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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Apple seeks sustainable gold for iPhones

Tech giant teams with conservationists, First Nations, family miners to recover precious metal, restore gold rush streams Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – January 8, 2020


Last updated 7/1/2022 at 12:08pm

Salmon gold from Alaska placer mines for Apple environment restoration

Salmon Gold

A gold bar produced during the 2019 Salmon Gold program in Alaska. All Salmon Gold entering Apple's supply chain is traced from the mine to the refiner using blockchain technology.

Gold has been a symbol of prestige, royalty and wealth since before man first put words to clay tablets. While jewelry, coins and bars of this gleaming precious metal continues its storied history as a symbol of status and prosperity, today gold is also a very important ingredient to the functionality and reliability of most electronics, including the iPhones, iPads, Macs and other high-tech de...

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