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GUYANA: OMAI Contract still shrouded in secrecy as company boasts of finding more gold

An Omai pit in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni)

Apr 24, 2021 – Kaieteur News – Despite it being approximately six months since Omai Gold Mines Limited (OMGL) would have returned to Guyana, the nation is still in the dark about the contract signed with the Government.

The company had closed up shop in Guyana in 2005 after operating since 1992, leaving its Wenot Pit operations located in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) dormant.

Upon departure, its holdings passed from the Canadian company, Cambior Resources, to its parent company, IAMGOLD, and then made its way into the hands of Mahdia Gold Corporation.              Continue reading

Guyana: Mining: Omai finds high-grade gold underground – in abandoned pit

  — To launch drilling campaign next year

December 16, 2020 – – INews Guyana

OMAI Gold Mines. Guyana

Omai Gold Mines Limited (OGML), which returned to the Wenot and Fennell pits at the Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) site earlier this year after leaving Guyana in 2015, will soon be pressing forward with a 5,000-meter drilling programme after finding gold 150 meters below the depth at which the pit was previously mined.

The promising findings emanate from assays done on untested cores from a 2012 drilling programme that were preserved by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC).      Continue reading