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Lundin Gold Inc. headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, is part of the Lundin Group of Companies, one of the most recognized, respected and prominent groups in the global industry today. It is comprised of 13 publicly traded companies focused on the extractive sector, operating in more than 17 countries around the world.

Lundin Gold, through its Ecuadorian subsidiary Aurelian Ecuador S.A., owns the Fruta del Norte Mine (FDN), located in southeastern Ecuador in the Zamora Chinchipe Province.

Fruta del Norte (FDN) is one of the largest and highest grade gold deposits in the world currently in production. The Company has an experienced mine operations team dedicated to advancing FDN responsibly. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Lundin Gold realized first gold production as well as the first export of gold concentrate and doré. In the first quarter of 2020 FDN achieved commercial production. Lundin Gold operates transparently in accordance with international best practices and according to its three core principles: Working Safely, Environmental Stewardship and Respect.


Implement and monitor the Environmental Management Plans of the different mining projects approved by the Ministry of the Environment, such as exploitation for FDN, initial and advanced exploration, collection of information and generation of compliance reports, in accordance with the provisions of the environmental regulations, environmental licenses, permits, environmental management system, corporate standards and other commitments assumed by the Company.


  • Provide environmental technical support for compliance with Environmental Management Plans ( EMPs ), environmental legislation, corporate, international standards and applicable to the different operational areas of FDN and contractors with the purpose of guaranteeing care for the environment in the development of operations. mining, metallurgical processes and auxiliary activities.
  • Participate and prepare quarterly and annual reports, in accordance with the provisions of environmental regulations and licenses granted by the Ministry of the Environment and competent authorities.
  • Periodically evaluate the actions carried out to comply with the Environmental Management Plan, report, develop action plans and ensure continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate and execute the relevant activities to keep the environmental permits obtained by the Company in force.
  • Prepare procedures, instructions, plans, and indicators to carry out correct environmental management.
  • Review the information collected by the consultants hired by the Company for approval of Environmental Audits, or renewal of permits, and subsequently send the documents to the institution responsible for the analysis and approval.
  • Develop, implement and maintain Fruta del Norte’s waste management plan, review and improve it periodically.
  • Prepare and execute, in coordination with the entire environmental team, environmental monitoring programs for sampling ambient air quality, atmospheric emissions, non-ionizing radiation, environmental noise, noise, vibrations, soil and sediments.
  • Participate and lead the attention of environmental emergencies according to the instructions of the emergency leader and management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemist, Civil Engineer, Geographer or similar with training in environmental management.
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years experience in management of mining activities (explotation, exploration), Oil, Gas, Industrial; environmental management activities in construction or related industries.
  • Knowledge in:
    • Evaluation of environmental impacts.
    • Management of environmental incidents.
    • Preparation and implementation of environmental studies.
    • Evaluation and management of environmental risks.
    • Environmental mining legislation.
    • Implementation and/or maintenance of environmental management systems.