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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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Dust testing at Kisladag mine site

Environmental monitoring in action

Last week we talked about the importance of environmental monitoring practices at our mines. This week we’d like to show you! Here are a few snapshots of our environmental teams in action at sites in China (Jinfeng) and Turkey (Efemçukuru and Kişladağ). Wherever we operate, environmental monitoring helps us make better decisions that make sense […]

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Kisladag water sampling

Environmental monitoring: looking out for our natural world

Every day, we carry out some form of environmental monitoring at our operations. “Whether it’s testing air, water, soil or noise, our monitoring efforts help us to understand, manage and protect our natural environment,” says Dale Churcher, our VP Engineering. “Monitoring is our eyes and ears.” The data we collect allows us to build a […]

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