Gold Mining Report

News, insight, analysis and ideas about Guyana’s gold mining sector from the best experts in the industry.

Guyana – Mining and Minerals
In addition to its well-known deposits of gold, bauxite, and diamonds, Guyana’s mineral heritage includes deposits of semi-precious stones, kaolin, silica sand, soap stone, kyanite, feldspar, mica, ilmenite, laterite, manganese radioactive minerals, copper, molybdenum, tungsten, iron, and nickel, among others. According to the World Bank, mining is playing a crucial role in raising income levels and driving economic growth in Guyana. Mining’s contribution to GDP (2015) was 15.4%; its share of Exports (2016) was 52%; and, its contributions to employment were (2013) 17,363 in direct employment and 21,626 in indirect employment, for a combined 14% of total labor force. Mining is an important, long-rooted sector of the Guyanese economy, with well-established operating rules and a safe operating environment that offers investors flexibility in establishing the infrastructure and operations necessary for them to be successful.

Current News Headlines

Guyana Gold

  • Geopolitics of oil and water in Guyana - Hemispheric Affairs October 14, 2021 12:30 am Stabroek News Part 2 By Dr Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith Water, water everywhere Guyana’s current aqua condition calls to mind the memorable line in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s classic poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: “Water, water, everywhere.” Heavy rains are expected in …
  • Oil sector was huge contributor to positive economic growth at mid-year – Minister Bharrat October 9, 2021 6:33 am Kaieteur News Oct 09, 2021 News Kaieteur News – Following the Ministry of Finance’s disclosure that Guyana recorded a 14.5 per cent growth rate in real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first six months of 2021, Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat, shared …
  • Hiring of Guyanese by Aurora Gold Mines increased by over 400 per cent September 27, 2021 5:09 am Guyana Chronicle THE number of Guyanese employed at the Aurora Gold Mines (AGM), a subsidiary of the Chinese mining group, Zijin Mining, has increased by more than 400 per cent over the past year. Having had 186 employees in August 2020, the company now has 896 Guyanese …
  • Region Seven financially impacted due to flood situation – Chairman September 22, 2021 6:09 am Kaieteur News Sep 22, 2021 News A photo taken by Kaieteur News of a flooded mining area called Two Points Backdam. Kaieteur News – Waters have begun to recede in some mining areas of the Region Seven district, but what is left behind is a reminder of how the flood …
  • Deal between prospectors and Goldstrike at Marudi elusive but illegal mining still occurring September 22, 2021 6:08 am Stabroek News Once bustling with bars, snackettes and miners, the landing which serves as the core of the gold mining community in the Marudi Mountains in the Rupununi has become eerily desolate – a ghost town filled with nothing but empty shacks and a handful of …
  • Gold Mining in Guyana: The free market experiment with mixed results September 19, 2021 7:43 am Stabroek News Typically, economists do not have the luxury of conducting lab-based experiments as in the natural sciences. Therefore, we have to look at truly exogenous or external events such as a policy intervention or an external shock to study cause and effect. One …
  • Mining Colombian Gold - Stocks to Watch (TSXV: $OTGO.V) (TSX: $GCM.TO) (TSX: $BTO.TO) (NYSE: $AU) September 16, 2021 7:32 pm MENAFN (MENAFN - Investor Ideas) --> Mining Colombian Gold - Stocks to Watch (TSXV: $OTGO.V) (TSX: $GCM.TO) (TSX: $BTO.TO) (NYSE: $AU) Tax Incentives and Skilled Labour Make Colombia Ideal for Mining   Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - September 16, 2021 ( …
  • Colombian Gold Stocks Tax Incentives and Skilled Labour Make Colombia Ideal for Mining September 16, 2021 1:27 pm MENAFN (MENAFN - Newsfile Corp) Colombian Gold Stocks; Tax Incentives and Skilled Labour Make Colombia Ideal for Mining Point Roberts, Washington and Delta, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 16, 2021) - Investorideas.com , a leading investor news …
  • Colombian Gold Stocks; Tax Incentives and Skilled Labour Make Colombia Ideal for Mining September 16, 2021 12:35 pm Kingston Whig Standard Breadcrumb Trail Links Newsfile Author of the article:   Article content Point Roberts, Washington and Delta, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 16, 2021) – Investorideas.com, a leading investor news resource covering gold and mining stocks …
