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Is Gold On Your Christmas List This Year?

Published Wednesday 30th November 2016

The Three Kings certainly had something right in their Christmas gift giving list. While most of us wouldn’t know quite what to do with a festive present of frankincense or myrrh, it’s unlikely anyone would say no to a piece of gold jewellery waiting for them underneath the Christmas tree.

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Why There?s Gold To Be Found In Your Old-fashioned TV Set

Published Wednesday 23rd November 2016

We’ve heard about how much gold is contained in the circuitry of discarded mobile phones and laptops, but the precious metal is also lurking in older technology.

A new company has been set up to extract gold from old fashioned TVs, using robots to deal with the more dangerous aspects...

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Global Gold Recycling Rises As People Take Advantage Of High Prices

Published Wednesday 16th November 2016

The amount of gold that was recycled in the third quarter of this year jumped by 30 per cent compared to the same three months in 2015, as more people rushed to take advantage of the high price of the precious metal. 

That’s according to new figures from the World...

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India Makes Gold Recycling Easier Than Ever With Mobile Collection Unit

Published Thursday 10th November 2016

India is one country that takes its gold recycling very seriously.

It’s the second biggest importer of gold globally after China and there’s currently a massive push for people to recycle their unwanted gold to help reduce the amount of the precious metal that’s shipped in – and costs the...

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Discover How Much Pure Gold Your Jewellery Contains

Published Wednesday 2nd November 2016

When you’re sorting out your old unwanted or broken gold pieces to cash in, remember not all gold jewellery is created equally, and the higher the gold content, the higher the price you’ll receive.

The most common carats (ct) of gold used in jewellery in the UK are 9ct, 18ct...

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