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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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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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Eldorado International Health and Safety: Meet Brigitte Bédard, Health and Safety Coordinator, Lamaque, Quebec

Brigitte Bédard wants us all to slow down and be curious. The mill health and safety coordinator at Eldorado Gold Lamaque says that these two actions alone can help us understand the impact of our actions and ensure we make safer and healthier choices while at work and at home. Brigitte initially pursued a career as …

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Celebrating Health & Safety in Mining with Eldorado’s International Safety Week

This week is International Safety Week at Eldorado Gold. Across our sites, we are hosting talks, competitions and other activities to remind ourselves of the importance of working safely. For us, safety is everyone’s responsibility and it is the only way to operate. Here’s some of the safety programs we’ve been busy rolling out recently …

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How lasers, robots and remote controls are making mining safer

Remember how much fun it was to play with remote control cars when you were a kid? What if that same technology could also keep you safe? At Eldorado’s White Mountain mine in China, , our tele-remote loading system is doing just that, allowing operators to control loaders from hundreds of metres away, well away …

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