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VANCOUVER, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Eldorado Gold ("Eldorado" or the "Company") today regrets to report that on the morning of August 28, 2017, during tree cutting operations at the Skouries Project in Greece, a contractor employee was struck by a branch from a falling tree resulting in fatal injuries. An investigation is underway.
"Our deepest condolences and support go out to the individual's family, friends and colleagues at this time," said George Burns, Eldorado's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Safety is our top priority at Eldorado Gold and we are committed to the well-being of our employees and contractors on all of our sites."
Additional information on Eldorado is available on the Company's website at www.eldoradogold.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
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