For many of us, September is synonymous with heading back to school. It provides a new start, a fresh perspective and is full of possibility. At Eldorado, we believe in the power of education to help transform lives and communities around the world. We are proud to support education initiatives in the communities where we […]
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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.
In our 2nd post of our blog series, Serious About Safety, we share how communication is key to keeping our mines safe.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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, […]
A nation’s mineral wealth can be a distinct competitive advantage if leveraged responsibly. In Canada, mining contributes considerably to the Country’s economic strength. Mining could do the same for Greece. Canadian mining: an engine for global economic growth Rich in mineral resources, Canada has a thriving mining sector and leading global expertise in all parts […]
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 […]
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 […]