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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...

2013-09-24 23:32:08

Sending gold by post just got a whole lot simpler and safer thanks to Agora Commodities offering overnight delivery of gold through USPS Express mail service. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Agora Commodities takes a unique fresh approach to sending gold bullion through the mail by offering to send clients packages using USPS express overnight services. Gold, platinum, palladium, and rhodium orders above $5000.00 USD will automatically be sent for free via express mail as well. The...


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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