The CME Group (COMEX)

Effective 5 June 2020, ABC Refinery was accredited by the CME Group for its premier gold product, the COMEX "GC" gold futures contract. The accreditation sees ABC Refinery bars added to the COMEX good delivery list of brands used to physically settle against the GC gold futures contract in New York. Click here to view the approval.

ABC Refinery is proud to announce our silver bars have received accreditation from the United States based CME Group and will be accepted for settlement of COMEX ‘SI’ silver futures contract, effective 10 November 2021.  

This accreditation sees ABC Refinery silver products added to the COMEX good delivery list of brands used to physically settle against the SI gold futures contract in New York. 

ABC Refinery now holds a dual accreditation with CME Group, with ABC Refinery gold products accepted for the settlement of ‘GC’ gold futures contracts last year.


ABC Refinery is Australia’s only independent London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) accredited gold & silver refiner.

ABC Refinery’s appointment to this exclusive list is a testament to its ability to refine and produce gold & silver products to LBMA level, universally regarded as the highest international standard. LBMA accreditation is given only to companies that meet the Association’s stringent assaying and bar quality criteria, as well as its responsible gold and net tangible asset requirements.

Click here to view gold certificate.

Click here to view silver certificate.


ABC Refinery is Australia’s only independent Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) accredited gold refiner.

ABC Refinery’s appointment to this exclusive list of only seven foreign refineries is a testament to its ability to refine and produce gold products to a world-class standard and the technically stringent SGE requirements. Learn more at the SGE website.


The ABC Refinery laboratory is the only Australian refinery laboratory to have been awarded National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accreditation for the laboratory analysis of gold and its alloys, compliant with ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) Standard 17025:2017 for the analysis of gold and its alloys and accredited as compliant with Australian Standards (AS) and ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation).

 NATA accreditation gives ABC Refinery clients ultimate peace of mind because it is a guarantee of the consistency, accuracy and dependability of the metallurgical data relating to every ABC Refinery refining batch.

Please see the attachment for the updated certificate.

Other Accreditations

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ABC Refinery is a associate member of the Gold Industry Group.

The Gold Industry Group helps provide a  united voice for Australia’s gold industry. We are working together to strengthen our industry, promote our value, support our people and grow our communities. It is independent industry body representing the interests of gold producers, explorers, prospectors and suppliers, and promotes the importance of the gold sector in Australia.

The Responsible Jewellery Council - RJC Members commit to and are independently audited against the RJC Code of Practices – an international standard on responsible business practices for diamonds, gold and platinum group metals. The Code of Practices addresses human rights, labour rights, environmental impact, mining practices, product disclosure and many more important topics in the jewellery supply chain.