[time-nuts] RoHS Solder
robert8rpi at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Sep 25 12:35:49 UTC 2009
China have set up a pilot plant to extract Uraniun from coal fired power station ash. The concentration is the same as medium grade ore, but they don't have to mine it. If a US nuclear power station relased as much radiocative material as the average coal fired one it would be shut down!
--- On Fri, 25/9/09, d.seiter at comcast.net <d.seiter at comcast.net> wrote:
> From: d.seiter at comcast.net <d.seiter at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] RoHS Solder
> To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement" <time-nuts at febo.com>
> Date: Friday, 25 September, 2009, 8:16 AM
> It's not the silver I'm worried
> about. I saw a report on a website about 8 months ago
> regarding the scarcity of many of the rare earths that drive
> solar, etc (yes, I've tried to find the report again, but
> can't). This was prior to the whole China export thing. It
> predicted that many "vital" elements would be mined out by
> the 2015-2020 time frame.
> I wonder how long it will be until we start mining old
> garbage dumps for metals.
> .. ...........
> Another part of the scam is that only two companies (one a
> University if I
> remember correctly, one a Japanese company) hold the
> patents to the Silver
> based solder that everyone now needs to use... And
> according to the USGS
> we are quickly running out of mineable Silver..
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