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Mining concessions must be linked to gold declaration- Trotman

Miners would be unable to cash in on concessions for equipment unless they produce above a certain amount of the precious metal and abide by other industry rules including occupational safety and health standards, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman. “You can’t be declaring 23 ounces of gold and ask for a concession for an excavator knowing that you made over ...

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GGMC to open new yielding lands to small miners

Small miners are to be given greater access to more lands with potentially good yields in another three months, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman announced Friday. He made the announcement at the opening of a meeting for Small Scale Gold Miners held at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, Liliendaal. “I, therefore, want to ensure that these lands are given ...

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Natural Resources seeking legal opinion on Broomes’ possible conflict of interest, slams Rohee for parroting claims

Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources Monday night announced that it is seeking a legal opinion on whether Junior Minister, Simona Broomes’ appointment can potentially lead to a conflict with her material interest in the mining sector. “The Ministry has solicited a legal opinion on the matter of conflict of interest and will pronounce with greater specificity on this issue very ...

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Gold mine where 11 persons died will remain closed, another to be reopened as a model mine- Trotman

A gold mine in western Guyana where 11 persons were killed last year when a mining pit collapsed would remain closed because the head of the operation has failed to put proper systems in place to avoid a recurrence, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman announced Sunday. “We are not going to disrespect the dead and just open that mine ...

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