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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Aurora Gold Mine ready for underground exploration in Guyana

Guyana Goldfields, the owner of Aurora Gold Mine (AGM), located in the north-west of Guyana’s Mazaruni Region, is set to begin underground mining very...

Discussions with RUSAL progressive – Bauxite Union

There have been significant improvements in the discussions held on Tuesday between the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (GBGWU) and the Russian-owned bauxite...

Government threatens to shut down RUSAL

After a series of protests by various stakeholders in Guyana against the recent actions of Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI), which is owned...

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...

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“Ponzi Scheme” couple supplied empty, fake accounts to State

Attorney General Anil Nandlall says the government's best efforts to facilitate the return of millions of dollars to Guyanese who were victims of an...

UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine

(BBC) The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vaccination. Britain's medicines...

Finance Minister seeking funding to reinvigorate agri sector

With Government moving full speed ahead in terms of its reinvigoration of the agricultural sector to assist in boosting Guyana’s economy, the country’s Senior...

Keep Christmas gatherings small – PM urges

  Prime Minister Mark Phillips has appealed to the public to keep their holiday festivities small and in accordance with the COVID-19 measures. On the sidelines...

GuySuCo forges ahead with second crop production target despite challenges

Harvesting of sugar cane across the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) intensifies as production pushes to 52,139 MT of sugar for the Second Crop, 2020. The...

School uniform and supplies voucher distribution begins in Georgetown

The Department of Education - Georgetown launched the distribution of the School Uniform and Supplies Voucher programme in the Georgetown Education District. The simple but...

GTT customers can now check all outstanding balances via telephone

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) has recently added a new automated assistant to provide postpaid customers with the ease of checking their...

Motorcyclist critical after colliding with car in WBD accident

A 40-year-old motorcyclist is now in a critical condition after he collided with a motorcar along the Stanleytown Public Road, West Bank Demerara (WBD)...

Molly Hassan is new Deputy General Manager at GuyOil

Former Chief Executive Officer of the National Communications Network (NCN) Molly Hassan has been appointed Deputy General Manager of the Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil). The...

Linden youth hospitalised after stabbed multiple times

A 23-year-old man of Christianburg, Wismar, Linden is now hospitalised after he was on Monday stabbed several times about his body by a man...