Cease and remove orders issued to illegal Bartica dredge operation

Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources Simona Broomes speaks with acting GGMC Manager of Mines Krishna Ramdass during the site visit. (DPI photo)

Orders to cease work and remove were issued on Wednesday to operators of an illegal dredge at 10 Miles, Bartica.

According to a Department of Public Information (DPI) report, the orders were issued after a visit to the work site by Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes and a team from the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) and the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC).

GGMC acting Manager of Mines, Krishna Ramdass was reported as saying that a complaint, received on January 7th, 2019, alleged that mining operations were being done within the boundaries of Bartica’s township…..

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