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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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Visitors receive a tour of Greek Nurseries near Olympias

Growing a business: the Olympias Nursery

Last week, we showed you a glimpse of our Olympias Plant Nursery in our video about our rehabilitation efforts in northern Greece.  This week, we’ll meet the team there and hear the story behind of one of the largest nurseries in northern Greece. Less than two kilometres from our Olympias mine, Greek Nurseries, S.A.’s 15-hectare site is packed …

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Rehabilitation in action: from tailings ponds to green space in Greece

This week, as part of our ongoing tailings management series, we will guide you through one of our rehabilitation projects we have been working on in Greece. At our Olympias site in the Halkidiki Peninsula, we have been overseeing one of the largest environmental rehabilitation projects in the country. Mining activities by the previous project owner left …

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Tailings dam at Eldorado Gold's Tanjianshan mine in China

How we approach tailings management at Tanjianshan

Last week we introduced you to tailings. Tailings are a part of mining that get a lot of publicity, and managing them responsibly is a key environmental component of our business. While each operation is unique, our approach is to ensure that the environment is protected during and after the operation has closed. Here, we discuss our …

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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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