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precious metal

[′presh·əs ′med·əl]
(metallurgy)
A relatively scarce, valuable metal, such as gold, silver, and members of the platinum group.
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The precious metal warehouse in London acquired by ICBC Standard Bank PLC is one of the largest in Europe, which can store gold, silver, platinum, palladium and other precious metals, and provide specialized warehousing services.
This marks the 16th time the award has been granted, and applications are open to all fields on the theme of research and development aimed at the practical application of new technologies and products to which precious metals can make a contribution.
The event will bring together key participants from the international precious metals sector to examine issues ranging from marketing to trade, finance to technology.
This site will be used to evaluate our process flow configurations and confirm equipment specifications while, at the same time, recovering precious metals, producing various metal compounds and selling them through established sales channels," Conti says.
According to an official with ICBC, to meet corporate and personal demand for investment in precious metal and related financial products to hedge risks, ICBC has developed diversified and marketable products and services by leveraging its leading expertise in precious metal business in China.
This marks the 15th time the award has been granted, and applications are open to all fields on the theme of research and development aimed at the practical application of new technologies and products to which precious metals can make a contribution.
In 2013, ICBC continued to strengthen innovation amid changing market environment to meet customer needs for investment in precious metals.
Applications close on November 30 for the themes of research and development aimed at the practical application of new technologies and products to which precious metals can make a contribution
Initially, some business owners pursued strictly the precious metals that can be mined from within this stream of equipment.