Entries by Administrative User

Our Deepest Condolences to All Families and Friends of the Brave Fallen GDF Soldiers

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) extends its deepest condolences to the families, relatives and friends of the five (5) soldiers who perished in the GDF helicopter crash; Brigadier Gary Beaton- Project Engineer, GOG; Lt Col Michael Charles- Pilot Colonel Michael Shahoud – Commander 1st Infantry Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Sean Welcome – Commanding […]

A new committee has been elected to manage the affairs of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) for the next two years

Mr. Ronaldo Alphonso has been elected as the new President of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Mining Association at the 39th annual meeting which was held on October 25th. He will be supported by the newly elected management team, which includes, Mr. Marcus Dabria was elected as Vice President, Mr. Azeem Baksh as Secretary, Mr. […]

GGDMA supports government’s call to stop unlawful gold trading

2023/10/24 (Georgetown) – The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) stands in full solidarity with Government’s statement of the 23rd October 2023 regarding the eradication of the unlawful trading of gold in our country. Earlier this year, in August 2023, the GGDMA issued a statement calling for the complete removal of illegal buyers, sellers […]

Illegal Mining at Chinese Landing must not be Legalised

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) wishes to set the record straight as it relates to the unauthorised mining that has been occurring at Chinese landing for more than 12 years. The rightful property holder has been unlawfully deprived of his right to earn a livelihood while illegality ran amuck on the lands […]

GGDMA Concerned About Reduced Declarations And Other Issues Afflicting the Gold and Diamond Mining Sector

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) has noted with concern the recent drop in gold declaration figures from the small and medium scale miners. This should be expected as the industry has been affected by several factors including the ongoing competition for labour, driven by the explosion in construction and job opportunities in […]

Vacancy: Manager, GGDMA Technical Services Unit [TSU]

The individual will be responsible for the planning, directing and coordinating of the technical services programs of GGDMA; research, advice and report on technical assistance programs on; mineral exploration/prospecting, extraction/processing for increased efficiency. effectiveness in mineral recovery with the aim of improving productivity, and providing sound best practices with  respect to occupation health and safety […]