International Gold Refiners: The Good & Bad News
There are many international gold refineries, but not all of them are created equal. The good news is that many refineries are certified to adhere to the highest global standards for gold refining. Some of them have bad reputations and others are “squeaky clean“.
Here is a list of some of the best international gold refineries, as well as a few that you should avoid based on the negative international media attention they have had in the past.
- Swiss General Attorney not to prosecute Argor-Heraeus over refining of alleged pillaged gold by illegal armed group in Rep. Dem. of Congo
- TRIAL v. Argor-Heraeus S.A. – Open Society Justice Initiative
- Expert Study on the Swiss Gold Sector and related Risks of Human Rights Abuses
- A Golden Racket – The True Source of Switzerland’s “Togolese” Gold
- THE IMPACT OF GOLD SUSTAINABILITY ASPECTS IN THE GOLD SUPPLY-CHAINS AND SWITZERLAND’S ROLE AS A GOLD HUB
- Argor-Heraeus SA and Hussar Limited
- THE ARGOR HERAEUS DECISION ON CORPORATE PILLAGE OF GOLD
- Lawsuit Argor Heraeus: More transparency instead of cover-up in looted gold!
- Swiss company Metalor suspected of illegal gold purchases in Peru
- Prosecutor’s Office: Swiss-based Metalor financed the transport of tons of suspect gold in Peru
- Peru Targets Multinationals Linked to Sale of Illegal Gold
- METALOR FULLY DENIES THE ALLEGATIONS OF THE NGO STP IN ITS REPORT “SWITZERLAND – A HUB FOR RISKY GOLD?”
- Sleeping Beauty: How suspect gold reached top brands
- Gold from Peru: Metalor Technologies and its supplier Minerales del Sur
- NGO reports illegal gold imports by refiner
- Illegal gold deals – Swiss refinery Metalor under suspicion
- Baselworld: GfbV demands compliance with the duty of care from the gold refinery Metalor
- After the confiscation of almost 100 kilograms of gold from Minerales del Sur, the GfbV demanded that the metalor gold refinery suspend the business relationship with its largest Peruvian supplier
- STP welcomes Metalor’s withdrawal from artisanal mining
- New Global Witness investigation reveals how one of the world’s leading gold refiners, Switzerland’s Valcambi, sources from UAE’s Kaloti, which is linked to Sudanese ‘conflict gold’
- Valcambi refinery denies sourcing ‘dirty’ gold from Dubai
- Fake-branded bars slip dirty gold into world markets
- Apple’s Dirty Gold Problem
- “By buying gold in Dubai, Swiss refineries distance themselves from the problems of the mines.”
- Police violence during protests against Peruvian gold mine Yanacocha: GfbV calls on Swiss refinery Valcambi to act
- Disclosure of gold trade statistics: Swiss refineries are still sourcing gold from questionable sources
- Human rights activists demand from the Swiss gold refinery Valcambi: Stop the violence!
- Gold company loses proceedings against small farmer – Swiss gold refinery has an obligation
- Again a trail of dirty gold leads to Switzerland
Bangalore-based Rajesh Exports, one of the world’s largest gold and diamond jewellery makers, would raise around $1 billion from the Australian government-owned gold refinery major Perthmint and another undisclosed gold supplier in South Africa.