Posted on 13th Jun 2012 @ 10:29 AM
The Silver Institute has added four new members to its roster: A-Mark Precious Metals, Alexco Resource Corp., Republic Metals Corp. and Valcambi sa.
A-Mark Precious Metals, based in Santa Monica, Calif., is a full-service precious metals trading company offering an array of bullion products and services. Vancouver-based Alexco Resource Corp. is the owner and operator of the Bellekeno silver mine.
Republic Metals is a large, full-service precious metal refinery in Miami, and Valcambi sa is a precious metals refiner based in Switzerland.
“Interest in silver continues to grow globally, and with that comes a desire to align with the only international association spearheading market development for silver,” Michael DiRienzo, executive director of the Silver Institute, said.
The Silver Institute’s membership includes silver mining companies, bullion suppliers, manufacturers of silver products and wholesalers of silver investment products. Established in 1971, the Institute aims to increase public understanding of the many uses and values of silver.