Enabling gold producers to provide assurance that their operations do not support unlawful armed conflict
Professional gold mining in the 21st century is a large scale, modern industry, using advanced, clean and safe technologies. This is the story of how one of the world’s most important metals is produced.
The custom of awarding gold, silver, and bronze in sequence for the first three places dates back to the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, Missouri in the United States. At the 2012 games, the International Olympic Committee stipulates that each gold medal must have a minimum of at least six grams of gold. The London 2012 gold medals are the biggest and heaviest summer Olympic medals ever made.
Gold has enriched cultures and changed lives from ancient to modern times.
Diverse sources of demand develop across geography and sectors.
Gold’s purchasing power protects against the ravages of inflation.
2010 sees the London pm fix achieve 35 successive record highs.
Gold is quietly present in many aspects of our world. From life-saving medicine to power-saving electronics.
Gold is at once, elemental, profound, precious and enduring. Nothing else is.
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