Platinum Firm, Palladium to Remain Weak
July 2003 by Guest WriterPlatinum and palladium demand and prices continued to move in opposite directions in 2002, according to Johnson Matthey (JM) in Platinum 2003.
Behind every diamond engagement ring, every diamond earring, every glittering, multicarat expression of true love once loomed the shadow of De Beers, the cartel that controlled—and, some argue, created—the international diamond industry.
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• Public Comment Period for Clean Water Action Plan
South Carolina's last operating mine, Kennecott Ridgeway, processed the final gold and silver it had extracted from two pits in southern Fairfield County. But even though the mining and processing is done, the work at Kennecott is far from over...
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• Quick action brings reward
• Proposed monuments
• Forest Service tries to further restrict mining
• Bills would set more lands off-limits
Our group of six met in Foresthill, California, in mid-November. The weather was crisp, but not too cold. We had planned this trip on short notice and were all eager for the adventure ahead.
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