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Monday, June 25, 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

Hike in water rates will add another burden on the populace- FITUG

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) says it was disturbed to learn, from media reports, of the decision to increase water...

UG prepping to play its role in emerging oil and gas sector …as...

The University of Guyana (UG), is moving aggressively to put systems in place to play its role in Guyana's emerging oil and gas sector. During...

Diamond explosion: Apparatus to trap gas in the works as clean-up ongoing- GGMC

Two weeks after an underground gas pocket exploded at a residence in Diamond, East Bank Demerara, the intense cleaning-up exercise is still ongoing, while...

World Cup reporter shouts at man who tried to kiss her on camera

(CNN) A Brazilian sports journalist was praised for her reaction towards a man who tried to kiss her while she was reporting from the...

India face NZ on triple-header opening day at Providence Stadium in Women’s World T20

Defending Champions West Indies will take on the winner of the World T20 Qualifier under lights on a triple-header opening day on November 9...

Guyanese among 35 foreign nationals held in T&T hotel raid

Police in Trinidad have detained 35 foreign nationals suspected of prostitution during a raid at a hotel and bar in central Trinidad, early yesterday. According...

Opposition seeking answers on Govt’s “unlawful” use of Special Prosecutors- Nandlall

Government's hiring of Special Prosecutors, a move which former Attorney General Anil Nandlall contends is unlawful,  is expected to be placed under the microscope...

EYEWITNESS: Funding…

…for “we own” Half of the PNC supporters live in Georgetown and its environs. And with politics in Guyana dominated by the doling out of...

Poll: CCJ Appeal is to prevent Jagdeo from presidency

-  voters question CCJ's impartiality and fairness Dear Editor, Voters feel that the Guyana Government’s appeal (led by the People’s National Congress (PNC)) at the Caribbean...

FIFA WORLD CUP 2018: Colombia keeps World Cup hopes alive by defeating Poland

After a disastrous start against Japan last week, Colombia got exactly what it needed against Poland on Sunday: A big win led by their...