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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Guyana exploring mining of other rare minerals

More attention will be placed on the mining of rare earth minerals, particularly lithium in the coming year, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman...

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...

Recent Articles

President, Opposition Leader meet on Public Service, Police Service Commissions

Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo this morning led a team to meet with a government delegation headed by President David Granger at State House. The...

David Rose Special School: ‘Incident was not as a result of any deliberate wrongdoing...

Following complaints made by the mother of an autistic child that teachers attached to the David Rose Special School intentionally burnt her child’s hand,...

Windies, Bangladesh face off in opener at Providence on Sunday

West Indies touched down in Guyana on Tuesday night as they seek to keep their momentum from the Tests going into Sunday’s first One-Day...

T&T teen killed in ‘shootout with cops’

(Trinidad Guardian) A 19-year-old man who was shot was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. He was identified...

Du Plessis wants batsmen to ‘trust their defence’

(ESPNCricinfo) Successful teams can make themselves dizzy in Sri Lanka, when after one or two losses they try to devise new plans on how...

BREAKING: Local Govt Elections set for Nov 12

Guyana's Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan announced, moments ago, that November 12, 2018 is the designated date for local government elections. According to the Department...

Man robbed on Thomas St by armed duo who also wanted his motorcycle

A 37-year-old construction worker was on Wednesday evening robbed of one eight penny weight gold ring- valued at $40,000- by two men- one reportedly...

Albion Estate short 600 workers after GuySuCo sacked 3000 from East Berbice Estates

The Albion Estate on the Corentyne Coast in East Berbice has vacancies for 600 workers of various categories, and may not be able to...

Presidential candidate for PPP to be named by year end- GS

General Secretary (GS)of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, has outlined that a Presidential candidate for the party could be selected by...

EYEWITNESS: Remembering…

…Mandela Yesterday, Nelson Mandela – who was born in the same year as Cheddi Jagan – would’ve been 100 years old. It’s a sign of...