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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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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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2 reasons why local procurement in Greece is important

According to the World Gold Council, 70% of total expenditure by gold mining companies remains in the country where the mine is located. Of this in-country spending, typically 50-60% goes towards the purchase of goods and services to build and support mine operations. In Greece, where we at Eldorado are developing the Olympias and Skouries […]

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How gold mining contributes to sustainable development

The benefits of Eldorado Gold’s mining projects go far beyond the value of the metals we produce. Our Olympias, Skouries and Stratoni assets in Greece are creating a series of direct, indirect and induced economic impacts that is benefitting local communities and the national economy. This ripple-effect of economic activity multiplies as it moves outwards […]

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5 economic benefits of gold mining investment in Greece

The contribution of mining to Greece’s economic growth and development has a history as old as the civilization itself. Since 1,000 B.C., Greeks have been using their mineral resources to build cities, establish trade networks and expand empires. Revenues from the high-grade silver mines of Laurion, south of Athens in Attica, financed the emergence of […]

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Our Inspiring Leaders: Dawn Moss, Corporate Secretary & EVP of Administration

The secret ingredient to mining leadership? Pioneer Grit. Forty years ago in a remote Vancouver Island logging town, Dawn Moss became one of very few women pioneering a career in the resource sector. From receptionist she became a contractor working in logging camps. She drove a log loader for a year in one of Canada’s […]

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Eldorado supports the UN Global Compact

Eldorado joins the UN Global Compact

At Eldorado, our approach to doing business has always focused on people, principles and profits. This summer, we further advanced our commitment to responsible business practices by joining the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative. With over 9,000 participants, the UN Global Compact seeks to unite global businesses as “a force […]

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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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