The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Department of the Ministry of Social Protection hosted a two-day workshop in Linden aimed at seeing a major reduction in work-related accidents. Over 28 employees representing OSH committees from the Linden Mayor and Town Council (LMTC), the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) and the Regional Democratic
At the ongoing International Civil Aviation Organisation’s, Air Transport Meeting, Executive Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association Luis Felipe de Oliveira, explained that the region’s aviation sector currently experiences several challenges including limited infrastructure, very high charges and fees as well as a limited regulatory framework.
The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) expansion project is still on schedule to be completed by December 31, says Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson. Work on the runway which began in 2013, resumed in late 2016 after the loan was restructured under the Coalition government. In a recent interview with the
At least 120 businesses, non-governmental and government agencies will be displaying their green technologies at the first-ever Green Guyana Expo. Some exhibitors are already preparing their displays at the National Stadium’s tarmac where the expo will be held. The Ministry of Communities was among the exhibitors setting up their exhibits. The Central
In April this year, a directive came down from the US government that said in part “The US Government sanctions require that all companies doing business with those that have been sanctioned wind down operations by October 23, or they themselves will be sanctioned. Oleg Deri-paska the owner of Olen-Dorff Carriers,
Over the weekend, the Demerarawaves online news said that Digicel had an aspect of their service interrupted due to a clampdown of that connection in neighbouring Suriname. Today GTT called a press conference at the Herdmanston Lodge, to address the issue. The company’s CEO Justin Nedd said that his company is
The Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission within the Ministry of Business launched its brand new website today. The website now makes it easier for consumers to exercise their right to fair treatment from businesses. The Commission is a semi-autonomous agency that has been in existence for years. Nonetheless, many consumers
With first oil expected in two years, TOTALTEC Academy aims to equip one hundred 100 Guyanese by the end of 2018 with skills for the oil and gas industry Chief Executive Officer of TOTALTEC, Lars Mangal described safety as one of the core components of training. During a recent familiarisation tour of