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Thursday, September 19, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New unit to be set up with wardens to police Guyana’s extractive sector

Some 30 persons are to initially make up the corps of wardens to police the extractive sector.  Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said the...

Mercury free project to advance sustainable mining practices

Conservation International Guyana, is leading a civil society gold mining initiative to shift towards mercury free practices by 2025. The project was launched on...

Recent Articles

Opposition “disappointed” with February 2020 timeline

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo this afternoon expressed disappointment with the proposed February 2020 elections timeline. However, he noted that the People's Progressive Party will work...

Under pressure, President says not in breach of Constitution

In response to the strongly worded statement by the foreign powers this morning, that the Guyana government is in breach of the country’s Constitution,...

Autopsy finds US-based Guyanese chef was strangled

An autopsy has confirmed that the US-based Guyanese man who was discovered dead in his Kitty, Georgetown apartment on Sunday morning was strangled. Inews understands...

PPP protests “illegal” Govt

Scores of supporters of the Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) are currently protesting outside of the Pegasus Hotel, Georgetown - where President David Granger...

Guyana Govt in breach of the Constitution – Diplomatic Community

See full statement below: The United States of America Ambassador to Guyana, H.E. Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch, United Kingdom High Commissioner to Guyana, H.E. Greg Quinn...

GECOM ready for elections by end of February 2020

The Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice Claudette Singh has indicted to President David Granger that the entity will be ready for...

‘Put Guyana first’ – ERC urges political stakeholders

The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) has expressed concerns over the current political impasse regarding the hosting of General and Regional Elections, and is urging...

Boy, 16, found guilty of rape of 6-yr-old

After being found guilty of rape at just 16 years old, Trevlon Frank now awaits his sentencing whilst on remand for the crime. This comes...

Woman rescues 4-year-old grandson as fire razes Plaisance home

A woman and her four-year-old grandson are now homeless after their Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD) home was destroyed by fire early Wednesday night. The...