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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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...

Heavily armed bandits rob mining camps, wreaking havoc in Region 7

Sherrif Mining company located in Kartuni, Cuyuni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) is one of several mining operations that were allegedly robbed in the last...

First Phase of Lithium exploration successful

The Morabisi Lithium and Tantalum Project’s first phase has been completed and deemed a success. This is according to Greenpower Energy Limited Company Chief...

Recent Articles

Essequibo teen dies after crying out for ankle pains  

A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Man gunned down at pool party, 2 in custody  

As investigations continue into the shooting to death of a 28-year-old South Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, the Police have arrested and are currently grilling...

Guyanese registered vessel intercepted with cocaine in BVI

A Guyanese registered vessel was on July 18 last intercepted in Tortola with a total of 95 pounds of cocaine concealed in Thin-set cement. News...

Linden Passport Office yet to open

Almost a year after completion, the newly constructed Linden Passport Office in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is yet to be opened to serve members...

New landing equipment for CJIA in 2020

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has signed a contract with a Canadian firm to supply the airport with new technical equipment to aid...

6 months jail for man who stole chicken

A 23-year-old man who is accused to stealing some 170 pounds of chicken was today sentenced to serve six months imprisonment for failing to...

PSC says Lowenfield failed to address major concerns raised

The Private Sector Commission in a letter to Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) stated that he has failed to address...

GECOM CEO never advised President voters’ list bloated by 200,000

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has admitted that he never advised President David Granger that the voters’ list was bloated with 200,000 names,...

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...