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GGMC wants to pilot South Africa alternative offer of mercury-free gold mining

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 February 2019, 6:39 by Writer The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) is considering the commercial mining of gold using mercury-free recovery methods such as the one that South Africa is offering to provide this country, ministers from both countries said Wednesday. Guyana’s Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said he was aware that the ...

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BCGI-RUSAL workers block Berbice River to prevent bauxite barges from passing; union requests compulsory arbitration

Last Updated on Saturday, 1 February 2020, 21:56 by Writer The Guyana Bauxite and General Workers’ Union (GB&GWU) on Wednesday reinforced its demand for a two-week old industrial dispute to be settled by  arbitration, even as aggrieved workers blocked the Berbice River where barges collect bauxite. GB&GWU General Secretary, Lincoln Lewis said he formally asked Senior Labour Minister, Amna Ally ...

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