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Daily Archives: August 15, 2013

Mining School begins training

The Guyana Mining School and Training Centre Inc. got underway on Thursday with a Sector Skills Training Seminar. The five-day event, which had a ceremonial launch at the Guyana Forestry Commission, will address Confined Space Entry (Awareness); Transportation of Dangerous Goods; Fall Protection; and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. Representative of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) William ...

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Millions, guns and ammo grabbed from Toolsie Persaud Limited

A lone gunman on Thursday grabbed GUY$16.9 million dollars from two accounts clerks and guns and bullets from two guards while they were on their way to a city bank for Toolsie Persaud Limited , police said. Investigators said the incident occurred around 1 PM when the vehicle that the four men were inside stopped at Sussex and Charles Streets, ...

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Toolsie Persaud loses multimillion dollar contract, M&B Construction suspended

The Public Works Ministry has terminated a multi-million dollar sea defence contract that was undertaken by Toolsie Persaud Quarries Inc.,(TPQ) and suspended the contract for M&B Construction due to the companies’ unsatisfactory performance and total disregard for residents’ convenience and safety, the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported. Public Works Minister Robeson Benn, according to GINA, on August 14 requested that ...

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AFC pleads with supporters for time and understanding

The Alliance For Change (AFC) is pleading with its supporters for time and understanding as it continues to face public backlash from its decision to support the now in limbo Amaila Falls Hydropower Project. Persons have taken to the social media sites and the comments section of the news websites to vent on what they see as the party’s “betrayal” ...

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AFC wants comprehensive approach to address education failures

The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Wednesday congratulated the successful performers at this year’s CXC examinations but wasted little time in demanding what the government was doing about remedying the failures in the education system. At a news conference MP Trevor Williams began by extending congratulations to CSEC top performers Zimeena Rasheed and Yogeeta Persaud, CAPE top performer Shalita Appadu, ...

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