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‘We have no authority on our own land’ – Tasserene Toshao … as miners...

  An influx in the reckless and environmentally unfriendly mining activities in the Akawaio Village of Tasserene, Upper Mazaruni in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) is generating...

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...

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...

Dead Brazilian miners were illegal workers – GGMC

(www.inewsguyana.com) The four Brazilians who died on Thursday last when a mining pit collapsed were working illegally in Guyana. In fact, the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission...

”A DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN’ – Sunken dredge in Mazaruni River puts children,...

− residents call for authorities to take action Residents of Upper Mazaruni are concerned that if a sunken dredge in the Mazaruni River is not...

MNRE to meet with Baramita residents

A team from the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment and related agencies will engage in discussion with the Amerindian community of Baramita...

CDC announces emergency response teams for mining communities

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) will be creating systems in mining communities to be first responders in the event of mining related accidents, according...

Sand Miners owe Gov’t $132M in Royalties; Persaud urges better monitoring

- Sand miners currently owe the Guyana government at total of $132M in Royalties.  This revelation was made by Minister of Natural Resources...

Mahdia’s township status to be delayed

The move to clear the way for the hinterland community of Mahdia in Region Eight to  become a town, before May 26, 2016 may be delayed...

Phasing out of Mercury will not have severe impact on small miners – Persaud

– Natural Resources and Environment Minister Robert Persaud is reassuring small miners that the phasing out and eventual elimination of mercury in the...

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