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Daily Archives: March 25, 2018

Aurora Gold Mines workers’ committee working well, but trade unions are welcome- company official

Aurora Gold Mines on Sunday  said it was open to having its more than 600 workers unionised, but at the same time Administration Manager, Peter Benny believed that the committee system was working well. “Currently, there is no union and the workers have their own committee that deals with grievances that meet as often as possible, once a month, to ...

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“We will assure that our people can work safely underground”- Aurora Gold Mines official

Aurora Gold Mines (AGM) on Sunday assured that its planned underground mining would include safeguards against a collapse of the tunnel  leading to the gold deposit of more than two million ounces. “That begins with geotechnical engineers determining how wide we can mine without a collapse so we engineer the solution and we also put roof bolts into the top ...

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Aurora Goldmines says all its gold is declared

Aurora Gold Mines/ Guyana Goldfields on Sunday rejected suggestions that all of the gold produced is not declared. Officials said the vault in the refinery is under tight video surveillance and those who have access to the combination lock codes for the vault are 90 percent Guyanese. Administration Manager, Peter Benny said representatives of the Guyana Gold Board, Guyana Geology ...

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Update: Suspected bandit admits to other robberies, hands over weapons; accomplices on the run

A labourer was Saturday night shot and robbed of three cellular phone and other articles while he was at his home at High Reef, Albion, Corentyne, police said. One of the suspects was arrested shortly afterwards, and the Guyana Police Force said the man has admitted to committing other robberies. “The arrested suspect has also admitted to have committed two ...

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