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  • chemical
  • Supposedly, the pure element has no important applications, but is used with platinum for products requiring resistance to chemical attack and high-temperature electric sparks. (halexandria.org)
  • South Africa
  • Platinum prices moved higher for the first time this week, supported by congressional passage of U.S. sanctions against South Africa, analysts said. (latimes.com)
  • If enacted, the measure could lead South Africa--a major platinum producer--to curtail exports, said Bette Raptopoulous, an analyst with Prudential-Bache Securities in New York. (latimes.com)
  • The ETFS Physical Platinum Shares ( PPLT ) and the ETFS Physical Palladium Shares ( PALL ) could be in for near-term upside thanks to a familiar catalyst: Labor strife in South Africa. (yahoo.com)
  • South Africa, Africa's largest economy, is the world's largest platinum producer and second-largest palladium producer. (yahoo.com)
  • Union leader Joseph Mathunjwa, center, sings and dances with mine workers outside the Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana near Rustenburg, South Africa, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. (yahoo.com)
  • RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) - Tens of thousands of platinum miners in South Africa went on strike Thursday, demanding higher wages in a protest that is disrupting one of the country's major industries. (yahoo.com)
  • 2000
  • However, by the turn of the century Platinum had begun to lose money-its first quarter financial report in 2000 showed that the company had lost $3.9 million in the quarter and had just $3,000 in cash. (wikipedia.org)
  • compounds
  • The fluorides of platinum and related compounds (Thesis). (wikipedia.org)
  • Compounds containing platinum, such as cisplatin, oxaliplatin and carboplatin, are applied in chemotherapy against certain types of cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • As is expected, tetracoordinate platinum(II) compounds tend to adopt 16-electron square planar geometries. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is formed by reacting platinum hexafluoride with relatively uncationisable elements and compounds, for example with xenon to form "XePtF 6" (actually a mixture of XeFPtF 5, XeFPt 2F 11, and Xe 2F 3PtF 6), known as xenon hexafluoroplatinate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some common examples of platinum precursors include potassium hexachloroplatinate (K2PtCl6) or platinous chloride (PtCl2) Different combinations of precursors, such as ruthenium chloride (RuCl3) and chloroplatinic acid (H2PtCl6), have been used to synthesize mixed-metal nanoparticles Some common examples of reducing agents include hydrogen gas (H2), sodium borohydride (NaBH4) and ethylene glycol (C2H6O2), although other alcohols and plant-derived compounds have also been used. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • Platinum Game is the second studio album by American rapper CJ Mac, released August 31, 1999 by Hoo-Bangin' Records and distributed by Priority Records. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • Platinum Dunes is an American production company created in November 2001 by filmmakers Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, and Andrew Form. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • As the platinum sponsor your company logo will appear along side the FIRST 2002 Conference logo on the attendee bags. (first.org)
  • As the platinum sponsor your company logo will appear along side the FIRST 2002 Conference logo and more prominently than those of any gold sponsors on the default projection backdrop in the main conference hall. (first.org)
  • As the platinum conference sponsor your company is entitled to exclusive use of the FIRST 2002 Conference Platinum Sponsor Logo to place on your WWW server to promote your company's commitment to the 14th FIRST Conference. (first.org)
  • 1994
  • The followed up the album with 2011's W.T.F.. Platinum Underground was the first Vanilla Ice album with original content released by Ultrax since 1994. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1994, Platinum acquired Diadem, a label active in the Christian music industry, and purchased Intersound Records in 1996. (wikipedia.org)
  • metals
  • This resource gives a broad picture of how platinum - and other associated rare metals - are mined and refined. (rsc.org)
  • Not to insinuate that other metals such as Platinum or Gold will simply mark or scratch easily, but Palladium will certainly offer that little extra strength and resilience if required. (sooperarticles.com)
  • Platinum Equity ( www.platinumequity.com ) is a global M&A&O® firm specialising in the merger, acquisition and operation of companies that provide services and solutions to customers in a broad range of business markets, including information technology, telecommunications, logistics, metals services, manufacturing and distribution. (quark.com)
  • Platinum is one of the least reactive metals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Platinum is more ductile than gold, silver or copper, thus being the most ductile of pure metals, but it is less malleable than gold. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a form of currency, these coins proved to be impractical: platinum resembles many less expensive metals, and, unlike the more malleable and ductile silver and gold, it is very difficult to work. (wikipedia.org)
