(March 6, 2017) Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, recently visit the Moruca Sub-Region to discuss areas of infrastructural development for the community.

On March 1, 2017, Minister Patterson was accompanied by Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Sydney Allicock, and met with residents and regional executives in Moruca, Region 1, including the Deputy Regional Executive Officer; the Toshao of Santa Rosa; and members of the Regional Democ...

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(KINGSTON) Following a spate of recent blackouts, the Guyana Power and Light Company Inc. has given assurances that systems are being put in place to avoid a reoccurrence.

This was stated by GPL’s CEO (a.g.), Mr. Renford Homer, during a briefing with the media this afternoon. Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson and Minister within the Ministry, Annette Ferguson, were also present for the briefing.

During the briefing, Mr. Homer expla...

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KINGSTON - (February 7, 2017) The first of 20 groups attached to the Community Organized for the Restoration of the Environment (C.O.R.E.) Project has been mobilised, with the Ministers of Public Infrastructure calling for greater community participation to lend to sustainability.

C.O.R.E. is a new initiative under the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) and seeks to empower and better communities through the formation of community groups aimed at the be...

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(KINGSTON) The Ministry of Public Infrastructure yesterday, January 23, 2017, delivered a presentation to the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) for possible funding and collaboration for the construction of the Guyana-Brazil Road Development Project.

Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Hon. Annette Ferguson, led the Ministry team, which included Mr. Geoffrey Vaughn, Chief Works Officer; Mr. Patrick Thompson, Chief Planning and Transport Offi...

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(KINGSTON) For the first time since the St. Cuthbert’s Mission Secondary School was established, its students will be able to make full use of electricity, thanks to the installation of a 6.2kW solar system by the Hinterland Electrification Company Inc. (HECI).

The 24solar panels were installed just before the school closed in December 2016 for the Christmas holidays and the upcoming school term will see the 126 enrolled students fully reaping the benefits o...

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(KINGSTON) - The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is wrapping up its completion of the first phase of the D’Urban Park Development Project, with Minister David Patterson noting a drastic difference in the progress of works.

During a recent site visit, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, told media operatives that the Ministry has managed to make significant progress since its assumption of the project in late April.

When the Minist...

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(KINGSTON) - The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is moving apace to complete the D’Urban Park Development Project in time for the 50th anniversary celebrations, and army personnel are now on site to help turn the project into a reality.

Fifteen soldiers on April 25, 2016 turned out at D’Urban Park and will be lending support to MPI’s Special Projects Unit (SPU) for the duration of the agency’s work. According to Captain Daniel Seeram of the GDF, the 1...

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KINGSTON - Guyana’s hinterland aerodromes are slated for major upgrades as the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) begins the process of establishing a remote monitoring operation known as the Aerodrome Management System (AMS).

This system, which will allow the monitoring of aerodromes across the country without physically being present at the airstrips, is expected to follow the Ministry’s latest project, the Hinterland Aerodrome Development Policy.

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KINGSTON - The Ministry of Public Infrastructure, in keeping with the Government of Guyana’s plans to develop a 'Green Economy', has solicited Expressions of Interest from suitable firms for the rehabilitation and operation of the Moco-Moco Hydropower Plant.

Under a Build, Own, Operate, Transfer (BOOT) structure, power will be supplied to the Lethem Power Company grid under a negotiated and agreed Power Purchase Agreement.

The ‘Expression of Intere...

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KINGSTON - As the world celebrates Occupational Safety and Health Month, the Demerara Harbour Bridge Corporation (DHBC) kicked off its participation with an inter-departmental banner competition, held on Thursday March 31, 2016.

 

The event, which featured participation by six of DHBC’s departments, was held in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Protection. These departments were DHBC’s Asphalt Plant; the Traffic Department;Workshop/Ele...

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