Latest: mining

Ministers Jordan, Trotman and Broomes meet miners
18 Jan

Ministers Jordan, Trotman and Broomes meet miners

Ministry of Finance 2017-01-17   Press Release Ministers engage mining association, allays fears of over taxation and imminent collapse of industry   The Minister of Finance Hon. Winston Jordan and the Minister of Natural Resources Hon. Raphael Trotman along with Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources Hon. Simona Broomes, on Monday, met with representatives of the Guyana...
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28 Jun

IDB Mission to Guyana: Support Technical Training in Extractive Industries in Guyana

IDB Mission to Guyana Mission for GY-T1106 :Support Technical Training in Extractive Industries in Guyana.     Date: June 30,2016   Objective: To implement the activities for the dissemination of the experiences and findings from the project in close collaboration with the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) and the Guyana Mining School and Training...
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Budget 2016 Highlights 1
01 Feb

Budget 2016 Highlights 1

Economy records real growth of 3.0 percent. Sugar industry performs creditably, production grew by 6.9 percent.  Rice industry records increase of 8.3 percent.  The livestock sub-sector grew by 5.8 percent; other crops' sub-sector grew by 2 percent.  Mining and quarrying sector grew by 9 percent; Gold by 16.4 percent. The manufacturing sector achieves 5.3% growth...
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Mining concessions must be linked to gold declaration- Trotman
15 Jan

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 300...
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