Our story introduces the types of services and products we offer and the evolution of our technical experience and expertise. It is through the history of a company older than 34 years that trust and transparency have developed, have become of paramount importance and are maintained to this day.

Our services include refining of precious metals and precious group metals, toll refining, urban mining initiatives, residues recovery and environmental compliance. Our different processing plants are located in various areas in South Africa.

Through our group company, African Argentum Resources, we manufacture a wide range of value added silver products. These include, but are not limited to, silver nitrate, silver sulphate, silver coat and anodes.

In addition, African Argentum Resources markets various platinum and palladium salts on behalf of Gauteng Refinery.


Our Head Office is in the beautiful grounds of a national heritage site in Founders Hill, Modderfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Main operations site in Johannesburg

Gauteng Refinery specialises in the recovery and refining of precious metals. Our precious metals refinery offers a comprehensive range of refining techniques to recover gold and silver and all six platinum group metals. All metals we supply are purified to 99,9% plus purity and sold either as sponge, granules, bars or intermediate salts, depending on customer requirements.