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Daily Archives: September 14, 2016

Implementation of public infrastructure projects hits stumbling blocks

Slow implementation of multi-million dollar projects is dogging the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, partly because contractors are overburdened with projects and the unavailability of the required number of engineers. Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson said that up to August 31, 2016 GYD$11 billion of the GYD$24.28 billion set aside for capital works of the Public Sector Investment Programme were spent. ...

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Illegal plane found in southern Guyana

An illegal aircraft bearing what appears to be a United States (US) registration number was Wednesday discovered hidden in a clump of vegetation in southern Guyana. The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) said that on Tuesday September 13, 2016 it received information of an illegal aircraft at the Yupukari Airstrip, Region 9, Upper Demerara/Upper Takatu. On Wednesday September 14, 2016 , ...

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CAMS aircraft technicians stage sick-out

Peeved at the paltry overtime being paid and other poor working conditions, aircraft maintenance personnel at Caribbean Aviation Maintenance Systems (CAMS) on Tuesday downed tools for one day to send a signal to management. Christopher “Kit” Nascimento, spokesman for the Correia Group of Companies, which includes CAMS, told Demerara Waves Online News that there was no strike or industrial unrest ...

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