Dry stack tailings at Eldorado Gold's Efemcukuru gold mine in Turkey

Tailings management 101: An introduction to one of mining’s environmental safeguards

Tailings are a part of mining that get a lot of publicity, and managing them responsibly is a key environmental component of our business. In this post, we’ll help you understand what tailings are and how they’re managed. What are tailings? Tailings are a mixture of solid particles, mostly rock, and water that is left …

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What everyone should know about Eldorado’s sustainability practices

Eldorado works hard to create a company that makes our employees and local communities proud. This means safe and environmentally-friendly operations, reasonable pay for work done, and making a positive impact on the lives of people we touch. To oversee this effort, Eldorado’s Board of Directors includes a Sustainability Committee, chaired by Geoffrey Handley. We caught up …

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Close to home: Why ‘being local’ is key to our success

Ask our people to describe Eldorado and you’ll probably hear that we are a large company that feels like a small company. While we employ more than 7,200 people worldwide, we are very decentralized and our in-country teams have a lot of ownership over day-to-day decisions. They are also primarily from the local regions (99% …

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