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.
The last of these, the whole water catchment of the Upper Mazaruni, in 1945-6, was by far the largest at 1.2 Mha.
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.
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.