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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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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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environmental monitoring in Greece

Taking the Lead in Environmental Monitoring for Gold Mining in Greece

At Eldorado Gold, our environmental monitoring efforts tell us about the health of the natural environment in and around our mine sites. It is an important part of operating responsibly as it lets us know what aspects at site we need to manage to minimise our environmental impacts and comply with environmental regulations. A comprehensive …

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Stratoni processing and export facility

5 Economic Benefits of Gold Mining Investment in Greece

The contribution of mining to Greece’s economic growth and development has a history as old as the civilization itself. Since 1,000 B.C., Greeks have been using their mineral resources to build cities, establish trade networks and expand empires. Revenues from the high-grade silver mines of Laurion, south of Athens in Attica, financed the emergence of …

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How we’ve designed Olympias and Skouries to limit environmental impacts

At Eldorado Gold, we are at the forefront of building a modern gold mining industry in Greece. All eyes are on us to prove that mining can be done responsibly; that we can protect the air, water and soil – resources that we all share. We have designed Olympias and Skouries, our two mining projects …

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Eldorado supports the UN Global Compact

Eldorado joins the UN Global Compact

At Eldorado, our approach to doing business has always focused on people, principles and profits. This summer, we further advanced our commitment to responsible business practices by joining the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative. With over 9,000 participants, the UN Global Compact seeks to unite global businesses as “a force …

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3 reasons to care about the Conflict-Free Gold Standard

You may have heard of “conflict minerals.” These are raw materials – namely tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold – extracted from conflict zones and sold to finance conflict. Eldorado does not operate in conflict zones but we adopted the Conflict-Free Gold Standard in 2013 to provide assurance that the gold we produce does not cause, …

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3 reasons Eldorado’s 2015 sustainability report is a must read

Is it possible for today’s companies to succeed if they operate irresponsibly? We don’t think so, and our sustainability report provides proof that we’re committed to safe and responsible operations. This year’s report is ready, and it’s better than ever. Here are three reasons you’ll want to read it from cover to cover. 1. It’s …

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