Canadian Mining Journal


World Gold Council (Americas)


  • GOLD: Council finds gold has a role in the face of climate risks

    October 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The World Gold Council has released a new report, Gold and Climate Change: Current and future impacts, aimed at providing investors and stakeholders with greater clarity around both gold’s emission profile and the role that yellow metal

  • First-half gold demand jumps on central bank, ETF buying

    September 18, 2019 by World Gold Council

    The following is an edited summary from the World Gold Council, based on its “Gold Demand Trends Q2 2019” report. To access the report, visit www.gold.org. Global gold demand grew to 1,123 tonnes in this year’s second quarter – an 8%

  • GOLD: World Gold Council launches responsible gold mining principles

    September 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The World Gold Council launched its Responsible Gold Mining Principles on Sept. 12, 2019. The principles provide a framework setting out clear expectations for consumers, investors and the downstream gold supply chain. The principles address key environmental,

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    Central banks, ETFs drive Q1 gold demand

    June 3, 2019 by World Gold Council

    The following is an edited summary from the World Gold Council, based on its “Gold Demand Trends Full Year and Q4 2018” report. To access the report, visit www.gold.org. Global gold demand grew to 1,053 tonnes in the first quarter

  • GOLD: Demand up 7% in Q1, boosted by central banks, India

    May 2, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    LONDON, U.K. – Global demand for gold grew to 1,053.3 tonnes in Q1, up 7% year-on-year, according to the latest report by the World Gold Council. A big reason for the stronger demand is central banks, which continued to buy gold for

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    Editorial: Central banks are major gold buyers in 2019

    April 18, 2019 by John Cumming

    With the gold market’s supply and demand numbers coming in for the first two to three months of 2019, one of the features of this year that’s coming into focus is the strong buying of gold by central banks around

  • GOLD: World Gold Council launches site for data, analytics and research

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – On Nov. 8 the World Gold Council launched Goldhub, calling it a market leading source of data, insights and analytical tools aimed at helping investors understand gold’s value as a strategic asset. Goldhub offers investors range of

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    GOLD: October inflows to gold-backed ETFs up as investors hedged risk -WGC

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW YORK – Gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) registered increased inflows to both North American and European funds during October, as tumultuous equity markets triggered flight-to-quality buying, the World Gold Council said on Tuesday. North American funds had inflows of $561

  • World Gold Council: Gold demand off to a soft start in 2018

    May 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is an edited summary from the World Gold Council, based on its Gold Demand Trends Q1 2018 report. To access the full report, visit www.Gold.org. Gold demand had a soft start to 2018, reaching 973 tonnes – the lowest first quarter since

  • LME and World Gold Council launch LMEprecious

    July 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The London Metal Exchange and World Gold Council launched the LMEprecious trading platform on July 10 in London. The following is an edited amalgam of statements by the LME on the launch. LMEprecious has introduced exchange-traded and centrally cleared precious

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    Facts ‘n’ Figures: Gold demand nears new record, WGC says

    August 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is a release by the World Gold Council detailing global gold demand in the second quarter of 2016. The full 26-page Gold Demand Trends report is available for free download at www.gold.org. Global gold demand reached 2,335 tonnes (75.1 million oz)

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    GOLD: Silver Wheaton joins World Gold Council

    May 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Silver Wheaton has joined the World Gold Council, headquartered in London, UK. Silver Wheaton increased its current and future gold production through the recent acquisitions of gold streams from Hudbay Minerals and Vale SA.