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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cabinet approves proposed reforms for Gold Board

Cabinet gave its approval for proposals to reform the Guyana Gold Board, Minister of State, Joseph Harmon announced yesterday. The proposals were presented by...

Gold likely to surpass production target

Gold declaration is 94 percent more than it was at this time last year and remains on track to surpass the 555,000 ounces projection...

”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...

Small miners begin receiving mining claims

More than 50 small miners have been allocated mining claims as government honours its commitment to provide lands for small scale miners in the...

Mohamed’s Enterprise copped Top Dealer award – during Mining Week opening and awards ceremony

President David Granger, last evening, attended the opening ceremony for Mining Week activities, a yearly event organised by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission...

Miner killed in accident at Omai

A man has been killed following a mining accident in Omai Gold Mine in Region Seven (Cuyuni/ Mazaruni on Tuesday, the Ministry of Natural...

Mining industry has to do more to regulate itself – Minister Trotman

The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) will review its management and organisational structure to deal with the many challenges it faces,  Minister of...

Anti-gold smuggling laws need to be enforced – Allicock

Gold exports are one of the main sources of revenue that adds significantly to the Guyanese economy. The associated industries of the precious commodity...

Guyana Goldfields Inc. pours 75,000 ounces of gold within six months

The Aurora Mines of Canadian company, Guyana Goldfields Inc. has produced an estimated 75,000 ounces of gold for the first half of this year,...

Guyana seeking membership in extractive industries global body

The Ministry of Natural Resources aims to submit its application for membership to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in November. Ana Maria Rodriguez, a...

Recent Articles

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...