PUBLIC Infrastructure Minister David Patterson said hinterland development is a priority as he addressed Indigenous leaders on the final day of the National Toshaos Council (NTC) at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre on Friday.

According to Patterson, for the 2017/2018 period, many projects have been embarked upon to improve livelihoods of the Indigenous People. Eight airstrip projects, for example, have been completed in hinterland regions through the Infrastructure Development ...

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AFTER almost a quarter of a century without street lights along the main thoroughfare, Stanleytown, New Amsterdam residents celebrated on the streets, after more than 30 electric lamps were switched on in that area on Thursday night.

While the lights will provide a safer environment for residents, it will also help in minimising accidents and vending of narcotics in the area.

Retired Town Clerk Angela Collins said the lights went out in the 1990s and she is happy to see...

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The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is expected to take back responsibility for repairs and maintenance of several interior roads amid a major delay by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) to award contracts to maintain the roadways.
This was disclosed by Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson on Thursday night in the National Assembly. This was after opposition Chief Whip...

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Disruption of Traffic on UG Public Road

The Special Projects Unit (SPU), under the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, wishes to inform the general public that UG Public Road between Sixth Street and the entrance of the University of Guyana, will be closed to facilitate Culvert works. This closure will occur on Saturday July 21, 2018 from 7:00hrs to 18:00hrs Sunday July 22, 2018. Read more

Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson has indicated that the flood-damaged Linden-Lethem trail will be reopened soon.

Speaking to media operatives yesterday at the National Toshao Council Conference, Minister Patterson explained that the contracts are already out for works on the road. 

The contract is for a year so it will be from this year Jun 1st to June 1st next year. So, we’ll try to ensure there is continued use of the road so the aim is to ensur...

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Amidst calls for the government to rethink its decision to not grant toll increases to the Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated (BBCI), Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson says the government will not allow the draconian increases under any circumstances

“The Government’s position remains the same. We think that the proposed cost by the Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated (BBCI) is way in excess and would be burdensome to the citizens of Berbice, in Regions Five and ...

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Georgetown, Guyana — (July 11, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, said that the Government of Guyana has prioritised infrastructural development because it recognises that improved infrastructure is the cornerstone of socio-economic progress. “It is through construction that vital infrastructure, like roads bridges and airports, are put in place… Great importance and priority must, therefore, be given to construction and infrastructure as has been made clea...

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The $9.7Billion West Coast Demerara Road Improvement Project was today commissioned at the De Willem Tarmac West Coast Demerara. The project was funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and Government of Guyana. Delivering the feature address was the Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson who noted that the project is evidence of the government’s pledge to the development of Guyana’s public infrastructure.

“Today’s commissioning reiterates government’s commitmen...

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The revised Civil Aviation Bill will include stern measures against crew members found operating under the influence of alcohol or intoxicating substances.  

This is according to Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Lieutenant Colonel, Egbert Field who told the Department of Public Information (DPI) that the perpetrators would be fined and penalised. Also, people found trespassing on runways while an aircraft is in operation would be fined....

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THE stage is being set for a robust aviation system that plays a vital role in national and sustainable development of Guyana, Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure Annette Ferguson said.
She made the announcement at the opening of the 23rd Caribbean Aviation Safety and Security Oversight System (CASSOS) Board of Directors meeting held at the Ramada Hotel on Tuesday.

Acknowledging that things are changing rapidly in the sector, Minister Ferguson said in the...

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