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Kassandra Mines Project



Project number:


Business sector:

Natural resources

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

15 Jul 2022



Approval date:

30 Nov 2022

Project description

EBRD is considering providing finance to support the development of Hellas Gold SA’s Skouries gold copper mine as well as for various investment at its existing Kassandra Mines Complex, which is located in Halkidiki Peninsula in northern Greece. Hellas Gold SA is a subsidiary of Eldorado Gold Corporation of Vancouver, Canada.

ESIA disclosure package

1. Non-Technical Summary (NTS): English | Greek

2. Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA): English | Greek

3. ESIA Appendices: English | Greek

4. ESMS Framework: English | Greek

5. Stakeholder Engagement Plan: English | Greek

6. Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMPs): English | Greek

7. Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP): English | Greek

8. Regulatory Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): English | Greek 

9. EIA Appendices: English | Greek 

10. EIA Maps -Drawings
English I | II | III 
Greek I | II | III 

11. Final Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) English | Greek

Documents are in English and Greek (some appendices are in originating language only)

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available at:

  • Municipality of Aristotelis office in Ierissos
  • Olympiada community office.
  • Project Information Centre in Neochori village, National Road Thessaloniki Ierissou, 63074
  • EBRD Resident Office in Athens
    6, Othonos Street, 5th Floor
    105 57 Athens
  • EBRD Office in Thessaloniki
    53, Vasileos Irakleiou & Karolou Ntil,
    546 23 Thessaloniki
  • Hellas Gold website:
  • Eldorado website:

The NTS, SEP and Information Brochure are available in the following local community offices: 

  • Town Hall in Stavros (Volvi), Municipality of Aristotelis office in Ierissos, Stratoni, Stratoniki/Stageira, Neochori, Paleochori, Olympiada, Arnaia, Megali Panagia, and Varvara


Environmental or social enquiries

Hellas Gold
Department of CSR & Social Performance, Hellas Gold, Stratoni, Halkidiki 63082, Greece; or
Project Information Centre in Neochori village, National Road Thessaloniki Ierissou, 63074

Telephone: 00302367025087 or 00306986414019


Web: https://www.hellas

General enquiries

Contact Name:  CSR & Social Performance Team
Address: Hellas Gold Main Offices - Stratoni Chalkidiki 63074 Greece
Hellas Gold website: https://www.hellas
Eldorado website:

This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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