Automotive catalyst

World Gold Council and Nanostellar have agreed a strategic partnership to enable the introduction of gold into the automotive catalyst market. Read more

AntiCancer

Reseachers have discovered an exciting new technique to improve the efficiency of the chemotherapy drug Taxol® – and it involves gold nanoparticles! Read more

Biomedical

The historical use of gold in medicine and modern applications in treating illness. More...

Catalysis

There is now a growing excitement about the potential gold may hold for catalysing industrial reactions. More…

Decorative

Gold and its alloys have been used for decorative purposes for more than 6,000 years. More…

Dental

The advantages of gold and its alloys for dental applications are its bio-compatibility, malleability and resistance to corrosion. More…

Electronics

Gold is a vital material in the modern electronics industry, ensuring the reliability of many products ranging from mobile phones to credit cards. More…

Environmental

Gold has a vital role to play in future technologies aimed at reducing automotive diesel emissions, purifying water and reducing energy consumption in chemical processing plants. More…

Engineering

Gold is used in a myriad of engineering applications including brazing alloys, as a lubricating coating and in electrical applications like potentiometers and spark plugs. More…

Fuel Cells

Gold has the potential to be used in a range of applications in fuel cells for a wide spectrum of markets, including vehicles. More…

Nanotechnology

A review of research publications reveals that a tremendous range of exciting new nanotechnology applications using gold is being developed. More…

Photography

Gold plays a role in photography as the ultimate means of stabilizing and protecting the silver image, the universal commercial medium. More…

Food / Beauty

Gold is being used in luxury food goods as well as a range of toiletry and cosmetic products. More…

Space

Gold’s reflectivity, conductivity and corrosion resistance have long made it a vital material in mankind’s exploration of space. More…

Properties of Gold

Understand more about the unique chemical and physical properties of gold that enable it to be utilised in a diverse range of practical applications.