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2013-11-29 14:39:30

University of Toronto researchers have developed a series of techniques to create a variety of very active iron-based catalysts necessary to produce the alcohols and amines used in the drug and perfume industry. The new synthetic methods promise to be safer and more economical and environmentally friendly than traditional industrial processes. The research takes advantage of Earth's extensive supply of iron – the fifth most abundant naturally occurring metal – substituting it in place...

2013-11-25 20:20:02

The new cyanogen compound decomposition technology is able to detoxify waste liquid and recover trace amounts of precious metals at low cost - waste liquid generated in the plating process for semiconductors, etc. can be utilized as an urban mineTokyo, Nov 26, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that the Shonan Plant (Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa) of Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. has successfully established...

2013-10-31 08:26:21

JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation (Atlatsa) (TSXV: ATL; NYSE MKT: ATL; JSE:ATL) is pleased to announce that the South African Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has executed prospecting rights relating to the Boikgantsho Platinum project, situated on the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Igneous Complex, adjacent to Anglo American Platinum's Mogalakwena Mine operations. The mineral title executions, together with previous consents obtained...

2013-10-24 16:22:23

CASTEL SAN PIETRO, Switzerland, October 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ticino-based PAMP SA, a leading global refiner of gold and other precious metals and part of MKS Group, has signed up to the Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade [http://www.resolv.org/site-ppa ] (PPA) alongside Apple, Panasonic, Boeing and other mainstays in the high-tech arena. - Indication: The media release can be downloaded free of charge under:...

2013-10-11 20:21:36

HOUSTON, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Platinum Energy Solutions, Inc. ("Platinum") today announced that its balance-sheet restructuring was completed on October 4, 2013 following the completion of the exchange offer for Platinum's 14.250% senior secured notes due 2015 (the "Existing Notes") and related restructuring transactions. Holders of over 98% of the aggregate principal amount outstanding of the Existing Notes participated in the exchange offer. The completed...

2013-10-07 12:21:23

JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation (Atlatsa) (TSXV: ATL; NYSE MKT: ATL; JSE: ATL) is pleased to announce that the South African Department of Mineral Resources has granted its consent in terms of Section 11 of the South African Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act for the sale and transfer of mineral rights relating to the Boikgantsho Platinum project from Atlatsa to Anglo American Platinum Limited (Anglo Platinum). The Boikgantsho...

2013-09-23 00:20:32

Style Expert Nina Garcia Comments on the Red Carpet Trends LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood's biggest television stars celebrated their achievements wearing platinum jewelry at the 65(th) Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and related parties this evening. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130923/NY84249) From Michelle Dockery's ear clips to Julie Bowen's bracelet, Hollywood's leading actresses chose to showcase their jewels in naturally white platinum...

2013-09-19 08:34:14

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Guild International USA (PGI-USA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Marie Claire Creative Director, Project Runway judge and style expert Nina Garcia for the fourth quarter of 2013. As a lover of platinum jewelry, Garcia is a natural choice to show the platinum pieces that speak to her in both the fashion and bridal realms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/NY82865 ) Within the program, Garcia will...

2013-09-06 16:21:55

Fans to Compete for Platinum Flyaway Experiences During Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience World Tour ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, Bud Light Platinum and Justin Timberlake are launching "Platinum Nights," a digital-to-real-world scavenger hunt that will challenge social media-savvy fans to unlock a series of weekly clues for a chance to win 'Platinum' flyaway experiences during Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience World Tour. Over the next 13 weeks,...

2013-08-30 12:22:58

NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum-Montaur Life Sciences, LLC ("Platinum"), the largest shareholder of Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE) ("Echo" or the "Company") with approximately 20% of the outstanding common stock of the Company, today sent a letter to the Board of Directors of Echo (the "Board") outlining Platinum's proposals to stop the destruction of shareholder value. Echo's share price has collapsed over 95% in the last two years. "We have diligently attempted on...


Latest Platinum Reference Libraries

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Antonio de Ulloa was born on January 12, 1716 in Seville. Ulloa enlisted with the Spanish Navy in 1733. In 1735, he was sent to Ecuador as a member of the French Geodesic Mission. The mission, led by Pierre Bouguer, was organized by the French Academy of Sciences to measure a degree of the meridian at the equator. He stayed in Ecuador for 9 years until 1744, during this stint; he discovered platinum with his partner, Jorge Juan. In 1745, he returned to Spain. However, while enroute to...

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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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