Some dramatic challenges seen ahead for gold industry – GGMC Chairman

Amid record gold production, the Chairman of the GGMC, Eton Chester has said that the industry would be faced with many challenges next year: some dramatic and others subtle but none insignificant.

Chester, a banker, made the statement in a message he issued on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners’ Association (GGDMA) and which was contained in an advertisement in the Sunday Stabroek of December 23.

“I am confident that the next year would bring progress in the mining sector, but it will also present countless challenges to the Commission, the miners and the Ministry (of Natural Resources). I am also sure that the Commission and the miners would not always agree on  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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