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Back to School: Building Opportunities at Lamaque

At Eldorado Gold, we believe strongly in building opportunities in the communities we operate in to enrich lives. In our 2nd post of the Back to School series, we learn more about two unique initiatives that our team at Lamaque, in Val-d’Or, Quebec, have undertaken, aimed at sharing knowledge and experience with students to equip …

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Serious About Safety: Our Mine Rescue Teams are Ready!

Vigilance, preparation and rapid response are the foundation of our safety culture. Life-threatening emergencies at our operations rarely occur, but when a crisis does happen our dedicated and highly trained Mine Rescue Teams stand ready to respond at a moment’s notice. Each of our mine sites has their own mine rescue team comprised of volunteers …

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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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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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Sustainability in Action: Lamaque Takes Steps to be Greener, Safer and Smarter

In this first post in our new Sustainability in Action series, we highlight the work our Lamaque team is doing to reduce the environmental impacts of our operations – including plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions for our exploration drilling activities. Carbon-Neutral Exploration Will Be a First in Quebec Mining exploration involves a range of …

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