  • metal
  • The compound was first reported by Henri Moissan by the fluorination of platinum metal in the presence of hydrogen fluoride. (wikipedia.org)
  • The dissolved platinum can then be removed on a carrier electrode, either as the pure metal or as a zinc alloy, without prior treatment of the solution. (innovations-report.com)
  • Platinum is an extremely rare metal, occurring at a concentration of only 0.005 ppm in Earth's crust. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following the discovery of platinum in gold rocks, the Spaniards were unable to use it for a long time because they had no technology for processing this metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • A "new Siberian metal", platinum, became known in Russia in 1819. (wikipedia.org)
  • palladium
  • The mining giants started paring platinum production Wednesday night, though the news of the mine closures did not have much of an impact on palladium and platinum futures as both traded slightly lower in Asian trading. (yahoo.com)
  • Is Palladium The New Platinum? (sooperarticles.com)
  • In comparison to Platinum and Gold, Palladium is a fairly "new kid on the block", boasting a huge increase in popularity over recent years. (sooperarticles.com)
  • A huge influx in demand for Palladium Wedding Rings and Engagement Rings has made the question arise, Is Palladium the new Platinum? (sooperarticles.com)
  • Palladium has a natural bright white colour which means, to the untrained eye, it is hard to tell apart from Platinum. (sooperarticles.com)
  • Now no one can deny the beauty, class and sophistication that a crafted Platinum ring has to offer, but it is hard to find any characteristic which cannot be matched by its Palladium counterpart. (sooperarticles.com)
  • Palladium is 44% lighter than Platinum, which means that Palladium can be crafted into larger, bulkier pieces of Jewellery and can still be worn in absolute comfort! (sooperarticles.com)
  • So let's sum this up, Palladium vs. Platinum/Gold, to me there is only one winner! (sooperarticles.com)
  • rapper
  • Already Platinum is the debut album by American rapper Slim Thug. (wikipedia.org)
  • The original track listing included the original version of the track "I Ain't Heard of That," which featured Jay-Z. In an interview with XXL, the rapper explained the album title does not suggest he will go platinum, but that his lifestyle (before he got a record deal) was already similar to that of rappers who had reached the platinum status. (wikipedia.org)
  • Platinum Underground is the fifth studio album by American rapper Vanilla Ice. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • The decree of 24 April 1828 noted that "among the treasures of the Ural Mountains also occurs platinum, which priorly was located almost exclusively in South America. (wikipedia.org)
  • notable
  • Platinum Partners has advised on notable transactions, including: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company on the sale of a majority stake in the equity share capital of Mphasis Limited, an Indian listed company, to the Blackstone Group. (wikipedia.org)
  • temperature
  • The size of nanoparticles synthesized colloidally may be controlled by changing the platinum precursor, the ratio of capping agent to precursor, and/or the reaction temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • The size and shape distributions of the resulting nanoparticles depend on the solvent, the reaction atmosphere, the types of capping agents and their relative concentrations, the specific platinum ion precursor, as well at the temperature of the system and reaction time. (wikipedia.org)
  • gold
  • Gold prices are nearing session highs, while platinum prices exceed gold for the first time in 10 months, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. (cnbc.com)
  • He uses a so called 'sgrafitto' technique, which means he scratches out of the black glaze for his patterns, and fills some of them up with 24 carat gold or in this case with platinum! (etsy.com)
  • Although Palladiums' popularity has grown greatly of late, with some major retailers reporting a 200% sales increase, it still does not carry the "heavy" price tag in comparison to that of Gold or Platinum. (sooperarticles.com)
  • Gold & Platinum was a 2-disc best of/hits compilation by Lynyrd Skynyrd. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the discovery that platinum alloys with gold, counterfeiters began to add it to gold coins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later, the practice of adding platinum to gold as a ligature was adopted by the authorities in Spain in order to lower the gold content of coins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also in Spain, in the mid-19th century, counterfeiters began producing British Sovereigns out of a gold-plated alloy of platinum and copper, relying on a similar specific weight of platinum and gold. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, merchants valued platinum coins because it did not melt in fires like gold or silver. (wikipedia.org)
  • underground
