Miners urged to take precaution during rainy season


Acting Commissioner of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Newell Dennison is urging miners to be extremely cautious during the rainy season. Dennison told the Government Information Agency (GINA) in an invited comment on Thursday, that miners should, “exercise extreme caution in their work” in rainy conditions. Last year, seven mining related deaths were …

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Jordan defends environmental tax for beverage importers, local manufacturers amidst Opposition criticism

The National Assembly today approved an amendment to the Customs (Amendment) Act which applies a $10 environmental levy payable by importers and local manufacturers of non-returnable units of metal, plastic or glass container of any alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage or water. The amendment is part of a regime of measures […]