  • Jamaican activist filmmaker takes on extractive industries in the Caribbean September 15, 2021 9:02 pm Global Voices The Alpart JISCO refinery in Nain, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. which is currently closed. Owned by Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company, the plant closed in 2019 “pending modernisation and expansion”; It's not clear when it will reopen. Photo by Emma Lewis, used …
  • Int’l study exposes worrying levels of mercury poisoning in South Rupunini Region September 12, 2021 6:17 am Kaieteur News Sep 12, 2021 News By Kiana Wilburg Kaieteur News – In recognition of the oftentimes irreversible effects of methylmercury, the Government of Guyana, almost eight years ago, signed onto and ratified the Minamata Convention. That international treaty is …
  • Amerindian development: The President and the Toshaos September 10, 2021 7:01 am Stabroek News Guyana’s Amerindian communities will be hoping that President Irfaan Ali’s undertaking that the country’s ‘first people’ and their largely forest-based communities will benefit equally from the returns from the country’s oil and gas industry goes beyond …
  • On the Mexican Border, a Triangle Resident Receives an Education from Immigrants Hoping to Settle in the United States September 8, 2021 11:23 am INDY Week - North Carolina Sir, I have to ask for help. Could you  print my I-94 so I can prove I entered legally? At the door of Annunciation House here in El Paso, I see a very pregnant woman with pink nails, frilly running shoes, and a pink parka. In rapid-fire Cuban Spanish, she …
  • Landmark pact to protect Amazon rainforest shows little progress September 6, 2021 8:46 pm Al Jazeera When the presidents of South America’s Amazonian nations met in Colombia’s jungle town of Leticia two years ago, to discuss how to better protect the world’s largest rainforest, they signed a landmark deal that raised hopes deforestation would decline. The …
  • Another Guyanese gears to pump over US$3M into massive quarry project September 6, 2021 6:11 am Kaieteur News Sep 06, 2021 News Kaieteur News- With the accelerated pace of development from the oil and gas sector fuelling an increased demand for aggregates, a local businessman has kicked started plans to benefit from the lucrative opportunities that abound. If …
  • The Guyana Police Force was apparently not represented in Inter-Guianas security meeting September 2, 2021 6:51 am Kaieteur News Sep 02, 2021 Letters Dear Editor, I perused with keen interest an article in the Guyana Times, dated Tuesday, August 31, 2021, under the caption, ” Guyana, French Guiana and Suriname to develop common security master plan. ” According to the article, the …
  • Guyana, French Guiana & Suriname to develop common security masterplan August 31, 2021 9:56 am I News Guyana A high-level delegation from Guyana participated in the first edition of the Guiana Shield Strategic Dialogue held from August 25-27, 2021 in Cayenne, French Guiana. The Guyana delegation, led by Prime Minister of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, …
  • Iwokrama celebrates 25 years August 31, 2021 7:17 am Stabroek News The Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Develop-ment, celebrating 25 years of the signing of the Iwokrama Act, is continuing with partnership building with several key agencies, the organization noted in a recent press release. …
  • Bosai employee burnt to death in company’s compound August 30, 2021 5:47 am Kaieteur News Aug 30, 2021 News Kaieteur News – An employee with Bosai Mineral Group, a Chinese bauxite company based in Linden, Region 10, was reportedly burnt to death yesterday. He has been identified as Kersa Robertson, 39, of Central Ameila’s Ward Linden. Robertson …
  • Retired cop dies in Buck Hall accident August 29, 2021 8:46 am Guyana Chronicle AN accident at Number 36 KM Road, Buck Hall, on Thursday last, claimed the life of 56-year-old Gordon Mansfield, a retired Assistant Superintendent of the Guyana Police Force and of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara. According to Police …

Featured Gold Articles

Investors find holes in Guyana Goldfields definitive study, decide the company is worth 20% less

Toronto-based firm’s Definitive Feasibility Study for its 100% owned Aurora Gold Project in Guyana, the nation’s only large-scale licensed gold mine development project, makes investors see red.

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Guyana Frontier Commences Drilling Program at Marudi Mountain Gold Project

Guyana Frontier Mining Corp. (TSX-V: GYG) (“Guyana Frontier”) is pleased to announce the commencement of a 3,000 metre diamond drilling program at the Marudi Mountain Gold Project (“Marudi Mountain”) in southern Guyana, South America.

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