Relocation ahead for 14 Mile Issano community

- to make way for Troy Resources mine

The Region Seven gold mine to be built by the Australian firm Troy Resources Guyana Inc would see the 14 Mile Issano community, a mining settlement which according to one estimate comprises some 100 persons, having to relocate.

“The 14 Mile Issano community is located within the footprint of the proposed open pit. This community would have to be relocated and resettled to make this project a reality,” the final Terms of Reference for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the gold mine states. The ESIA is currently being done by Ground Structures Engineering Consultants Inc.

Troy Resources has proposed a medium-scale gold mine designed to produce up to 110,000 ounces of gold per annum based on an average overall recovery of 92% at the Black Water Creek, Kaburi Area, in Region Seven. The company last year took over Pharsalus Gold Inc (PGI) which holds gold  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.