Entries by Administrative User

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 […]

Request for Proposal for the Contracting of Independent Auditor to Conduct Sampling and Data Validation

The GGDMA and Conservation International Foundation Guyana Inc. (CI-Guyana) with support from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) is collaborating to execute a project titled “GGDMA Responsible Mining Project”. The project aim is to reduce the use of mercury in mining by encourage the adoption of improved mining practices. Download full document Here

Government And GGDMA Join Forces To Test Improved Recovery System For Increasing Efficiency And Productivity In The Mining Sector

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) continues to explore technologies to increase mineral recovery while reducing mercury use for local small and medium scale miners. To this effect the GGDMA and the Ministry of Natural Resources have signed an agreement for the acquisition of mineral processing technology that can increase recovery and ultimately […]