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Thursday, October 6, 2022

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...

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...

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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...