GGMC introducing ticketing system to monitor sand pit operations

Sand pit operators are slated to begin using a ticket system from September 1st to track their operations as a measure being implemented by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) to ensure royalties are paid.

In addition to the ticket system, a monthly audit check will be performed to ensure that tickets issued correspond with the quantities of sand extracted according to GGMC surveys. Road inspections by the GGMC and the Guyana Police Force will also be undertaken to combat any attempts to subvert the system by checking for documentation (tickets) for loads of sand being transported by truckers.

The GGMC will also be performing monthly environmental inspections to ensure that the Mining Regulations of the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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