There is approximately 165,000 metric tons of hold above ground in the world. More than half of the world’s gold has been extracted within the last 50 years. More than half of the gold mined is used in the manufacturing of jewelry. India is the number one consumer of gold, followed by China and the United States. The following series of slogans are currently used by gold miner corporations from around the world. These taglines communicate the need and desire to sustain the environment and develop mining communities.
A better brand.
A diversified natural resource company.
A mask of gold hides all deformities.
All that glitters is not gold.
All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.
As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time.
Because gold is honest money it is disliked by dishonest men.
Committed to environmental protection and social responsibility.
Disciplined, profitable production.
Exploring and developing gold protects in West Africa.
Focused on the acquisition, discovery, and definition of gold resources in Brazil.
Franchising to Africa.
Gold does not rust on the ground, and rocks don’t get soaked in the rain.
Gold exploration in East Africa.
Gold gathers more than a shovel.
Gold is money. Everything else is credit.
Gold makes monsters of men.
Gold makes the ugly beautiful.
Gold may shine; but it has no true light.
Gold mining company.
Gold often commends the unworthy.
Gold opens all locks, no lock will hold against the power of gold.
Hunger for gold is made greater as more gold is acquired.
Industry low cash cost located in stable jurisdictions.
Living a mining heritage.
Making a difference.
Managing assets, unlocking value.
Miner of choice.
More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
Nothing gold can stay.
Our global presence of making a difference.
Our primary focus is gold.
Precious metals exploration in North America.
Promoting sustainable community development.
Proven ability to explore, develop, and operate.
Responsible management, environmental stewardship, and industry leading results.
Second-hand gold is as good as new.
Setting standards of excellence with regard to environmental matters.
Specializing in the generation of new mineral projects with world class potential.
Striving to be the leading mining company.
Strong operational performance.
That is gold which is worth gold.
The global leader in sustainable gold mining.
The Gold Company.
The largest developing gold project in Brazil.
The quality you expect at a value you can appreciate.
There is gold everywhere, most people are not trained to see it.
Those that go gold into the furnace will come out no worse.
We continue to make history.
We must learn who is gold, and who is gold plated.
The following infographic outlines the facts and statistics of the gold industry. The consumption of hold can be easily gauged by gold jewelry consumption. Approximately 88% of the gold consumed in the world is done so by 15 countries. China is considered the top producer of gold, followed by the United States.
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