Technology United Kingdom29. October 2023
The Royal Mint, the United Kingdom’s official coin producer, spent the last two years developing a mysterious technique to extract gold from electronic waste, preventing hundreds of kilograms of gold every year from ending up in landfills.
Environment United Kingdom19. September 2020
The startup Mint Innovation wants to open the first commercial refinery in Cheshire, in North England, where precious metals will be extracted from electronic waste. It will also be the first facility to use bacteria rather than cyanide-based processes.