Goldplat Recovery has been certified as producer of Responsible Gold with Rand Refinery, highlighting the company’s commitment to best practices.

Responsible Gold, in accordance with international guidelines, accounts for gold produced, which follows the ‘Chain of Custody’ requirements consistent with the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development’s due diligence guidance for responsible supply chains.

This certification also adheres to the London Bullion Market Association’s ‘Responsible Gold Guidance’ and the World Gold Council certification of ‘Conflict-Free’ gold.

Goldplat’s Interim CEO, Ian Visagie said, “We are delighted to have been awarded this Responsible Gold status at our leading gold recovery operation in South Africa, which highlights our commitment to responsible and sustainable gold production and best in class practices.

“We believe the accreditation will have significant commercial advantages to enhance our market leading gold recovery business offering in the region, and has potential to drive both the efficiency and profitability of GPL into 2014.”