Wednesday, February 6, 2019 – The Ministry of Public Infrastructure wishes to respond to an article published in the Stabroek News on Thursday, January 29, 2019, under the headline “Ann’s Grove residents call for needed drainage works.” Due to this report, the Ministry’s National Task Force Commission (NTFC) technical team conducted two site visits, one on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, to the Grove/ Haslington Neighborhood Democratic Council (NDC) and another on Tuesday, Fe...

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Dear Editor,

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure wishes to respond to an article appearing in the Stabroek News of Sunday, February 3, 2019, under the headline “Audit Office still awaiting a response from Infrastructure Ministry on D’Urban Park’s spending”.

 

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure was very surprised by the contents of the article for a number of reasons as shown below:-

 

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 – It has been brought to the attention of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure that piles from the Leguan Stelling low ramp had broke on Monday, January 28, 2019, causing the ramp to be inaccessible to passengers.

A team of Transport and Habour Department engineers have been dispatched to the location to assess the damage incurred. This matter is being treated with extreme urgency as materials are currently being sourced and repairs are...

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RESTRUCTURING OF HIGHWAY LIGHTING NETWORKS BETWEEN LA GRANGE AND POUDEROYEN, WEST BANK DEMERARA, REGION No. 3

 

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure has received videos from residents on the West Bank of Demerara alluding to the removal of street lights within their village.

The Ministry wishes to inform the residents between La Grange and Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara, Region no. 3, that the Electrical Contractors are currently removing all meta...

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Theft OF 37 LED STREET LIGHTS

 

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure’s Electrical Engineering Department has reported the theft of thirty-seven (37) Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Street Lights in the following areas:

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Locati...

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Friday, January 25, 2019 - The Hinterland Electrification Company Inc. under the purview of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure has successfully installed (first) 60-meter Wind Resource Measuring Station at Onverwagt Berbice

This project is a cooperative effort between the Government of Guyana, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Global Environmental Facility (GEF).  The key goal of this project is to promote renewable energy technologies thr...

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Press Release

Monday, January 14, 2019 – The Government of Guyana is pleased to announce the selection of the ‘Guyana Hinterland Programme: Solar PV Grid Tie Farms’ by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) for funding by ADFD, as part of the sixth cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility. The announcement was made this week during the N...

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The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is moving ahead with the construction of a car park, market and second entrance to the East Bank Demerara village of Diamond.

The projects will be carried out in three phases, Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson said today on a Facebook post.

The Ministry has already tendered out for phase one which will see the construction of a market and taxi stand in the village. Following Phase one, Phase two will take effect and ...

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The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) attended the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Air Services Negotiation (ICAN) event, hosted by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority in Nairobi, Kenya from December 10 -14, 2018.

The annual ICAN event provides a forum for ICAO Member States to conduct multiple bilateral and plurilateral air services negotiations, consultations and networking opportunities. Delegates from seventy-one ICAO contracting States participated at IC...

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Residents of communities lying within the Better Hope/La Bonne Intention (LBI) Neighborhood Democratic Council (NDC) are bitterly complaining about the state of affairs in their communities. They say the NDC which has the responsibility to maintain the infrastructure and drainage within the communities is failing miserably.

Complaints range from the deplorable state of a highly trafficked bridge, several decrepit roads, poorly maintained drains, play fields and the lack of electr...

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