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Friday, March 22, 2019

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...

Broomes to miners: Gov’t is worthy of your contribution

...says $2B earmarked to map entire country for 40 known minerals Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes has described Budget 2017, during...

Gold miners reject ‘idiotic proposal’ by Govt to accept below-market prices

In addition to removing a range of concessions afforded to the mining industry and increased taxation and regulation that will certainly kill the already...

Concerns grow as SOCU seizes more jewellery

Jewellery traders and other members of the local gold business community are growing worried over what is developing into a consistent raiding and seizure...

Mohamed’s Enterprise copped Top Dealer award – during Mining Week opening and awards ceremony

President David Granger, last evening, attended the opening ceremony for Mining Week activities, a yearly event organised by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission...

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...

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...

Canadian Mining Company fails to pay its Guyanese workforce; employees fear exploited

  By Kurt Campbell – Sacre Coeur Minerals Ltd, a Canadian Mining company which holds 100% interest in approximately 978 square kilometers of mineral concessions...

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...

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...

Recent Articles

Region 6 calls on ‘illegal govt’ to step down

A peaceful protest in Region Six (East Berbice Corentyne) led by Regional Chairman, David Armagon and former Agriculture Minister, Leslie Ramsammy is currently being...

“This is an illegitimate Government” – PPP/C Presidential Candidate

“This is an illegitimate Government,” PPP/C Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali exclaimed as he joined the scores of persons who are calling on the coalition...

Ireland to host West Indies and Bangladesh for tri-series in May

Ireland will host West Indies and Bangladesh for an ODI tri-series in the first half of May, with a double round-robin phase followed by...

Sammy slams Cameron’s stewardship, urges support for Skerritt

  CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says the Dave Cameron administration could not take credit for the region's three...

PPP/C protests ‘illegal’ government

Supporters and executive members of the People Progressive Party/Civil took to the streets this morning to reiterate their stance that the APNU/AFC Government is...

Man stabbed, shot after intervening in argument

Phagway Day celebrations turned tragic for a young man after he was stabbed several times to his back and shot to his knee when...

Guyana has vast untapped resources – US Ambassador

In a welcome reception hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Guyana Inc for newly-accredited United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana Sarah-Ann Lynch...

Every local option was exhausted to resolve constitutional crisis issue – Opposition Leader

Having been unable to reach a compromise with the coalition Government regarding a possible date for the next General and Regional Elections, Opposition Leader...

Top Cop calls for “calm” as Appeal Court hands down decisions today

Police Commissioner Leslie James on Thursday implored that the “current calm, peace and tranquility” should remain throughout the nation as the decisions in the...

18 injured in Princess Street accident

Some 18 persons are now injured after a minibus crashed into a motorcar at Princess and High Streets, Georgetown. The incident occurred around 17:30hrs. Reports are...