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2013-09-13 23:21:28

As demand for silver and gold grows domestically and internationally, prices are expected to follow, albeit not as rapidly as they grew directly after the recession. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Gold & Silver Ore Mining industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Although US production of mined gold and silver ore reached its lowest point in about 20 years in 2011, the Gold and Silver...

2013-09-06 23:02:13

Digital-Ad Pioneer Returns the Human Touch to Online Marketing with First Scalable Solution to Optimize Creative Ad Copy San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 BoostCTR, the leader in online advertising creative optimization, has raised $8 million in Series B funding from investors led by Battery Ventures. As part of the financing, Battery General Partner Brian O’Malley will join BoostCTR’s board. Existing investors Javelin Venture Partners and Western Technology Investment also...

2013-08-21 14:30:38

Powerful x-rays can now be used to rapidly and accurately detect gold in ore samples, thanks to a new technique developed by CSIRO – a move that could save Australia’s minerals industry hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Working with Canadian company Mevex, CSIRO has conducted a pilot study that shows that gamma-activation analysis (GAA) offers a much faster, more accurate way to detect gold than traditional chemical analysis methods. This will mean mining companies can...

Latest Gold Reference Libraries

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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