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L – R: Joël Gauthier, Sylvain Lehoux, Jean-Guy Lévesque and Gilbert Bouffard accepting the award.

Continuing a legacy of safety: Eldorado Gold Lamaque wins the 2017 F.J. O’Connell Trophy

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 […]

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Learning about hazardous substances

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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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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Brigitte on the job site - Lamaque, Quebec

Eldorado International Health and Safety: Meet Brigitte Bédard, Health and Safety Coordinator, Lamaque, Quebec

Brigitte Bédard wants us all to slow down and be curious. The mill health and safety coordinator at Eldorado Gold Lamaque says that these two actions alone can help us understand the impact of our actions and ensure we make safer and healthier choices while at work and at home. Brigitte initially pursued a career as […]

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An employee and his daughter hold up a copy of our Golden Rules handbook in Romania

Celebrating health & safety in mining with Eldorado’s International Safety Week

This week is International Safety Week at Eldorado Gold. Across our sites, we are hosting talks, competitions and other activities to remind ourselves of the importance of working safely. For us, safety is everyone’s responsibility and it is the only way to operate. Here’s some of the safety programs we’ve been busy rolling out recently […]

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International Women's Day

Meet Eirini Psychari one of our female mine rescue responders

Looking out for everyone’s safety is our primary focus at Eldorado Gold. But there are some members of our team who go above and beyond to ensure the safety of their colleagues. Eirini Psychari is one of those people. If you work at Eldorado’s Kassandra Mines in northern Greece (Olympias, Skouries, Stratoni ), you may already […]

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Peter Lewis

Our Inspiring Leaders: Meet Peter Lewis, VP Exploration

Self-reliance, adaptability, curiosity and optimism come to mind when Peter Lewis, our VP Exploration describes the attributes of an exploration geologist. “To really enjoy exploration and to excel in it, you have to take on unexpected challenges and roll with the punches. You can go from wearing a suit and tie in the boardroom one […]

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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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