A gold mine in Papua New Guinea has been linked to child labour ©  kickers/Getty Images
A gold mine in Papua New Guinea has been linked to child labour © kickers/Getty Images

Perth Mint suspends purchases from small suppliers

22 June 2020

State-owned Western Australian gold refiner the Perth Mint has launched an audit and suspended purchasing from small, artisanal suppliers after being accused of unethical sourcing of gold.

Perth Mint, one of the world’s largest gold refiners, took action after a mine in Papua New Guinea was linked to child labour.

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