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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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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A View From the Top: CEO George Burns Talks About Sustainability at Eldorado

It’s been a year since George Burns took the helm as President & CEO of Eldorado Gold. As an industry veteran with over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, George knows what it takes to build projects that create value for all stakeholders. With the release of Eldorado’s 2017 sustainability report “Tomorrow, Together”, …

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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 the 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 …

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