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2014-01-06 12:22:56

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Production and Investment Forecasts of the Platinum Mining Industry in Southern AfricaIncreasing World Vehicle Fleet will Stimulate Platinum Production in Southern AfricaThis research service provides a detailed and up-to-date market intelligence on production and investment trends in the platinum mining industry in Southern Africa. Southern Africa hosts over 87% of the world's platinum...

2014-01-03 15:53:39

Duke Engineers Use Brute Force Computing to Find New Materials In the search for cheaper materials that mimic their purer, more expensive counterparts, researchers are abandoning hunches and intuition for theoretical models and pure computing power. In a new study, researchers from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering used computational methods to identify dozens of platinum-group alloys that were previously unknown to science but could prove beneficial in a wide range of...

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...


Latest Precious metals Reference Libraries

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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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