Being German, and a fan of German cars, too, this story pains me very much. On top of the direct fallout at VW the scandal is affecting precious metal markets. To what ends? Click here to read my special on Kitco News.
Over the past two years, the International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI) produced a series of educational videos on several different aspects of our industry. These videos were made with the input and support of IPMI members, corporations and individuals alike, who contributed decades of experiences to make them worthwhile. Reason enough to present them as a collection for those who haven’t seen them yet, and others who might refer to this blog as a reference point to find them later. I will amend the list as new videos come out, so please be sure to check back periodically. A second set of videos is about sampling. I will add these videos in a separate thread shortly.
Precious Metals Exploration and Prospecting: Gold, Silver and Platinum group metals.
Mining for Precious Metals explained: Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium.
How to refine Precious Metals. Step 1: Concentration
How to refine Precious Metals. Hydrometallurgy: Part 1 – Leaching
How to refine Precious Metals. Hydrometallurgy: Part 2 – Concentration and Purification
How to refine Precious Metals. Hydrometallurgy Part 3 – Precipitation
How to refine Precious Metals. Hydrometallurgy Part 4 – Electrolysis
Pyrometallurgical Refining of Precious Metals. Part 1: Calcination and Roasting
Pyrometallurgical Refining of Precious Metals. Part 2: Gas, Reduction and Fusion