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Punter crushed to death as pit caves in at Arakaka

A woman was killed on Tuesday after a mining pit caved in on her while punting for gold at Arakaka Backdam, North West District....

Guyana Goldfields production guidance down by 50%

...Net loss for the third quarter of 2018 amounted to US $2.2 million The Guyana Goldfields Inc. reported a 50 per cent downward third...

Consultations in progress for design of mining policy

The team commissioned to develop a strategic ten-year national mining policy framework is expected to produce a draft document shortly. According to the Department of...

Opposition Leader stands behind miners association …says criticisms against Govt were...

Government’s response to the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA)’s criticisms after the body called for a Commission of Inquiry into the death...

Diamond explosion: Apparatus to trap gas in the works as clean-up ongoing- GGMC

Two weeks after an underground gas pocket exploded at a residence in Diamond, East Bank Demerara, the intense cleaning-up exercise is still ongoing, while...

Guyana Goldfields transitioning from surface to underground mining

...company to expend over US$120 million in the process The Guyana Goldfields Inc. is looking to expand its operations here by constructing the country’s first...

Govt releases ExxonMobil Contract

As promised, the Government today released the controversial contract and agreement which it signed with US-based oil giant ExxonMobil. At the same time, Raphael Trotman,...

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...

Heavily armed bandits rob mining camps, wreaking havoc in Region 7

Sherrif Mining company located in Kartuni, Cuyuni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) is one of several mining operations that were allegedly robbed in the last...

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...

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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...