Tag: Puruni

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

Govt announces plans to begin works on several hinterland roads and culverts

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 15, 2019

- awaiting end of extended rainy season to commence works The Government of Guyana, through the ministries of Public Infrastructure ... Read More

Hinterland roads to be fixed in coming weeks

Hinterland roads to be fixed in coming weeks

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 9, 2019

─ works on the Itabali to Puruni Road shall commence soon ─ government wants to prevent hardship faced by drivers ... Read More

Puruni well assessment on-going

Puruni well assessment on-going

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 5, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, October 5, 2017 Following a request by the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) ... Read More

Ministry of Natural Resources orders fact-finding team to Puruni and Mazaruni following reports of river degradation from gold mining

Ministry of Natural Resources orders fact-finding team to Puruni and Mazaruni following reports of river degradation from gold mining

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 18, 2017

Georgetown, Guyana - April 18, 2017 The Ministry of Natural Resources has noted the recent media coverage emanating from a ... Read More

Rear Admiral (ret’d) Gary Best sworn in to probe Puruni mining death

Rear Admiral (ret’d) Gary Best sworn in to probe Puruni mining death

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 18, 2016

(MOTP) Georgetown, Guyana – (October 18, 2016) Presidential Advisor on the Environment, Rear Admiral (ret’d) Gary Best was, today, sworn-in ... Read More

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