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RUSAL sends home most of remaining workers

The Russian Aluminium (RUSAL)-controlled Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI) on Wednesday afternoon issued a notice that 146 more workers have been laid off immediately but the union vowed to continue blocking the Upper Berbice River until they are all reinstated or paid severance. That is in addition to the 142 workers who have been already been made redundant. Representative ...

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South Africa to assist Guyana’s mining sector

South Africa and Guyana on Friday inked a wide-ranging declaration that could see this country benefitting in a range of areas. Signed by South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources, Godfrey Oliphant and Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, the declaration provides for that southern African nation to assist Guyana with mapping among other areas. “At the invitation of the ...

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Million dollar excavator burnt at RUSAL’s Upper Berbice operations

Investigations are continuing into a fire that destroyed a multi-million Guyana dollar excavator at RUSAL’s mining operations at Kurubuku last week, sources said. So far the probe has revealed that the fuel line leaked, resulting in the flammable substance coming into contact with the engine. No one was injured during the blaze that occurred at about 11 AM on January 21, ...

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