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Celebrating SuXXess: Melanie Jang

Celebrating women in the mining industry goes beyond the mine site. Here at Eldorado, we have female lawyers, accountants, support staff, communications professionals, community relations coordinators, health & safety professionals, in additional to females in operational roles as a part of our team. In our first post in the series, Celebrating SuXXess, we spoke to …

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Forward Thinking: Ventilation on Demand and Tagging & Tracking

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 these …

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Forward Thinking: Pioneering the Use of Dry-Stack Tailings in Turkey and Greece

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,” …

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Forward Thinking: Dry-Stack Tailings – Designing Processes to Best Possible Practices

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 …

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Forward Thinking: Focusing on Innovation and Technology for our Future

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 …

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2018 International Health and Safety Week – Video

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, …

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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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Q&A with George Burns, President & CEO, Eldorado Gold Corporation

This interview with George Burns, President & CEO of Eldorado Gold, originally appeared in the EY Canadian Mining Eye Q2 2018 www.ey.com/ca/miningeye You have been President and CEO of Eldorado for just over a year now. What changes have you sought to make to the organization (say from a cultural and operating model perspective) and why? …

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