Keeping our employees and mines safe is a top priority for Eldorado. Find out how we are prepared in the event of an emergency in our 3rd post of our Serious About Safety blog series.
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To coincide with our 2nd Annual International Health & Safety week, being held this week across our global operations, we’re kicking off a new blog series: Serious about Safety. In this series, we will be covering all things health and safety, including: mine rescue training, mental health, drug & alcohol policies, safety procedures and the […]
At Eldorado, we believe that our diversity contributes to our success. That’s why we put in place a Diversity Policy last year, and continue to invest in providing opportunities for women across our Company. In our latest blog series, and in honour of International Women’s Day, we will be profiling women in our team, ranging […]
In a previous post, George Burns, our President and CEO touched on a few technologies that are enabling us to operate more sustainably and keep our employees safe. Today we go a little deeper, (underground mining pun intended), on two technologies: ventilation on demand, or VOD for short; tagging and tracking We have deployed […]
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 […]
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 […]