PUBLIC NOTICE

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure wishes to notify members of the public that approvals will not be granted for the use of the Kingston Foreshore (between Fort Groyne and the Camp Street) as a venue for entertainment, social and other events which are likely to generate noise above the permissible levels specified in Guidelines for Noise Emission into the Environment. This includes all events involving the use of loud audio and ...

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The Ministry of Public Infrastructure invites Applications from Contractors who wish to be shortlisted for the provision of Works and Services with the Ministry for the year 2019, in respect of the following Eight (8) categories:-

1. Rehabilitation/ Maintenance of Sea Defence Structures,

2. Rehabilitation/ Maintenance of Roads and Bridges,

3. Rehabilitation/ Maintenance of Buildings

4. Repairs to Vehicles and Equipment

5. Repairs to Vehicle...

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Residents traversing the Matthews Ridge to Baramita Road, in Region One, will have a smoother ride as a massive road rehabilitation project from Matthews Ridge to Baramita advances.The rehabilitation of the approximately 40 kilometres of roadway commenced in March this year and is expected to wrap up before the end of the year if favourable weather permits.

A $318M contract was awarded to A and S General Construction Incorporated for the rehabilitation of laterite road. The actin...

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Several important bilateral agreements and Memoranda of Understandings (MOU)will be signed at Guyana’s inaugural International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Air Transport Meeting in November. These agreements will finalise the arrangements to facilitate flights to and from African countries.

Providing an update at a press briefing on Wednesday, at the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority’s (GCAA) headquarters in Kingston, Director, Air Transport Management, Saheed Sulaman said th...

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Fly Jamaica flight OJ256, which departed the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) for Toronto, Canada, at 02:10hrs on Friday morning, declared an emergency landing 43 minutes into the flight.
The flight, which was estimated to arrive at its designation at 06:55hrs, immediately requested permission to return to the CJIA airport and subsequently landed at 02:53hrs.

On board were 120 persons. There 118 passengers, two infants and the eight crew members (six Guyanese, two...

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Guyana's Electrical Industry relies on the integrity and quality of  its Electrical Contractors. A Liscensed Electrical Contractor must set an example of the qualities that customers and the regulator would desire. The code of Conduct for Electrical Contractors therefore provides necessary guidelines which must be followed. 

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The Government of Guyana has temporarily taken over the operations of the Berbice River Bridge in the interest of public safety.

Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, made this announcement in a statement issued today. In accordance with the powers conferred upon him by Section 4 (1 and 11) of the Berbice River Bridge Act, Minister Patterson issued the order declaring that the functions of the concessionaire, the Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated (BBCI) to maintai...

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A SENIOR government official from Brazil’s Ministry of External Relations has revealed that the commitment to build an all-weather road from Lethem to Linden remains a priority for the country even with a change of government.  

Head of the Division of Venezuela, Colombia and Guyana, Ana Beatriz Nogueira, recently said “The organs responsible for infrastructure in Brazil are aware of the strategic importance of the Linden-Lethem road.”
She further exp...

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Several public roads along the coast will soon be outfitted with sidewalks and cycles lanes as the Public Infrastructure Ministry (MOPI) ramps up efforts to bolster road safety.Speaking with the Department of Public Information (DPI), Manager of Traffic, Safety & Maintenance at the MOPI, Kester Hinds said the ministry will be lobbying for the funds to allocated be for in 2019 budget.

He explained that public roads, which are subject to heavy traffic flows and where school chi...

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Friday, November 2, 2018

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure wishes to advise the Guyanese populace of its condemnation of the draconian toll increase imposed by the Berbice Bridge Company Inc. (BBCI) as unilaterally announced on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

As publicly stated by Hon. David Patterson, Minister of Public Infrastructure, on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in a Statement made before the 98th Sitting (Eleventh Parliament), “The Coalition Go...

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