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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 […]

Safety Practices and Addressing Region 8 Tragedy

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association [GGDMA] is deeply saddened over the death of miner and dredge owner Donald Gouveia aka Danny on Monday June 13, 2022 as he was working in a pit at Micobie Backdam, Region 8. The Association expresses its profound condolences to the family of the late Mr. Gouveia.

Miners Pleased With Major Tax Incentives For Mining Sector

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) hails Tuesday’s consultations with Vice-President Bharrat Jagdeo as a major success and compliments the government for keeping its campaign promises. The GGDMA welcomes, in particular, the government’s move to reduce the Final Taxon income from gold produced, declared, and sold. Currently, the tax is 3.5 percent; however, […]

GGDMA Condemns The Recent Unparliamentary Behavior

(2021/12/30) -The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) condemns the unparliamentary behavior that played out in the National Assembly last evening. The GGDMA calls on politicians to put Guyana first and to work together in a peaceful and dignified manner in keeping which the expectation of the citizenry. Democracy and a respect for the […]