Our team at Eldorado Gold Lamaque, are proud to be partnering with local educational institutions to offer two exciting training programs in the region. This post highlights two hands-on training initiatives at Lamaque that help build skills for young students in the area.
In our 2nd post of our blog series, Serious About Safety, we share how communication is key to keeping our mines safe.
In a recent study published by the Responsible Mining Foundation on gender balance in the mining industry, it is no surprise that there is still work to be done. Encouragingly, the industry has taken strides and is recognizing the benefits of more women in the workforce. Mine managers cited that, “Greater gender diversity fosters innovation […]
In 2018, Eldorado Gold took another step towards increasing gender diversity and joined the 30% Club Canada. The 30% Club aims to achieve better gender balance at the board level, as well as at senior management levels. As a member of the 30% Club, Eldorado has a goal to have women represent 30% of our […]
A Q&A with George Burns, President and CEO, Eldorado Gold Contrary to popular belief, mining is an industry at the forefront of technological innovation. At Eldorado Gold, leading-edge technologies are enabling our mines to operate with greater energy efficiency and reduced environmental impact, while also creating a healthier and safer environment for our people. We […]
It has been 6 months since we wrapped up our inaugural International Health and Safety Week. During the week of May 7 – 11, 2018 we hosted talks, competitions, training and other activities across our global sites to raise awareness to the importance of working safely. Members of our senior management team, including George Burns, […]
Frank J. O’Connell is somewhat of a legend in Canadian mining circles. Passionate about workplace safety, he helped set the standard for underground mine safety in Quebec during the 1950’s. A mining engineer by background, he used his role as General Manager of the Sigma Mine in Val-d’Or to exchange best safety practices with a […]
This interview originally appeared in the EY Canadian Mining Eye Q2 2018 www.ey.com/ca/miningeye You have been President and CEO of Eldorado for just over a year now. What changes have you sought to make to the organization (say from a cultural and operating model perspective) and why? The mining industry is capital intensive and cyclical, so […]
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”, […]
In Val-d’Or, Canada, where our team at Eldorado is developing the Lamaque gold mine, a new and exciting training program is underway. The program aims to educate, train and provide the means for employment for workers from Lac Simon, a First Nations community just 32km south-east of Val-d’Or. The training program is the first of […]