Kingston, Georgetown - Residents of Kwakwani are now benefiting from improved electricity supply thanks to the commissioning of two new engines by the Kwakwani Utilities Inc. (KUI)

A simple ceremony commissioning the two new 260 kilowatts engines was held at the Power Station. The new sets more than meet the demands of the community.

This is according to KUI’s General Manager, Mr. Fitzhubert McPherson, who said that the new sets will allow for much...

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The Ministry of Public Infrastructure was well represented as Guyana celebrated its 48th Republic Anniversary on February 23, 2018.

The Ministry participated in this year’s costume and float parade as a medium sized band. As a result, 100 staff members from a number of agencies, including the Guyana Energy Agency, Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Transport and Harbours Department, Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, Demerara Harbour Bridge Corporation, and the Maritime...

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KINGSTON - Located 19 miles outside Bartica is a spot known as Allsopp’s Point. To frequent travellers, the point is easily distinguishable. But to the casual traveller the location is just like any other: a dirt road surrounded by trees, perhaps memorable by its two-pronged fork in the roadway.


However, as of today (October 20, 2017), the identification of the spot is unmistakeable following the re-erection of a large road sign by the Ministry of Pu...

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The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) is currently providing technical support to the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) Energy Project which seeks to implement pilot/demonstration sustainable energy initiatives in three rural communities in Guyana.

Funded by the Canadian Government, the project, titled ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Renewable Energy Project’, seeks to enhance and accelerate productivity in the rural communities of Shulinab (Region 9), Powaikoru (Region 1) and...

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KINGSTON - Following major rehabilitative upgrades, the MV Barima has significantly reduced its travel time, a move that has been deemed as “historic” by the management of the Transport and Harbours Department (T&HD).

According to Yurlander Haynes, General Manager (ag) of T&HD, the MV Barima made its maiden trip to the North-West District on Friday April 21 in an unprecedented 21 hours. Typically, the journey takes 30-40 hours, she said. The vessel r...

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KINGSTON - Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Hon. Annette Ferguson, conducted ministerial outreaches to the communities of Mahaicony and Parika on Saturday April 22 and Sunday April 23, 2017, respectively.

The purpose of the outreaches was to gain feedback from the residents and listen to their concerns on their communities, with the ultimate goal of rectifying these issues as expeditiously as possible.

In Mahaicony, Minister F...

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KINGSTON - Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Hon. Annette Ferguson, conducted ministerial outreaches to the communities of Mahaicony and Parika on Saturday April 22 and Sunday April 23, 2017, respectively.

The purpose of the outreaches was to gain feedback from the residents and listen to their concerns on their communities, with the ultimate goal of rectifying these issues as expeditiously as possible.

In Mahaicony, Minister F...

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(KINGSTON) The nine-member board of directors of the Power Producer & Distributors Inc. (PPDI) was this morning, April 4, 2017, officially installed during a simple ceremony at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure.

The members of the company’s board are: Chairman, Mr. Mark Bender; Chief Executive Officer of PPDI, Mr. Arron Fraser; Secretary, Mr. Ronald Burch-Smith; Ms. Verlyn Klass; Mr. Stephen Fraser; Ms. Amanza Walton-Desir; Permanent Secretary of MPI...

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(KINGSTON) The Director Maritime Safety, Maritime Administration Department, John Flores travelled with a team of officers from MARAD to the areas of Imbamadai and Kamarang in the Upper Mazaruni River on March 15, 2017.  The visit was to conduct River Navigation training for boat operators which was held at the Warawatta Multi-Purpose building in Kamarang.

Thirty (30) boat operators participated in the training session. The participants were drawn from ...

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KINGSTON - The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), through the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, today (March 17, 2017) received two state-of-the-art portable Explosive Trace Detection (ETDs) Machines from the United States Transportation Security Administration (US-TSA).

Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Hon. Annette Ferguson, held a brief ceremony at the Ministry to receive the items from Mr. Terry Steers-Gonzalez, Deputy Chief of...

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