Tag: Coin industry
More than 20 million people in the world mine gold in ways that destroy their health, threaten their life, and devastate the environment. The Alliance for Responsible Mining has a way to improve the operation of these mines as well as integrating them into the fair trade system.
A platform to raise awareness and provide solid-proof facts about the coin minting industry and its products – that is the aim of Mint Industry, a new website created by the Mint Directors Conference.
The South African Mint has a new Managing Director: Ms Honey Mamabolo has been serving in this function effective since 1 February 2020. She has 20 years’ experience across various industry sectors, including mining, retail banking, and manufacturing.
The Perth Mint has joined with technology specialists Security Matters Ltd to start the trueGold project. Their aim is to provide the surety that the gold has been ethically sourced and reliably tracked throughout its journey from the mine site to the marketplace.
For the first time a study investigated on what effects the production of coins has on the economy and employment of the European Union. Result: 169,900 people have jobs that are directly or indirectly linked to coin production.