Gold as a commodity and means of value has been recorded since at least 3100 B.C. in the Code of Menes of the early Egyptian dynasty which set out gold to have a 2.5:1 value over silver. In today’s world, gold is still valued and coveted as a treasure and means of value, however, the importance of gold in technology is significant. Gold is resistant to rust and corrosion and is an excellent conductor making it an essential component underpinning technological advancement, longevity, change and growth. Gold is used in electronic components used in a variety of sectors from cell phones, to electric cars, healthcare, satellites for communication, biotech and many more. All these sectors are becoming more prevalent and relied upon be individuals and businesses in the world.
Given Gold’s importance in ongoing technological advancements, it is recognised as a new economy mineral and part of the Company’s pursuit of what is critical for tomorrow.
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