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Daily Archives: December 18, 2018

Guyana to be remapped for better land management, mineral location

The Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) has begun plans to map Guyana properly for the first time since the 1960s to assist government and the private sector about land use and mineral deposits, GLSC Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, Trevor Benn said. Benn said Region One (Barima-Waini) would be the firs to be mapped, a process that could take at ...

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6,000 acres of Demerara lands for housing, commerce, industry and agriculture

The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) will be opening up some 6,000 acres of state land for residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural purposes in Region 4. GLSC’s Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Trevor Benn, in making the announcement, said the move would see Guyana advancing to the 21st century in infrastructure that will encompass better roads and sidewalks, green spaces and a mix of ...

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Small businesses to be screened for govt’s 20 percent contract procurement scheme

Small businesses in Guyana will from January 1, 2019 be able to access 20 percent of government contracts for  goods and services, even as government’s Small Business Bureau said they would be screened to avoid big companies from setting up small businesses to front for them. Chief Executive Officer of the Small Business Bureau, Dr. Lowell Porter said long-established small ...

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