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Miner buried alive as pit caves in

A miner was on Thursday last buried alive after a mining pit caved in at Ominaik Village, Upper Mazaruni River. The dead man has been...

Mining operation that resulted in child’s death was operating illegally- Police

The 11-year-old child who was killed in a mining pit cave-in on Thursday was reportedly working on a legitimate operation that was illegally being...

Punter crushed to death as pit caves in at Arakaka

A woman was killed on Tuesday after a mining pit caved in on her while punting for gold at Arakaka Backdam, North West District....

Guyana Goldfields production guidance down by 50%

...Net loss for the third quarter of 2018 amounted to US $2.2 million The Guyana Goldfields Inc. reported a 50 per cent downward third...

Consultations in progress for design of mining policy

The team commissioned to develop a strategic ten-year national mining policy framework is expected to produce a draft document shortly. According to the Department of...

Opposition Leader stands behind miners association …says criticisms against Govt were...

Government’s response to the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA)’s criticisms after the body called for a Commission of Inquiry into the death...

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...

Guyana Goldfields transitioning from surface to underground mining

...company to expend over US$120 million in the process The Guyana Goldfields Inc. is looking to expand its operations here by constructing the country’s first...

Govt releases ExxonMobil Contract

As promised, the Government today released the controversial contract and agreement which it signed with US-based oil giant ExxonMobil. At the same time, Raphael Trotman,...

Govt hikes processing fee for gold declarations

All miners, including small and medium scale miners, will now have to pay a hiked processing fee of $2,500 per ounce of gold they...

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The FoodMaxx Supermarket, a member of the Giftland Group of Companies, today, donated two thousand, eight hundred and eighty (2,880) pairs of gloves to...

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Calls being made for Mingo, Myers to play no part in elections recount

Now that the Appellate Court has cleared the way for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to go ahead with the recount of all ballots...