Unregistered gold miners to come under radar

Some multi-million-dollar mining operations in various parts of the interior are likely to come under official scrutiny early next year as the authorities initiate an audit aimed at identifying and removing unregistered mining operations.

Administrative Coordinator of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) Colin Sparman told Stabroek Business in a telephone briefing that the association will collaborate with the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) to address the issue of the unregistered mining operations. Sparman said the mining community has endorsed the desirability of the exercise, which is designed “to help regularise the gold mining industry.”

Sparman told Stabroek Business that …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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