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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

Approximately 70 seats left!

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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

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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 Down, but Silver Powers to 21-Mo. High - Kitco 06/30/16
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Gold Ends Down but Scores Second Straight Quarterly Gain - MarketWatch 06/30/16
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London Gold Trade Agrees Reforms to Boost Transparency
The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has taken steps to help to preserve London's role as a major global gold trading center by making its management more open and independent. - Reuters 06/30/16
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LBMA Scope Formally Expanded to Platinum & Palladium Markets
This allows the LBMA to formally support its Members' activities in the PGM market, particularly with regard to regulatory issues. - LBMA 06/30/2016
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JPMorgan Beats Traders in Silver Futures Rigging Lawsuits
JPMorgan Chase has won the dismissal of three private antitrust lawsuits, including from hedge fund manager Daniel Shak, accusing the largest U.S. bank of rigging a market for silver futures contracts traded on COMEX. - Reuters 06/30/16
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Will London Lose Gold Hub Status Post-Brexit?
Kitco interviews Juan Carlos Artigas, Director of Investment Research, World Gold Council (Video) - Kitco 06/30/16
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What Pompeii Relics REALLY Reveal About Gold
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) has brought Pompeii back to life, revealing the many gold and silver treasures left behind after Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. The relics show how gold’s safe-haven appeal dates back to Ancient Rome, but also how silver may have been seen as even more valuable. (Video) - Kitco 06/30/16
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Newmont to Sell Indonesian Gold Mine for $920 Million
Newmont Mining has agreed to sell its 48.5% interest in PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara, which operates the Batu Hijau copper and gold mine in Indonesia, to PT Amman Mineral Internasional for $1.3 billion, Newmont reported Thursday. - Kitco 06/30/16
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Gold Heads for Best First-half in More than 40 Years
Gold edged higher Wednesday and is heading for its best first-half in more than four decades as investors continue to ditch risk assets and turn instead to havens. - Mining.com 06/29/16
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Silver Surges
Almost unnoticed by the media and analysts, silver at long last made a significant move upwards late yesterday and overnight last night. - Sharps Pixley 06/29/16
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Kinross Eyes Expansions at Its New Gold Mines in Nevada
Canada's Kinross, the world’s fifth largest gold producer, believes it can increase reserves at its Bald Mountain and Round Mountain mines, which it acquired from Barrick Gold late last year. The company has increased its exploration budget for the year by 50% to $9 million as "promising results" at Bald Mountain have "reaffirmed Kinross' confidence in the site's significant upside potential." - Mining.com 06/29/16
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AngloGold Investing $400 million in Guinea
AngloGold Ashanti is ready to invest over $400 million in Guinea over the next several years, a source at the government of the West African nation told Reuters. - Mining.com 06/29/16
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2016 Aready Best Year Ever for World's Largest Gold ETF
$18 billion year to date rise in assets under management highest since physically-backed fund's inception in 2004. - Mining.com 06/29/16
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Far From Home: Ancient and Medieval Coins that Traveled
Many ancient coins circulated in a narrow area, sometimes just a single city-state of a few thousand inhabitants. But there were also long-distance travelers, coins that passed from hand to hand–perhaps for decades–reaching faraway lands in the saddlebags of warriors, the strongboxes of pirates and the satchels of merchants. - Coin Week 06/29/16
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The Kilogram May Be Redefined
The egg-size platinum alloy standard kilo in Paris could be replaced by a calculation. - Scientific American 06/28/16
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