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Manganese company advertises for mining engineer, heavy equipment operators - Stabroek News

Last updated Monday, September 27, 2021 02:14 ET , Source: NewsService

The Matthews Ridge-based Guyana Manganese Inc (GMI) has advertised vacancies for several positions at the company including a mining engineer.

In an advertisement published in Saturday’s edition of the Stabroek News, GMI announced vacancies for heavy equipment operators, truck drivers, and a mining engineer.

Candidates must be 18 to 55 years old and must be able to provide national identification and NIS cards, TIN certificate, valid police clearance, medical certificate, and proof of qualifications. They must also present valid licences for a motor tractor and lorry where applicable.

Candidates for mining engineer must possess at least a Diploma in a related field and three years of working experience. Interested candidates can send their Curriculum Vitae to [email protected]

Over a week ago, a section of the reservoir belonging to Chinese-owned GMI collapsed, releasing a torrent of water that washed away a section of the road which connects Matthews Ridge to Port Kaituma and flooded surrounding areas.

Region One Chairman Brentnol Ashley said that a compromised drainage system is suspected to be the primary cause of the collapse. He added that from all indications, the company did not change drainage pipes that were laid years ago. The integrity of the pipes, he opined, is believed to have been compromised by the volume of water in the reservoir.

The collapse of the reservoir has raised questions about GMI’s safety practices. Ashley told Stabroek News on Saturday that...

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