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2014-09-25 16:23:01

VANCOUVER, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sandstorm Gold Ltd. ("Sandstorm" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: SAND, TSX: SSL) has remitted $9.25 million of the $25 million it has committed to True Gold Mining Inc. ("True Gold") (TSX-V: TGM) in connection with the previously announced gold stream financing between Sandstorm, Franco-Nevada Corporation and True Gold. True Gold is developing the Karma Project in Burkina Faso, West Africa ("Karma Project") and Sandstorm anticipates remitting the...

2014-09-24 23:05:21

Ticket Down announces that presale tickets for Yusuf Islam at the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA; Massey Hall in Toronto, ON; Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL; Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA and Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA will be available to the general public at 12:00 Noon local time Wednesday, September 24th and on Thursday, September 25th for the show in Upper Darby, PA. This is Yusuf Islam’s first tour in the United States since 1976 and this popular ticket site...

2014-09-24 08:23:10

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The growth dividend: how rising GDP lifts consumer gold demand" - one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold Council - highlights how gold demand benefits at all stages of the economic cycle, including in times of expansion as well as in times of duress. Juan Carlos Artigas, the paper's author and Director of Investment Research for the World Gold Council, said: "Conventionally, investors have viewed gold as an asset they...

2014-09-12 16:21:47

VANCOUVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Freegold Ventures Limited (TSX:FVL Frankfurt: FR4N) ("Freegold") is pleased to announce that it has received subscription agreements for the closing of a non-brokered private placement of 5,000,000 ("Units"), priced at $0.20 per Unit for total proceeds of $ 1 million. Each Unit will consist of one common share (a "Share") and one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire an additional Share at a...

2014-09-03 12:23:25

VANCOUVER, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gungnir Resources Inc. (GUG: TSX-V) ("Gungnir" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update from its first phase exploration program on its newly acquired Sweden gold properties. The properties, Knaften and Nordanas, cover 225 sq. km in a highly under-explored part of the Vasterbotten district of northern Sweden, a region hosting 12 million ounces of gold delineated in existing and mined resources plus several past-producing and...

2014-08-31 23:04:06

Microsoft-based Datex Vault software includes features to ensure LBMA Good Delivery compliance. LBMA Good Delivery Rules specify bullion standards. Clearwater FL (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Enhancements to Datex software now ensure LBMA Good Delivery compliance standards. Recognized throughout the world, The London Bullion Market Association LBMA Good Delivery standards provide requirements to ensure high standards for bullion. The LBMA Good Delivery Rules include specifications for the...

2014-08-26 00:21:02

A breadth of gold jewelry looks dominate TV's biggest night LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a sea of carmine red dresses, a mix of decadent, vintage and modern gold jewelry reigned supreme, from the restrained elegance of sleek gold bangles incorporating the use of negative space to the intricately embellished earrings and rings fit for a queen. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139557 Lead actress nominee Michelle Dockery chose a selection of architectural...

2014-08-15 23:03:34

DigitalTangible has partnered with leading gold dealers and precious metals depositories to launch the world’s first provably-linked physical gold coins attached to the Bitcoin Blockchain, creating both a new and growing global market for gold bullion accessible via Bitcoin or cash and a new form of digital money. With crypto-experienced partners who have already processed well over $30M in gold bitcoin customer sales, DigitalTangible’s platform brings greater transparency and control...

2014-08-14 00:20:41

LONDON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, covering the period April - June 2014, shows that global gold demand continues to demonstrate a return to long-term trends after an exceptional year in 2013. Total global gold demand in Q2 stood at 964 tonnes (t), 16% lower than the same period last year, as consumers and investors pulled back and consolidated their activity. Global jewellery demand, which represents more than half of total global...

2014-08-13 23:09:56

A team from the Hatton Garden Refinery recently took to the stage to showcase their online scrap gold pricing calculator software. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Hatton Garden Refinery is now pleased to announce the resumption of their cash for gold service. This service has proven very popular with their customers in the past, who have been able to use the online gold pricing calculator to determine just how much money they will get in exchange for their scrap gold, before sending it into the...


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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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