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Daily Archives: March 22, 2018

Guyana Gold Board investing in improving service to miners; rules out refunding silver earnings, abolishing fees

Even as the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) boasts of reducing its deficit and investing a huge amount of cash to strengthen the security of its database and allow miners to register with that regulatory agency on the phone, gold miners were Thursday up in arms over the board’s decision not to refund monies earned from silver. GGB Chairman, Gabriel Lall ...

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Trinidad experts arrive to check on mercury emissions at Gold Board after GGMC workers test positive

The Guyana Gold Board has hired experts from Trinidad and Tobago to confirm what the University of Guyana (UG) has already told that regulatory agency- that mercury emissions no longer pose a risk to people in the area, Gold Board Chairman, Gabriel Lall said Friday. “We have moved very aggressively to address that problem. As I speak right now, somebody ...

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Kwakwani gets improved electricity supply

Residents of Kwakwani are now benefiting from improved electricity supply as a result of the installation of two new generating sets by the Kwakwani Utilities Inc. (KUI), the  Ministry of Public Infrastructure said Thursday afternoon. A ceremony commissioning the two new 260 kilowatt generators was held at the Power Station. The new sets more than meet the demands of the ...

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Govt Pathologist: Burnt remains of Lindo Creek miners removed improperly; never witnessed post mortem or saw reports

Government Pathologist, Dr. Nehaul Singh on Thursday said proper procedures might not have been followed in removing the burnt remains of the eight miners at Lindo Creek in 2008, and he also said he refused to observe the autopsies that were conducted by a Jamaican team that had been brought into Guyana. Singh, a Cuban-trained highly experienced pathologist, also said ...

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