Government engaging geological consultant to help locate gold deposits

The Ministry of Natural Resources is seeking to enhance its technical capacity to maximise returns from the country’s gold-mining industry whilst improving the sector’s environmental footprint by engaging the services of internationally-known geologist Professor Richard Goldfarb who is currently on a brief visit to Guyana.

The initiative to secure the services of Professor Goldfarb arose out of a meeting between him and a Guyana delegation led by Minister in the Ministry of Natural Resources Simona Broomes to a Mining Congress in Bolivia. Today, Professor Goldfarb will continue his interface with officials of the country’s mining sector and particularly with geologists employed with the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC).

A release from the Ministry of Natural Resources earlier this week said that the ministry was…to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In.

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