Ten bauxite workers injured in accident on RUSAL mines road
Ten Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI/RUSAL) employees were injured at the mine after a minibus transporting workers toppled due to the poor road conditions on Saturday. The names of the injured were not available yesterday.
Region 10 Chairman Sharma Solomon told Stabroek News yesterday that the major concern lies with the fact that the roads used by RUSAL are not gazetted. He said that the roads are private and the Bauxite Company refuses to recognize the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (GB&GWU) so when accidents occur RUSAL claims it has no responsibility. It was not possible to contact RUSAL yesterday for comment.