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Thursday, October 6, 2022

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

Eyewitness: Movin’ on…with Elections Petition

Over in Kenya, a land with some forty-odd tribes (some VERY odd!!), they have our electoral problems in spades, since they gotta contend with...

We intend to make Guyana an arbitration capital – AG

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mohabir Anil Nandlall, SC, said the government will continue to pursue a transformative legislative agenda designed to...

GRA institutes 10 charges against Ramps Logistics for false declarations

Resulting from recently completed investigations carried out by the Law Enforcement and Investigations Division of the Revenue Authority (GRA), ten charges have been instituted...

CDB approves US$12M for employability project in Guyana

The Government of Guyana has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to the tune of US$12,252,000 to roll out the Guyana Skills...

Trio charged for rape of Venezuelan woman at Bartica

Ryan Hendro, a 24-year-old miner of Sheet Anchor, Berbice; Aubrey Garraway, a 22-year-old miner of Second Avenue, Bartica; and Kevin Pollard called "Chiney", a...

500 homes to be constructed as Govt launches housing programme in Bartica

The Bartica Housing Programme was launched on Tuesday morning at the Bartica Community Center in Region Seven. Through the programme, residents will benefit from a...

GWI signs MoU with GINMIN to establish water supply system in Sand Hill

In keeping with its strategic plan to provide 100 percent potable water access countrywide by 2025, Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) on Tuesday signed a...

GO-Invest becomes ISO certified

The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) – which serves as a primary contact for investors to liaise with Government agencies throughout their investment process...

Guyana wants to become a venue for World Boxing Council events

President Dr Irfaan Ali has announced that the Government is pursuing the continuous development of the sports and sports tourism sectors of the country. Among...

Guyana to seek investors to develop a 30,000bpd oil refinery

Having already received significant interest from private entities regarding the establishment of an oil refinery in the country, the Guyana Government plans to soon...