Tag: Gold Mining

100 mining blocks for Mahdia residents

100 mining blocks for Mahdia residents

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- December 11, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Over 100 blocks of mining lands were up for grabs when the Ministry of ... Read More

Action Plan being developed for Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining sector via regional partnerships

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- November 9, 2019

─ Guyana, first country BCRC working with on NAP DPI, Guyana, Saturday, November 9, 2019 Members of the Basel Convention ... Read More

Field assessments begin for National Action Plan for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining sector

Field assessments begin for National Action Plan for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining sector

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- November 8, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Friday, November 8, 2019 Miners and persons connected to the local gold mining industry have been assured that ... Read More

No plan to replace mining in Guyana – Min. Trotman

No plan to replace mining in Guyana – Min. Trotman

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- November 6, 2019

−Guyana developing National Action Plan for ASGM sector. DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, November 6, 2019 The Government will not replace, nor ... Read More

Removing mercury from mining

Removing mercury from mining

Nikosi Bruce Nikosi Bruce- August 27, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 As Mining Week continues, day two of the mining and quarry conference saw new ... Read More

Stakeholders explore green mining practices

Stakeholders explore green mining practices

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 20, 2018

– Symposium marks beginning of Mining Week  DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 20, 2018 Mining Week 2018 got underway with a ... Read More

Key stakeholders meet to advance phasing out use of mercury

Key stakeholders meet to advance phasing out use of mercury

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 14, 2018

─ two major projects to be launched later this year DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Two major projects targeting ... Read More

Guyana Gold Board temporarily halts purchase of sponge gold

Guyana Gold Board temporarily halts purchase of sponge gold

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 20, 2018

- dealers will now need permit from EPA before being certified by Gold Board DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 20, 2018 ... Read More

Gold Board sources new equipment to ensure safe burning practices

Gold Board sources new equipment to ensure safe burning practices

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 17, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 The Guyana Gold Board (GGB) assures that the highest safety measure will be taken ... Read More

Small and Artisanal Miners are learning how to mine ‘greener’

Small and Artisanal Miners are learning how to mine ‘greener’

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 21, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, June 21, 2018 The Guyana Mining School opened its two-day symposium on greener mining for small and ... Read More

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