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Forward Thinking: Pioneering the use of Dry Stack Tailings in Turkey and Greece

First to Construct a Dry Tailings Facility in Turkey In 2006, Eldorado first began assessing the use of dry-stack tailings for its Efemçukuru project in Turkey.  “At the time, we were one of a handful of mining companies evaluating the technology, and were the first to permit and construct a dry-stack tailings facility in Turkey,” […]

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Forward Thinking: Dry-Stack Tailings – Designing Processes to Best Possible Practices

In the first post of the Forward Thinking series, we touched on some of the environmental and safety advantages that dry-stack tailings technology offers. In today’s post, we explore these advantages in detail. What are tailings? Fundamentally, mining involves processing ore that has been mined to separate valuable minerals and metals from the rocks in […]

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Forward Thinking: Focusing on Innovation and Technology for our Future

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 […]

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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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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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Our 2016 Year in Review Report is Live!

Here at Eldorado Gold, responsible mining practices are fully ingrained in the way we do business. Our annual Year in Review report is a great way to get an overview of Eldorado’s assets, financial and operational performance, responsible mining practices, and progress on key topics. This year’s report has some new areas of focus you […]

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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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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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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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