Silver – The Cinderella of Investment

An increasing number of analysts claim that silver is undervalued and they are bullish when speaking about silver’s potential gains over the next few years. Six interesting influences that underpin the future status of silver are not commonly known: Natural Below-ground Supplies: A number of indicators that confirm that silver mining production appears to be reaching its peak. According to…

Annual Shut Down

The management and staff of MetCon would like to thank our loyal clients for their support in the 2016 year. We look forward to being of great service in the 2017 year once again. To re-charge our batteries, we will be closing for our annual holiday over the Festive Season from the 23rd December 2016 till 9th January 2017. Minter…

Jewellex Africa 2016

The roof far above the grand exhibition hall at Gallagher Estate was too high to reflect the glitter from the spectacular array of diamonds, jewellery and watches that shone from a multitude of stands at Jewellex Africa 2016. Resembling an international event, the entire atmosphere radiated a professional aura that would have stood equally proud in either Paris or Milan.…

Reflection on Wealth and Power

Gold was used as an element of beauty and value four thousand years ago – and today, the precious metal is still treasured as a commodity of enduring significance. Tutankhamen’s burial chamber revealed many secrets but what the world remembers most is the hoard of treasure that it contained, including the ornate golden death mask weighing 22 pounds. At today’s…

Going for Gold

The Olympic games have started in Rio with a blaze of green and the one element foremost in the minds of competitors and spectators alike is gold. The first recorded evidence of Olympic games shows that an event was held in Olympia Greece in 776BCE. The only event was the men’s 200m sprint. The first marathon was run 286 years…

Can Donald’s shine trump gold?

Global events over the last few months have demonstrated that gold remains a safe haven in times of uncertainty. From the impact of Brexit, followed by terrorist atrocities in France, right through to the attempted military coup in Turkey, the world is experiencing turmoil. And during times of uncertainty and turmoil, the price of gold rallies to inject its aura…

Reasons to invest in Minted bars

An interesting article posted on the NBC News website regarding forgery in the coin market. Have a read at the article and consider what our Minted bars have on offer. http://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/glitters-not-gold-fake-gold-silver-coins-flooding-market-n591201 With our tamper resistant packaging, unique engraved serial number & the certificate of authenticity we have the knowledge that your MetCon minted product is genuine. You can count on our…

Holiday Season Closing Times

Metal Concentrators SA (Pty) Ltd will be closed for trading from 18th December 2015 & re-open on the 06th January 2016. All orders placed over this time period will only be processed when trading re-opens on the 06th January 2016. Orders placed on the 17th & 18th December will only be dispatched in the New year once we re-open. Metcon…

Informal Gold Mining Issues Highlighted at Dubai Precious Metals Conference SA Gold Expert: Bring Informal Miners into the Mainstream Supply Chain

More effort should go towards helping African informal gold miners formalize their activities and become part of the mainstream gold supply chain. This is in the best interest of all parties involved, argued South African gold expert Bernard Stern in his address during the recent Dubai Precious Metals Conference, which was themed “Engaging with Africa.” On paper, Africa’s total gold…

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