Mazaruni

Mazaruni

(mäzəro͞o`nē), river, c.350 mi (560 km) long, rising in the Guiana Highlands, NW Guyana, and flowing generally E to the Essequibo River at Bartica. The river is the center of Guyana's diamond industry.
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The Guyana Goldfields Incorporated (GGI), which owns the Aurora Gold Mines here, is anticipating revenue of US$25 million in the first three years of exploration after it announced that it has successfully started underground explorations at its north-west Mazaruni location.
Aurora Gold Mine (AGM), located in the north-west of Guyana's Mazaruni Region, has awarded Trans Guyana Airways (TGY, Georgetown Ogle) a FIFO (Fly-In, Fly-Out) contract to ferry personnel to the mine from Georgetown Ogle on Guyana's coast.
Last year a group (six persons) from Kangaruma Village, Middle Mazaruni and Kamarang (6 persons) Upper Mazaruni, Region Seven for the first time led the Religious Service with prayer and divine worship in their native Akawaio Language.
Rio Mazaruni: Este recurso hidrico es uno de los mas importantes de la region por su potencial de produccion, el cual se encuentra entre 650 y 700 MW.
The last of these, the whole water catchment of the Upper Mazaruni, in 1945-6, was by far the largest at 1.2 Mha.
2011), Magdalena-Cauca (Ardila-Rodriguez 2008a, Roman-Valencia 1996), Sinu (Ardila-Rodriguez 2008b), San Juan (Roman-Valencia & Velez 1986) and Mazaruni river basin (Netto-Ferreira et al.
In addition to the river dredging operations through NARIL, the company is conducting two small exploratory pilot land operations in the Mazaruni river region of Guyana.
In 1978, during a state visit to Guyana, the Venezuelan president, Carlos Andres Perez, offered to finance the upper Mazaruni hydro-electric project if the Guyana government would agree to cede 31,000 square kilometres of territory to his country.
Em 2013, foi anunciada assinatura de um acordo entre Brasil e Guiana, para a construcao de usinas hidreletricas no Rio Mazaruni, no pais vizinho, com capacidade instalada total de 4.500 MW.
The government of Guyana has partnered with Brazil to begin a pre-feasibility study of the Upper and Middle Mazaruni areas to determine the potential of hydropower development in the area, reports GINA (March 26, 2014).
Civil Aviation Chief Zulfikar Mohamed says Canadian pilot Blake Slater and another person were aboard the single-engine Cessna Caravan when it crashed Saturday in the heavily forested Mazaruni area in western Guyana.
Laimosemion paryagi Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheiloidei: Rivulidae), a new species from the upper Mazaruni river drainage of Western Guyana.