29.4 C
Georgetown, Guyana
Sunday, March 24, 2019

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...

GGDMA questions Govt’s intentions on disbursing concessions to small, medium scale miners

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association has articulated that while the Government has recognised the importance of the Gold and Diamond mining...

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...

Recent Articles

Man who assaulted wife allegedly beaten to death

Two men were apprehended in Bartica, Region Seven for their alleged involvement in the beating to death of a 32-year-old fruit vendor at Tuschen...

Several others arrested for illegal shotgun, cartridges found at Kupang Backdam

The 38-year-old chef who has been arrested by the police following the discovery of an unlicensed shotgun and live cartridges at a mining camp...

9-hour power outages expected this week

…as GPL conducts line maintenance Several communities in Georgetown and sections of the coast are bracing for at least nine hours of power outage during...

Oil and gas sector: Govt to handle sale of Guyana’s portion of crude...

…separate from ExxonMobil With first oil just around the corner, Guyana appears to be poised to market and sell its own portion of crude oil,...

Kitty man jailed for ganja possession

A Kitty, Georgetown man who admitted that he had a quantity of marijuana in his possession was on Friday jailed for three years and...

3 senior staff fired over Uitvlugt estate “flying knives” incident

The probe into the ‘knife-shredder’ incident at the Uitvlugt Sugar Estate’s has concluded and three senior staff, including one engineer, were fired. This was...

No ‘business as usual’ once Parliament reconvenes – MP

...as calls mount for removal of dual citizens from National Assembly If Parliament is reconvened by Government, it cannot be business as usual for...

Court of Appeal erred with 34 majority reasoning – Ram

Attorney and social commentator, Christopher Ram, has signalled his intention to the Court of Appeal’s recent rulings, saying that the court was “wrong” in...

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...