GAUTENG REFINERY has been independently verified in accordance with the Code of Good Practice , issued in terms of section 9(1) of Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment act 53 of 2003 (Gazetted 11 October 2013).
Gauteng Refinery has established strict policies, procedures and processes to ensure that it conforms to particular standards, frameworks and guidances. All material at Gauteng Refinery is of known provenance. Systems have been established and implemented to enable an independent third party to verify all stages of processing in order to provide assurance on the veracity and origin of all material.
The company has a code of practice which complies with the regulations and all the requirements of the South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator (SADPMR), as well as all the relevant Acts of Parliament in the precious metals arena.
Gauteng Refinery has fulfilled its obligations in terms of the Mining Charter in respect of the board-based black economic empowerment requirements and achieved its status as a Level 3 Contributor in 2015. Our Verification Certificate can be downloaded here.
We are a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and are working towards conformance and accreditation with its Code of Practice, Chain of Custody and the principles of the Responsible Gold Guidance.
Whilst the company is not a member of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), it does conform to the LBMA’s principles contained in the Responsible Gold Guidance.
Similarly, although not a member, Gauteng Refinery adheres to the World Gold Council's Conflict Free Gold Standard.