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Monday, May 20, 2019

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...

US company buys 320 acres local land for gold exploration

United States mining company Ensurge has completed the purchase of a 320 acre island property near the mouth of the Cuyuni River, in Region...

Miners urged to take precaution during rainy season

Acting Commissioner of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Newell Dennison is urging miners to be extremely cautious during the rainy season. Dennison told...

Recent Articles

Children who witnessed mother being killed by their father to receive counselling

The children of the 39-year-old woman who was knifed to death by her husband on Thursday last will be receiving counselling. This is according to...

Woman dies in motorbike accident at Mahdia

A 24-year-old woman is now dead after she succumbed to injuries she received in a motorcycle accident at Mahdia, Region Eight. Abidacy Klass od Norton...

Clive Lloyd believes all-rounders will have biggest roles

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — One of the greatest West Indies captains of all time, Sir Clive Lloyd expects all-rounders to play a decisive...

House-to-House Registration: Former GCCI President says GECOM legal advice appears in line with the...

The recent legal opinion by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) Legal Officer that the expired voters’ list should be refreshed without house-to-house registration continues...

Several injured in High Street accident

Several persons were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for medical treatment after the minibuses they were travelling in were involved in...

Mother of 6 dies after eye removed

Sunita Vandyke, the mother of six who recently lost her eye weeks after giving birth at the Suddie Hospital in Region 2, has died. She...

Armed bandits beat, rob Diamond residents during birthday celebration

The birthday celebration of a Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara resident turned into a nightmare when armed bandits stormed into her house on...

1 confesses to killing “White Boy”

One man has reportedly confessed to killing 23-year-old Patrick Matthew Fraser also called “White Boy”, who was fatally shot at Norton Street, Bagotstown, East...

Australian finds A$100,000 gold nugget using metal detector

(BBC) An Australian man has unearthed a 1.4kg (49oz) gold nugget with a metal detector while wandering Western Australia's gold fields, say locals. A shop...

Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard named among West Indies’ World Cup reserves

West Indies have named allrounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo in their 10-man list of reserve players for the upcoming World Cup. Bravo, who "officially...