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Gov’t to Provide More ICT Space

More than 600,000 square feet of new office space will be provided over the next five years as the Government moves to provide facilities for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services. “This is the movement that we are heading towards … Continued


Negotiations to Establish LNG Sector Advanced

State Minister in the Ministry of Energy and Mining, Hon. Laurence Broderick, has announced that negotiations are far advanced for the establishment of a local liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, which he said would result in major improvements in the … Continued


Ministry Pursuing Productive Use of Mined Bauxite Lands

The Ministry of Energy and Mining is pursuing the productive utilisation of rehabilitated mined out bauxite lands for agricultural initiatives, State Minister, Hon. Laurence Broderick, has announced. This comes against the background of concerns resonating “over several decades” and heightened … Continued


Energy Diversification a Priority – Robertson

Minister of Energy and Mining, Hon. James Robertson, has pointed out that the Government is continuing its drive to use energy diversification as a means of securing the country’s long-term advancement, self reliance, and sustainability. “Jamaica is improving its infrastructure, … Continued


Jamaica to Host Energy Seminar Next Week

Group Managing Director of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), Dr. Ruth Potopsingh, is urging Jamaicans to take full advantage of opportunities to learn more about energy. “Participate and take full advantage of the opportunities presented through the seminar, to … Continued


JNA Re-launches Website

The Jamaica Netball Association’s (JNA) website,, boasting a new look with more user-friendly features was re-launched on Friday (July 10). The website was designed and will be maintained by the Jamaica Information Service (JIS). During the ceremony at the … Continued


PETROJAM to Produce Petcoke And Suplhur

Petrojam Limited is to introduce two new products, petcoke and sulphur, once the capacity of the refinery has been expanded through its Refinery Upgrade Project, according to Project Manager, Andrea Reid. Mrs. Reid told a public meeting to discuss the … Continued


US$4 Million for Emergency Work at Petrojam

The cost to date for the emergency work carried out at Petrojam Limited to maintain operations, in light of the recent damage to the loading pier, is approximately US$4 million, Minister of Energy and Mining, Hon. James Robertson, has revealed. … Continued


National Energy Policy Revamped

Energy and Mining Minister, Hon. James Robertson, has said that a revamped draft National Energy Policy (NEP) is to be submitted to Cabinet. Making his contribution to the 2009/10 Sectoral Debate at Gordon House on July 1, the Minister said … Continued


RGD to Introduce Internet Protocol Telephony

The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) will be introducing Internet Protocol (IP) telephony at its locations across the island, with the system to be in place at the head office at Twickenham Park, St. Catherine by September of this year. Chief … Continued

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