Persaud assured that the relevant agencies will continue to work closely with the company to ensure its mine plan is successfully completed. It was noted that the company is utilizing new technology and skills which require specialized training. As such, the Company currently employs over seven hundred persons of which twenty percent are expats.
The high level visit which included President Donald Ramotar and and Cabinet Members was organized in anticipation of Mining Week 2014 which will be observed from August 18-23, 2014 under the theme: “Improved Recovery, Reducing Impact: Securing the Future of Mining”