Find Mining expertise in Guyana

Mining is an important part of Guyana’s economy, with the country being one of the world’s largest bauxite producers. The mining sector contributes approximately 10 per cent of the country’s GDP and accounts for over 40% of exports (2005). Among Guyana’s other mineral resources are gold, diamond, alumina and uranium. In 2005, Guyana produced nearly 1.6 million metric tons of bauxite, 262,528 ounces of gold and 356,950 metric carats of diamonds. There are a range of mineral exploration and mining companies operating in Guyana and large international firms such as RUSAL and BHP Billiton have a presence.The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission is the government entity with the responsibility of the regulation of the mining industry under the 1989 Mining Act.

Mining and Minerals organisations in Guyana
The Guyana Geology & Mines Commission