– 30 staff to be severed, will import paper for box production
The local paper and paper container manufacturing company Caribbean Container Inc (CCI) has announced that with effect from the end of June it will be suspending the operations of its Paper Recycling Plant and reverting immediately to imported paper as the primary raw material for its box manufacturing facility.
Things may be ‘looking up’ for the agro-processing sector as the Guyana Marketing Corporation’s Robb and Alexander streets Guyana Shop seeks to promote a wider range of local spreads, spices and sauces in an effort to secure greater traction on the local market for small and medium-scale producers.
By Karen Abrams and Leon Caleb
Watching the youngsters put the finishing touches to the arrangements for Guyana’s first National Robot Exhibition which takes place at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall tomorrow, Saturday June 24, we are inclined to reflect on the impact that the STEMGuyana project has made on the lives of hundreds, perhaps thousands of Guyanese youngsters.
Rice farmer and President the Essequibo Paddy Association Naith Ram says that the transformation in the fortunes of Region Two rice farmers in the wake of the disappearance of the PetroCaribe agreement with neighbouring Venezuela has been nothing short of dramatic.
As a nation, we are approaching the point of possibly becoming a major producer of oil and gas producer, though just how big a player we will be can only be determined with the passage of time in circumstances where our understanding of the industry, its dynamics and its complexities is worryingly limited.
Chief Executive Officer of local company Swiss Machinery, Harold Beharry, has told Stabroek Business that tomorrow’s One Stop Diesel Expo being staged at the Georgetown Club represents a direct service to key areas of the Guyana economy since it targets equipment and machinery that is critical to the operations of important sectors.
A recent two-day business-to-business encounter between a delegation headed by the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce and a number of local companies seems set to pave the way for the long-anticipated strengthening of business and commercial ties between the private sectors of the two Caricom countries, Stabroek Business has been informed.
Port Kaituma is one of several gold-mining communities that has had to adjust to the vicissitudes of the gold-mining industry, not least the instability in gold prices and the attendant fluctuation of the fortunes of gold miners on the one hand, and the strengthening of environmental, safety and health and other regulations that compel a higher level of operational compliance on the other.