  • The name of the album was a reference to Van Winkel's underground hip hop status while still having a loyal fanbase and having gone Platinum in the past. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ninja Rap 2" was the first song to be released from Platinum Underground and was available to download for free off of Ice's official website. (wikipedia.org)
  • thrown
  • Here is a unique hand thrown stoneware Platinum cup & saucer designed and made by master potter Thomas Kummer. (etsy.com)
  • The platinum confiscated from counterfeiters was then thrown into the sea, in accordance with the royal decree of 1735. (wikipedia.org)
  • reaction
  • Spherical platinum nanoparticles can be made with sizes between about 2 and 100 nanometres (nm), depending on reaction conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Platinum nanoparticles are usually in the form of a suspension or colloid of nanoparticles of platinum in a fluid, usually water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Platinum nanoparticles are typically synthesized either by the reduction of platinum ion precursors in solution with a stabilizing or capping agent to form colloidal nanoparticles, or by the impregnation and reduction of platinum ion precursors in a micro-porous support such as alumina. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research showed that alkylamine can coordinate with Pt2+ ion and form tetrakis(amine)platinate precursor and replace the original acac− ligand in Pt(acac)2, and oleic acid can further exchange with acac− and tune the formation kinetics of platinum nanoparticles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Platinum coins are a form of currency. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • The platinum sponsor is the only sponsor whose company logo appears on the attendee name badges. (first.org)
  • As the platinum conference sponsor your company's name and logo appear more prominently than those of any co-sponsors and will be featured (within productions schedule) in the conference binder, on the FIRST WWW server, on a display board in the conference registration area and in any other pre-conference promotional material. (first.org)
  • He continued to say that he was "already platinum," the album name was just in confirmation of this. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • Protesters from the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union sang and danced outside one mine shaft in Rustenburg, the center of major platinum operations. (yahoo.com)
  • operations
  • The Platinum operations team is working together with the Quark management team to focus on Quark's core markets and create an acquisition strategy focused on expanding the breadth and depth of Quark's product capabilities and geographic coverage. (quark.com)
  • Support
  • Platinum Equity is well-positioned to help us continue to execute our dynamic publishing vision through their market reach, merger and acquisition experience, and operational support. (quark.com)
  • international
  • In October 2008, Luxury Suites International was in negotiations to manage units at the Platinum. (wikipedia.org)
  • Platinum Suites Bangladesh is a seven-floor boutique hotel located 20 minutes away from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Banani, Bangladesh. (wikipedia.org)
  • offers
  • Cities XL Platinum offers a huge variety of over 1,000 buildings and constructions (including 50 brand new structures), that you can freely place on. (steampowered.com)
  • Cities XL Platinum offers a huge variety of over 1,000 buildings and constructions (including 50 brand new structures), that you can freely place on more than 60 gigantic maps, offering varied terrain and an incredible level of detail. (steampowered.com)
  • already
  • Mr. Wall said that Platinum Equity has already initiated a process focused on transitioning Quark to new ownership. (quark.com)
  • Already Platinum garnered a positive reception from music critics who praised Slim's vocal delivery and the Southern production. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Platinum also has 31 synthetic isotopes ranging in atomic mass from 166 to 202, making the total number of known isotopes 37. (wikipedia.org)
  • Platinum Condominium Development, LLC was formed as a joint venture between Marcus Hotels and Resorts and Diversified Real Estate Concepts, Inc. On January 27, 2004, it was announced that the project would be known as The Platinum Suite Hotel & Spa. (wikipedia.org)
  • company
  • As the platinum conference sponsor your company is entitled to organize a press conference during the conference. (first.org)
  • As the platinum sponsor your company logo will appear on cover of the attendee binders. (first.org)
  • natural
  • Of the naturally occurring isotopes, only 190Pt is unstable, though it decays with a half-life of 6.5×1011 years, causing an activity of 15 Bq/kg of natural platinum. (wikipedia.org)
  • capping agent
  • Platinum nanoparticles can also be synthesized by decomposing Pt2(dba)3 (dba = dibenzylideneacetone) under a CO or H2 atmosphere, in the presence of a capping agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Platinum nanoparticles of controlled shape and size have also been accessed through varying the ratio of polymer capping agent concentration to precursor concentration. (wikipedia.org)