Tag: Illegal Mining

Loggers, miners urged to help curb illegal activities

Loggers, miners urged to help curb illegal activities

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- January 16, 2021

Minister of Natural Resources, Hon. Vickram Bharrat has called on workers in the logging and mining industry to assist the ... Read More

GGMC intensifies monitoring and compliance activities

GGMC intensifies monitoring and compliance activities

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 12, 2020

-in keeping with sustainable governance of the mining sector As part of a renewed strategic vision for the extractive sector, ... Read More

Toshaos call for stiffer penalties on illegal and unsafe mining

Toshaos call for stiffer penalties on illegal and unsafe mining

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- October 10, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, October 10, 2019 Toshaos and other village leaders are calling on the government to enforce stricter penalties ... Read More

Natural Resources Ministry clamping down on illegal mining

Natural Resources Ministry clamping down on illegal mining

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 10, 2019

─ illegal mining camp shut down in 10 Miles, Bartica ─ illegal mining activities will not be condoned ─ Min. ... Read More

Forest operators benefit from capacity building project

Forest operators benefit from capacity building project

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 29, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Thursday, March 29, 2018 Forest operators can now function more efficiently following the conclusion of a US$108,000 internationally ... Read More

Natural Resources Ministry to foster closer relationship with NTC

Natural Resources Ministry to foster closer relationship with NTC

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 26, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Saturday, August 26, 2017 Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman assured that there will be a closer and ... Read More

Anyone found mining in a protected area will be arrested – Minister Harmon

Anyone found mining in a protected area will be arrested – Minister Harmon

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 2, 2017

DPI/GINA, Friday, June 02, 2016 Minister of State, Joseph Harmon has emphasised that Government’s position is that anyone found mining ... Read More

Kaieteur National Park under serious threat from illegal mining  -20 known camps observed

Kaieteur National Park under serious threat from illegal mining -20 known camps observed

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 30, 2017

  Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2017) In an effort to clamp down on mining in Protected Areas, the Government ... Read More

Residents call for end to mining in buffer zones

Residents call for end to mining in buffer zones

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 31, 2017

GINA Guyana, Friday, March 31, 2017 Mining operations have been discovered within buffer zones in various communities in Region Eight. ... Read More

GGMC to crack down on mining along river banks

GGMC to crack down on mining along river banks

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 20, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Monday, February 20, 2017 The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) has zero tolerance against mining along the ... Read More

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