Meridian Gold finds and produces gold with its mining operations in Chile as well as a pipeline of exploration projects throughout the Americas. While continuous improvement is nothing new to the El Peñón mine, they recently began using Six Sigma in their Operational Excellence initiative:

Edgar Smith, Meridian’s Vice President of Operations, commented, “I am pleased to announce that we have re-hired Stabro Kasaneva as the General Manager of the El Peñón Mine. Stabro will be responsible for leading his team in ramping up the mine to 2,800 tonnes per day and implementing the new operational excellence initiatives, which are based on the Six Sigma principles to help achieve these goals. Meridian Gold Press Release

For Meridian, the color of Six Sigma gold just might turn out to be green.

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