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Gold recycling: new report examines the evolving industry that contributes a third of global gold supply

Published 5th March 2015

“The Ups and Downs of Gold Recycling: Understanding Market Drivers and Industry Challenges,” written and published today by the World Gold Council and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), analysesthe economic drivers of the global gold recycling market and highlights important future industry trends including; a shift in concentration of gold recycling from west to east, increased difficulty in obtaining gold from electronic products as less is used in modern devices, and potential consolidation within the recycling industry across the entire value chain.

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PDAC Convention 2015

1st March 2015 - 09:00 to 4th March 2015 - 17:00

The second edition of The World Gold Council Responsible Gold Mining and Value Distribution report, covering 2013 data, was issued on 23 October 2014. This report further demonstrated the impact the responsible gold mining industry has in supporting economic development in host countries by looking at the distribution of the money spent by gold mining companies. Responsible gold mining can contribute substantially to social and economic development but it is important to take a realistic view of the role it can play and contribution it can make.

African Mining Indaba 2015

9th February 2015 - 09:00 to 12th February 2015 - 18:00

At African Mining Indaba 2015, the World Gold Council will again be highlighting gold’s positive contributions to economies and society, focusing specifically on the impacts of responsible gold mining on local growth and development.