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IPMI's 40th Annual Conference

June 11-14, 2016
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort, Phoenix Arizona

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Special Precious Metals
Anti-money Laundering Seminar

Sponsored jointly by IPMI® and Materials Management
Saturday, June 11, 2016 • 1-4 pm
JW Marriott Desert Ridge • Phoenix, AZ

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Auto Catalyst Seminar

April 11-13, 2016
Location: Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia

Seminar Segments include Sampling, Assaying, Machinery, Trends, Auto Catalyst Future, and Environmental.

Seminar includes Presentations and Roundtable Discussion.


4th Annual IPMI New York Platinum Dinner!  

Registration Now Open!

Thursday Sept 15, 2016
Location: The New York Palace Hotel, New York city
Keynote Speaker:  Ms. Liz Claman

Ms. Liz Claman is the anchor of the Fox Business Network show, "Countdown to the Closing Bell", is Co-Anchor of Fox Business, Co-Anchor of "After the Bell" and also hosts Fox Business Global Power

LIMITED SEATING IN 2016, so register early!

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Risk Management of Precious Metals Seminar: Transportation / Plant Operations / Insurance

IPMI wishes to thank the presenters and sponsors for making our Risk Management Seminar a success!


The IPMI Video Series on Gold Supports Museum Exhibit

November 16, 2015 - Pensacola, Florida - The International Precious Metals Institute released a series of 7 videos today produced in support of the "Worth Its Weight: Gold from the Ground Up" exhibit which will open on November 19th at the Museum of American Finance in New York City.

The videos will be part of this exhibit which includes over 100 gold objects from over a dozen public and private collections.

IPMI Gold Series

Gold Ore
Mining for Gold
Gold Refining
Gold Uses and Applications
Gold Rush Fever
Gold Coins of America
Gold Bars -The Rothschild Collection

The Museum of American Finance, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is the nation's only public museum dedicated to finance, entrepreneurship and the open market system.  More information on this exhibit, including a list of object highlights, can be found at www.moaf.org/exhibits/gold .

IPMI is the largest worldwide association of producers, refiners, fabricators, scientists, users, financial institutions, merchants, private and public sector groups within the precious metals community. The Institute was organized to provide a forum for the exchange of factual information on all aspects of precious metals and precious metals technology.


IPMI Thanks its 2015 New York Platinum Dinner sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Co-Speaker Sponsors

Sponsor of Special Drink at the Platinum Dinner




The Awards Committee of the IPMI is pleased to announce the 2016 Student Scholarship Award Winners!

IPMI Jun-ichiro Tanaka Distinguished Achievement Award – Professor Stephen L. Buchwald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
IPMI Henry J. Albert Award – Professor Ei-ichi Negishi, Purdue University
IPMI Carol Tyler Award – Professor Maria Flytzani-S tephanopoulos, Tufts University
IPMI Faculty Advisor Award -Professor Chad Mirkin, Northwestern University
IPMI Student Award - Pengcheng Chen-Northwestern University
IPMI Gemini Award - Yuxiang Chen-Carnegie Mellon University
IPMI Sabin Metal Ron Bleggi Award - David Primer, University of Pennsylvania
IPMI Metalor Award - Adrian Tlahuext-Alca- Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat
IPMI Bright Futures Award - Alice Chang-California Institute of Technology
IPMI NY Chapter Award - Brian Conn-University of Toedo
IPMI Johnson Matthey Award-Anish Dasgupta - Pennsylvania State University
IPMI Colt Refining Award - Yuxing Song-University of Houston
IPMI Elemetal Award - Ling Chu-Scripps Research Institute
IPMI Republic Metals Richard Rubin Award - Sarah Nathan-Cornell University



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Gold Dips to 3-Week Low Amid Lack of Fresh, Bullish News - Kitco 05/23/16
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Gold Down as Fed Warns It May Hike Rates in June - MarketWatch 05/23/16
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Gold Refinery Planned for Monaco
Dubai investor Selim Fendi plans to open Monaco's first gold refinery in early 2017 to meet demand from local and global jewellers looking to make sure they aren't using metal from conflict areas. - Bloomberg at The Irish Times 05/23/16
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Russia Continues to Add to Gold Reserves
The Russian central bank is continuing to buy gold at a faster rate than China with a purchase of 500,000 ounces (15.6 tonnes) of gold in April according to figures put out on Friday. - Sharps Pixley 05/22/16
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Risks Mount for Gold Producers over Deep Capex Cuts
It took a couple of years for gold producers to begin making radical cutbacks to their capital expenditure programs after the gold price started the decline from its 2011 peak. - Mining.com 05/20/16
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Can South Africa Avoid Another Platinum Strike?
Anglo American Platinum and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, who are preparing for new labour talks before a two-year agreement ends next month, both on Thursday said they don't expect any major output interruptions. - IOL 05/20/16
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Auto Demand Supports Higher Platinum Prices
Global consumption of platinum in autocatalysts is expected to grow almost 2% to 108.7 tons this year, since Europe will start applying stringent Euro 6b emissions standards to all new diesel cars sold in the region, U.K.-based autocatalyst maker Johnson Matthey said this week. - Nikkei 05/19/16
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Spreading Palladium Thinly Delivers Exceptional Catalytic Activity
not only does this maximise the availability of the individual noble metal atoms in the catalyst, but it also allows them to catalyse completely different pathways from traditional noble metal catalysts, drastically increasing the catalyst's activity for some reactions. - Chemistry World 05/19/16
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Should You Sell the Family Silver?
The precious metal might be a good bet but antique silver has lost its shine. - The Spectator 05/19/16
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Kingold Jewelry Sales Jump
China's Kingold Jewelry reported revenue and profit surged in the first quarter because of a stronger showing by the company’s branded products. - Rapaport 05/19/16
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Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Coins Honoring Responders
The Royal Canadian Mint has released a new silver collector coin series honoring paramedics, firefighters, police and the military, all of whom face danger in the line of duty yet remain steadfast in their commitment and dedication to helping others. - Firehouse.com 05/19/16
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Silver Demand Hit Record High in 2015
Demand for silver hit a record-high last year with the jewellery, coin and bar, and photovoltaic sectors, helping to boost the precious metal's sales to 1.17 billion ounces. - Mining.com
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