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Teaching Safe Behaviour to the Next Generation

Earlier this year, Eldorado Gold celebrated International Safety Week to highlight the importance of safety, both at the workplace and at home. One of the week’s highlights for Hellas Gold, Eldorado Gold’s Greek subsidiary, was an interactive event with children from the Stratoni, Stageira and Stratoniki villages near our Kassandra Mines in northern Greece. The […]

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George Burns, President & CEO

A view from the top: CEO George Burns talks about sustainability at Eldorado

 It’s been a year since George Burns took the helm as President & CEO of Eldorado Gold. As an industry veteran with over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, George knows what it takes to build projects that create value for all stakeholders. With the release of Eldorado’s 2017 sustainability report “Tomorrow, Together”, […]

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Celebrating World Environment Day at our Efemçukuru mine in Turkey

Tuesday June 5th is World Environment Day, a global event coordinated by the United Nations intended to encourage awareness and action for protection of our environment. This year, the event focused on drawing attention to waste management, recycling and plastic pollution. To celebrate this event, our team at our Efemçukuru mine in Turkey, hosted a […]

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Aerial view of the Skouries mine site area that will be reforested at the end of the mine life.

4 facts about air, water & forest impacts of gold mining in Greece

At Eldorado Gold we get questions about the potential environmental impacts of the mining projects we are developing in Greece, particularly from communities near our sites. Mining is a highly regulated industry and we are committed to complying with national and European standards to protect the air, water, forest and communities near our operations. Here […]

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environmental monitoring in Greece

Taking the lead in environmental monitoring for gold mining in Greece

At Eldorado Gold, our environmental monitoring efforts tell us about the health of the natural environment in and around our mine sites. It is an important part of operating responsibly as it lets us know what aspects at site we need to manage to minimise our environmental impacts and comply with environmental regulations. A comprehensive […]

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3 reasons Eldorado’s 2015 sustainability report is a must read

Is it possible for today’s companies to succeed if they operate irresponsibly? We don’t think so, and our sustainability report provides proof that we’re committed to safe and responsible operations. This year’s report is ready, and it’s better than ever. Here are three reasons you’ll want to read it from cover to cover. 1. It’s […]

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ICMC audit at our Jinfeng mine during November 2014

Cyanide certification: how our gold mines get it right

At Eldorado we’re very proud of our management practices when it comes to cyanide. Cyanide is very well known to us all. As every murder mystery has taught us, it’s a pretty toxic compound. But in gold mining, cyanide is often essential for separating gold from the surrounding ore. (Sorry, Agatha Christie.) Gold mines use very […]

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