Gold Recovery: Wait don't throw those old electronics in the garbage, there's gold in them there things. How about putting it in your pockets instead of someone else's pocket? Laptops, phones, cameras, and the like are filled with gold plated circuit boards even After gold's best first-half of a year since 1980, gold-related funds are piled atop the leaderboard for returns. The average fund that invests in stocks of gold miners has returned more than 70 percent in 2016, for example. Such glittering performance has drawn even

Kick Back: The 10 biggest stories you might have missed

Now, here's what you might have missed on Stockhead this week, but everyone else didn't, and liked the most. 1. Gold Digger: Gold's little brother silver is officially along for the ride Last week gold ascended to new highs. The record rally, which saw gold blow

2014/5/5The purpose of the fix is to set a benchmark price for gold, which is subsequently used by dealers, central banks and mining firms to buy and sell the precious metal and its various derivatives. These days, the fix takes place by phone twice a day — at 10:30 a.m. London time and again at 3 p.m. — and generally lasts 10 minutes to an hour.

On Comex, open interest for gold plummeted from record levels and the gold/silver ratio soared to over 120. The SP500 index collapsed from 3386 on 19 February to 2237 on 23 March, falling by a third. 23 March was also the day that the Federal Reserve announced it would unhesitatingly provide all the monetary support needed by the US economy, turning growing fears of deflation into certain

Mining technology consists of the tools, methods, and knowledge used to locate, extract, and process mineral and metal deposits in the earth. The methods used to locate ore bodies range from on-the-ground reconnaissance by prospectors to remote sensing

The Staffordshire hoard contains about 5kg of gold and 2.5kg of silver, making it far bigger than the Sutton Hoo discovery in 1939 when 1.5kg of Anglo-Saxon gold was found near Woodbridge in Suffolk. Leslie Webster, former keeper at the British Museum's Department of Prehistory and Europe, said: This is going to alter our perceptions of Anglo-Saxon England as radically, if not more so, as the

Gold Synonyms, Gold Antonyms

Another word for gold. Find more ways to say gold, along with related words, antonyms and example phrases at Thesaurus, the world's most trusted free thesaurus. Stater—A gold coin; estimated at about twelve shillings, three pence. He's stolen five or six

2020/8/18Explore the many uses of gold in industry, medicine, computers, electronics, jewelry, dentistry, coins, space, art and more. Jewelry: The Primary Use of Gold Gold has been used to make ornamental objects and jewelry for thousands of years. Gold nuggets found in a stream are very easy to work and were probably one of the first metals used by humans.

Mining was one of the most prosperous activities in Roman Britain. Britain was rich in resources such as copper, gold, iron, lead, salt, silver, and tin, materials in high demand in the Roman Empire. The Romans started panning and puddling for gold. The abundance of mineral resources in the British Isles was probably one of the reasons for the

With hybrid warfare 2.0 against China reaching fever pitch, the New Silk Roads, or Belt and Road Initiative, will continue to be demonized 24/7 as the proverbial evil communist plot for economic and geopolitical domination of the "free" world, boosted by a sinister

2020/7/28Britain's new travel advice prompted holiday companies TUI UK and Jet2 to suspend flights to Spain, traditionally the most popular summer destination for British vacationers. "The U.K. government must work closely with the travel industry, as this level of uncertainty and confusion is damaging for business and disappointing for those looking forward to a well-deserved break," TUI UK said.

Washing out a good prospect, circa 1858, H84.167/34 Gold miners often led an itinerant life, following rushes from lead to lead, so tracking their movements can be difficult. Birth, death, marriage, cemetery and inquest records may all be useful when you are tracing a miner's movements and life story.

It was not yet clear to Churchill's fighter boys that they had fought off the greatest threat to Britain's survival in a millennium, and had done so by, in Churchill's words, the "narrowest of margins." On September 15 they had made possible a far greater victory.

2019/7/26Another major development was the Napoleonic Wars, due to increased demand by the military for iron and the effects of Napoleon's attempted blockade of British ports in the Continental System. From 1793 to 1815, British iron production quadrupled.

The Past, Present and Future of English Truffles

The First World War was the final, deadly blow, as Britain's expert truffle hunters died in the trenches, taking generations of knowledge to their mass graves. France too lost its local truffires, with production falling from 1300 tonnes a year at the beginning of the twentieth century, to a mere twenty tonnes today.

2020/7/28Britain's new travel advice prompted holiday companies TUI UK and Jet2 to suspend flights to Spain, traditionally the most popular summer destination for British vacationers. "The U.K. government must work closely with the travel industry, as this level of uncertainty and confusion is damaging for business and disappointing for those looking forward to a well-deserved break," TUI UK said.

Copper processing is a complicated process that begins with mining of the ore (less than 1% copper) and ends with sheets of 99.99% pure copper called cathodes, which will ultimately be made into products for everyday use.The most common types of ore, copper oxide and copper sulfide, undergo two different processes, hydrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy, respectively, due to the different

Python mining asteroid explosion Currently there's one type of asteroid with a distinct shape and size that can be detonated. It's a medium sized rock, roundish teardrop in shape -or a pointy edge on one side and a fat bottom on the other. With the Pulse Wave Analyser it should always show a bright, brilliant yellow glow even as you approach it.

Elite racing in the United Kingdom has been dealt a further blow with the news that the Tour of Britain has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The UK's premier stage race was set to take place between 6-13 September, but four months before its staging, organiser SweetSpot has announced the race will not take place this calendar year.

There are four main mining methods: underground, open surface (pit), placer, and in-situ mining. Underground mines are more expensive and are often used to reach deeper deposits. Surface mines are typically used for more shallow and less valuable deposits. Placer mining is used to sift out valuable metals from sediments in river channels, beach sands, or other environments. In-situ mining

After gold's best first-half of a year since 1980, gold-related funds are piled atop the leaderboard for returns. The average fund that invests in stocks of gold miners has returned more than 70 percent in 2016, for example. Such glittering performance has drawn even

2020/9/12Great Britain kept gold at 4.25 pounds per ounce until the 1944 Bretton-Woods Agreement. That's when most developed countries agreed to fix their currencies against the U.S. dollar since the United States owned 75% of the world's gold.

The world shook at the news in early January that a US drone strike had killed Iran's top military general, Qasem Soleimani, outside Baghdad's airport. According to the Pentagon, the attack was conducted as a decisive defensive action at the direction of President Donald Trump to protect US personnel abroad.