Today is World Day for Safety and Health at Work. While advances across all industries have seen a remarkable decline in work-related injury and health issues, there is always more to learn, more innovation to take place, and more preventative measures to develop to ensure our places of work are safe and healthy for all. Check out our blog article from May 2019 which introduced our "Serious About Safety" series and how Eldorado has strived to put health & safety at the forefront of our culture.
Here at Eldorado Gold, we are working to build a leading mining jurisdiction in northern Greece. To realize the full potential of our polymetallic Skouries, Olympias and Stratoni mines (collectively known as the Kassandra Mines), we recently signed an amended Investment Agreement with the Hellenic Republic.
At first glance, it seems like an odd pairing. Granted, we don’t often hear about mining and farming being discussed simultaneously, let alone how they can work together. But this unique relationship is being fostered right now at Eldorado Gold’s Efemçukuru operation in Turkey.
Small in stature, but packed with nutrients and flavour, the versatile chickpea – also known as the garbanzo bean – has long been a staple of Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern diets for thousands of years. The earliest known use of chickpeas dates to 3500 B.C. in Turkey, and today they are grown in more than 50 countries, where they eventually turn into delicious curries and stews, spicy snacks, crunchy salad toppings or even ground into flour for other culinary purposes.
Eldorado Gold Québec poursuit sa croissance dans le secteur de Val-d’Or. Au cours de l’année 2021, c’est 30 nouveaux emplois directs qui seront créés au sein de sa mine Lamaque.
«Nous amorçons l’année 2021 avec beaucoup d’aspirations, plus déterminés à faire les choses comme jamais auparavant au bénéfice des communautés avoisinantes. En plus d’accroître nos opérations, la création de ces 30 emplois permettra des retombées économiques importantes pour Val-d’Or et la région de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue », souligne Sylvain Lehoux, vice-président – directeur général chez Eldorado Gold Québec.
En effet, l’entreprise qui emploie actuellement 399 personnes passera donc à un effectif de près de 430 personnes d’ici la fin de l’année 2021.
You’ve probably heard about the “magic of three” women in the Boardroom before. If you missed it, it’s the tipping point number for amplifying female voices at traditionally male-dominated tables. Companies capitalize on improved decision-making at three, thanks to the diversity of thought from having both women and men guide an organization. Pam Gibson has been the trailblazer for that magic number at Eldorado Gold since her appointment to the Board in 2014.
As a member of the World Gold Council (WGC), Eldorado Gold is commiteed to working towards full implementation of WGC's Responsible Gold Mining Principles. These principles are a new framework that sets out clear expectations for consumers, investors and the downstream supply chain as to what constitutes responsible gold mining, and will provide an additional level of assurance for our stakeholders.
October is Women’s History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate women from our past, and our present, who are contributing to a better, more inclusive world.
In recognition of this month of celebration, two of Eldorado Gold’s employees, Gülsüm Akkaya, and Yelda Temizci, who both work at our operations in Turkey, were selected to highlight the achievements made by women in mining companies, by the Mining Association of Canada.
We all need to do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and help those who are experiencing significant medical or economic impacts from the virus. Being a good neighbour is integral to Eldorado Gold’s identity, and we’re helping out by making significant financial and in-kind donations to support and strengthen the coronavirus response efforts in each of the communities where we operate.