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IPMI's 3rd Annual New York Platinum Dinner


IPMI's 3rd Annual New York Platinum Dinner


2015 Keynote Speaker: Lou Dobbs

Thursday, September 17, 2015
The New York Palace Hotel
(limited seating!)
7pm-8pm: Cocktails
8pm-10pm: Dinner

Sponsorship and Ticket Pricing available

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IPMI Thanks its 2015 New York Platinum Dinner sponsors

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The Awards Committee of the IPMI is pleased to announce the 2015 Student Scholarship Award Winners!

IPMI Student Awards:  $20,000 each
Jian He – Scripps Research Institute
Chenjie Zeng – Carnegie Mellon University
Marcel Schreier – Swiss Institute of Technology, Lausanne

IPMI Faculty Advisor Awards: $5,000 each
Professor Jin-Quan Yu - Scripps Research Institute
Professor Rongchao Jin - Carnegie Mellon University
Professor Michael Graetzel - Swiss Institute of Technology, Lausanne

IPMI Company/Organization Sponsored Student Awards: $5,000 each
Peiquang Hu – University of California, Santa Cruz
Matthew O'Brien – Northwestern University
Haifeng Yang – Texas A&M University
Nardine Abadeer – University of Illinois, Urbana
Nerissa Lewis – Louisiana State University
Gregory Mullin – University of Texas at Austin
John Tellis – University of Pennsylvania
Zhongxing Huang – University of Texas at Austin
Markrete Krikorian – Massachusetts Institute of Technology



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Kitco Survey: Uncertainty To Rule Gold Market Next Week - Kitco 07/03/15
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Rhodium Slides to Its Lowest in More than a Decade
Rhodium prices slid to their lowest level in more than a decade on Friday, suffering along with other platinum group metals from perceptions that the metal, widely used in the car industry, is in plentiful supply. - Reuters 07/03/15
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Wearables Hitting A Plateau, What this Mean For Precious Metals?
2014 was the year of the wristband – electronic devices, typically with no screen, to track health and fitness – and many are hoping that trend will continue in 2015. - Kitco 07/03/15
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Platinum: Time for a Cartel?
In spite of the beleaguered platinum sector effectively being an oligopoly, with three suppliers controlling the bulk of new mine supply, the industry is a price taker, vulnerable to wild swings in the prices of platinum group metals (PGMs). - Mineweb 07/02/15
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South Africa Mulls Platinum Manufacturing Zones
The South African government is considering establishing two special economic zones for platinum beneficiation. - Miningmx 07/02/15
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New Catalyst Does More with Less Platinum
Researchers describe a new catalyst that combines platinum with the less expensive metal palladium. - University of Wisconsin News 07/02/15
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Saudi Arabia: First Gold, Jewelry Lab Gets License - Zawya 07/02/15
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India Gold Jeweller Rajesh Exports Looking to Acquire Refinery
Indian jeweller Rajesh Exports said it will finalise an acquisition on Thursday from a handful of targets that have been identified, after a local daily reported the company could buy a stake in a Swiss gold refinery for about $400 million. - Reuters 07/01/15
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Platinum Sector Faces Crunch Time
South Africa's platinum sector is at a crucial juncture as the metal's price, near six-year lows, maintains a steady decline, with analysts now contemplating a move below $1,000 an ounce. - Reuters at Mineweb 07/01/15
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South Africa: Gold Wage Talks to Resume on July 6
The second three-day session of wage negotiations between gold companies AngloGold Ashanti, Evander Gold Mines, Harmony Gold, Sibanye Gold and Village Main Reef and unions, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Solidarity and UASA has been concluded. The parties will reconvene on July 6 for a further three-day session. - Mining Weekly 07/01/15
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Silver Institute June 2015 Silver Newsletter
Ten up-to-date articles on what's happening in the silver industry. - The Silver Institute 07/01/15
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