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2012-07-10 04:20:02

For mass production using sub-10nm process - dispersing risks in supply chainTokyo, July 10, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K., which operates the Tanaka Precious Metals' manufacturing business, has opened supply centers in Taiwan (Hsinchu City), South Korea (Incheon Metropolitan City) and the United States (Connecticut State) for the thin-film material (precious metal precursor(*1)) used in...

2012-07-08 22:20:36

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The current silver to gold ratio is hovering around 59oz. of silver to 1oz. of gold, which is far from normal. What happens when this occurs? Silver will naturally close the gap as it has done countless times throughout history. In 2011 the value ratio was approximately 20oz of silver to 1oz of gold; showing the extremely large gap that is present right now. If this happens, we could see silver experience a sudden or steady climb to $40 or...

E-Waste A High-Tech Gold Mine
2012-07-06 16:16:06

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For centuries prospectors have sought out new sources of precious minerals, including diamonds and other gems. But the greatest search throughout history has been for gold. The non-corrosive metal was what drew explorers, adventurers and treasure seekers to travel vast distances in hostile and uncharted lands. And yet the gold mines of the future won´t be so hard to find, because these will likely be the massive rubbish...

2012-07-01 22:20:24

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Historically, silver has a mirroring relationship to gold that is seen by its value ratio. Right now that value ratio is extremely distorted, with today's ratio being around 57oz. of silver to 1oz. of gold. For comparison, in 2011 it was around a ratio of 20 to 1. The current value ratio gap between gold and silver is actually far from normal, which means it will naturally correct itself as history has proven time and time again. How...

2012-06-24 22:20:16

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Stephen M Smith who is the managing member at Smith McKenna, LLC has been keeping an eye on the current price of silver. Smith has devoted his life to the precious metals market for over two decades and expresses now as the perfect time to invest in silver. With silver currently at a rough spot price of $28/oz. it makes the barriers to entry significantly lower than they have been in the recent past. As a precious metal broker, he...

2012-06-17 22:21:17

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Stephen M Smith who is the managing member at Smith McKenna, LLC has been following silver for decades. He argues that a silver investment is actually a better choice for investors over gold right now, for the very reason that some choose to ignore it. Silver has very large ties to industrial uses and is heavily influenced by supply and demand. Because of this and the constant advancements for its applications, investing in silver now...

2012-06-11 21:48:38

A new study by University of Kentucky researchers shows how light and strained ruthenium-based drugs may be more effective at fighting cancer cells and less toxic to healthy cells than a similar and widely used drug. Cisplatin is a common platinum-based cancer drug. But while cisplatin kills cancer cells, it also attacks healthy cells, causing debilitating side effects. Ruthenium is a rare transition metal also belonging to the platinum group of the periodic table, and the UK researchers...

2012-06-03 22:20:11

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the economy rebounding in global manufacturing and unemployment declining, supply of silver is going to be put to the test. Last year showed only a 1.4% increase in global mining production of silver, and 2012 has been very similar. Waves of increased demand could set silver prices soaring. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120604/CG16952) Stephen M Smith, who is the managing member at Smith McKenna, LLC believes that...

2012-05-20 22:22:02

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Not only did precious metal silver outperform all other metals in the first three months of 2012, it has practically doubled in value since 2010; making it the emergent king for investors. Gold saw an approximate sixty percent increase during that same time frame. Stephen M Smith, who is the managing member at Smith McKenna, LLC fears that people will continue to dwell on analysts volatile predictions for silver; when in reality, the...

2012-05-07 06:22:07

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At Smith McKenna LLC, Stephen M Smith, who is a precious metals broker; fears that people will continue to dwell on analysts' predictions of bearish markets for silver, which will limit those able to experience the wealth creation opportunities that may be right around the corner. All of the most significant areas that drive precious metal silver prices up are happening on a global basis right now; including employment growth, and swelling...


Latest Noble metals Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 08:39:47

Molybdenite is a mineral of molybdenum disulfide, MoS2. Similar in appearance and feel to graphite, molybdenite has a lubricating effect which is produced by its structure of close-spaced parallel cleavage planes. Finely powdered MoS2, with particle sizes in the 1-100 µm range, is a common technical dry lubricant. It is also often mixed into various oils or greases, which allows mechanisms so lubricated to run less noisy and to keep running for a while longer even if most of the oil should...

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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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2005-05-25 17:25:52

Silver is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ag (from the traditional abbreviation from the Latin Argentum) and atomic number 47. A soft white lustrous transition metal, silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal and occurs in minerals and in free form. This metal is used in coins, jewelry, tableware, and photography. Notable characteristics Silver is a very ductile and malleable (slightly harder than gold) univalent coinage metal...

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