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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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 […]
The skills needed in the mining industry today have evolved in recent decades. With an increased use of technology and software, and advancement in processes, the gender balance in mining has been positively impacted, providing more broad opportunities to both males and females alike. At Eldorado, we are proud to promote diversity at all levels […]
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,” […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Breathe in. Breathe out. Take a sip of water. Feels good, right? It should: clean air and water are our most basic human needs. Gülden Yüksel, Environmental Manager at our Kisladag gold mine in Turkey, is always thinking about clean air and water. On site, that means managing the mine’s dust levels and treatment of […]