Local company launches new website builder

Guyanese Tech Engineer Miguel Gurchuran has introduced a state-of-the-art website builder which he says will challenge the manner in which websites are managed in Guyana.

STEMGuyana success leads to calls for more community STEMClubs

By Karen Abrams Perhaps to a greater extent than their participation in Guyana’s first ever National Robot and Technology Exhibition last Saturday, I took my cue from the decision by an empowered group of STEMGuyana team members to spend the previous evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall readying the venue for what was to be an unprecedented experience.

Internal auditing in the public service

- where it is and the way forward

By John Seeram Introduction John Seeram The Fiscal Management and Accountability (FMAA) Act No 20 of 2003 – Section 11(b) requires heads of budget agencies to maintain effective Internal Audit Units (IAUs).

GO-Invest: Going forward

By Patricia Bacchus The restructuring of the Guyana Office for Investment commenced in 2015 with a thorough assessment of the agency’s management structure, systems of internal control and governance and the effectiveness in the discharge of its mandate.

Kitco Market Data

Gold Prices for the three-day period ending Thursday June 29, 2017

Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver.

Market prices

The New Guyana Marketing Corporation has agreed to provide us with the above information which we will publish on a weekly basis subject to receipt.

Stock market updates

GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 727’s trading results showed consideration of $33,023,693 from 316,416 shares traded in 11 transactions as compared to session 726’s trading results, which showed consideration of $12,094,842 from 237,694 shares traded in 22 transactions. 

Cuba beckons

If President Donald Trump’s move to slow the pace of the thaw in relations between Washing-ton and Havana initiated by his predecessor was intended in any to dim the enthusiasm of Caricom countries keen to strengthen their own ties with Cuba in what these days is a discernably liberalized economic environment, that ploy has simply not worked.

Caribbean Container Inc announces 36-month closure of recycling plant

– 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.

Local agro-produce aim for greater market impact

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.

A window on technological development and economic advancement

Guyana’s first robot exhibition:

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. 

An oil industry… going forward

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.

Swiss Machinery diesel expo targeting truck owners, miners

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.

T&T Chamber delegation visit yields more than 100 business meetings  

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 exploring options to the fortunes of gold

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.