Established in 1996, Shandong Gold Group was converted in 2015 into a state-owned capital investment company directly under Shandong Provincial Government. As a large state-owned backbone enterprise, the Group takes the lead in China's gold industry in terms of gold output, resource reserve, economic benefits, scientific and technological level and talent advantage. Since 2017, the Group has been ranked as the No. 1 Gold Producer in China. In 2018, it became a full member of the World Gold Council. In 2019, ranked 10th among global gold companies. In addition, the Group has successively won“National May Day Labor Award”,“China Charity Award”and the“2nd Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award”, etc. Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd. （600547. SH，1787. HK）, an A-Share listed enterprise of Shandong Gold Group, has listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. It has won the“2nd Prize of Golden Bull Award for China's Top 100 Listed Companies”, and been honored as“China's Top 10 Listed Companies”, etc. Its stock price has ever ranked the first both in Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets.
In order to create core competitive advantages, Shandong Gold Group has focused on the major businesses. And it adheres to the concept of scientific development with world foresight and international standards. As a result, the strategic development ability has been continuously improved. In the mining area, the Group has built a world-class gold production and resource reserve base in the northwest Jiaodong Peninsula of Shandong Province, and has been working harder to establish a large-scale, digitized, and ecological“ten-thousand-ton ore cluster”. Outside the province, the Group has built large reserve resource development bases in Fujian, Hainan, Gansu, Shaanxi, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Henan, and other provinces of China, which radiate“East China, South China, West China, North China and Central China”; at abroad, the Group has built overseas business platforms in Argentina, Australia, Canada, and other countries. In the financial industry area, the Group has made full use of its advantages in combination between industry and finance and low-cost financing, and established a financial strategy platform to serve the entire industry chain of the Group in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Hong Kong and other regions, and the Group's first cross-border financial holding institution featured with integration of industry and finance, which is used to lead new direction towards the integration of industry and finance.
Adhering to the“resources based, efficiency first and innovation oriented”business principle and based on industry optimization strategy, the Group has striven to realize better growth in gold industry, enhance overall strength in non-ferrous metals industry, maintain stable development in financial industry, and explore more resources to realize successful transformation and upgrades and all-round development. In particular, through the construction of the world's first-class demonstration mine, exploration and developing the largest single gold mine throughout China's history, the ranking among“Shanghai Gold”pricing enterprise, the establishment of the industry's first think tank, the implementation of major asset restructuring, the launch of the first debt-to-equity project with the head office of ICBC, and the joint development with world-class mining companies such as Barrick Gold and strategic cooperation with world-renowned financial institutions, the Group has continuously expanded the development space and fully showed the development vitality.
Adhering to the original intention of“keeping the environment clean and protecting the earth, our home”, the Group has actively committed itself to developing ecological mining, in order to realize green, environmental and sustainable development. The Group has also worked harder to build harmonious mining areas. For now, the Group has had 4 mines that rank“National Top 10 Gold Mines in China”, 3 mines that rank“National Top 10 Gold Mines with Best Economic Benefits”, and 11 mines that are honored as“National Level Green Mines”. All in all, “Shandong Gold, Ecological Mining”has become a brand of Shandong Gold Group.
The Group has focused on raising its employees' spirit through cultural confidence, and devoted great efforts to carrying forward the spirits of“pursuing excellence and innovation and keeping forging ahead”and the core values of“openness, inclusiveness, loyalty and responsibility”. By assuming social responsibilities and participating in programs for public good actively, its employees have the chance to share the fruits of the development, and take the initiative to serve the society. In fact,“To benefit the employees, reward the shareholders, contribute to the society, and help build a stronger and more prosperous China”has become an eternal objective of Shandong Gold Group.
Looking forward, Shandong Gold Group will cooperate with the partners at home and abroad sincerely, and endeavor to build itself into a world-class gold mining industry that takes the lead in the gold mining industry.