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  • adj. not precious, especially used to describe base metals such as lead, iron, copper etc.

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Examples

  • HONG KONG — IRC Ltd., the nonprecious metals division of London-listed Russian miner Petropavlovsk PLC, cut the size of its Hong Kong initial public offering to around US$240 million from up to US$512 million, according to a term sheet seen by Dow Jones Newswires on Friday

    Russian Miner Cuts Hong Kong IPO Plan

  • *** Metals and mining IRC, the nonprecious metals division of London-listed Russian miner Petropavlovsk, cut the size of its Hong Kong initial public offering to around $240 million from up to $512 million.

    Business Watch

  • Three mining sector companies that went public this year, including Rusal, Mongolian coal producer SouthGobi Resources Ltd. and IRC Ltd., the nonprecious metals division of London-listed Russian miner Petropavlovsk PLC, are trading below their IPO prices.

    A Star is Made in Hong Kong

  • Petropavlovsk, formerly known as Peter Hambro Mining, said it is exploring strategic options, including a Hong Kong listing, for its nonprecious-metals business, in which iron ore dominates.

    Two Firms Seek Hong Kong IPOs

  • The two other Russian companies that are listed in Hong Kong are United Co Rusal Ltd., which is also controlled by Mr. Deripaska; and IRC Ltd., the nonprecious-metals division of London-listed Russian miner Petropavlovsk PLC.

    China Energy Firms Flock to Hong Kong

  • HONG KONG — IRC Ltd., the nonprecious-metals division of Russian miner Petropavlovsk PLC, is raising as much as $512 million ahead of an Oct. 14 listing in Hong Kong, according to term sheets, making it the first unprofitable miner to get listing approval in the city, according to a person familiar with the matter.

    IRC Paves Way for Unprofitable Miner IPOs

  • They started making copies of cowries out of lumps of metal, usually bronze or copper or another nonprecious metal.

    Not Your Parents’ Money Book

  • So commodities like food, timber and nonprecious metals might be safer, if bought within inexpensive exchange-traded funds like iShares GSCI Commodity Indexed Trust ETF (GSG) or iPath Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index Total Return ETN (DJP).

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  • HONG KONG-IRC Ltd., the nonprecious metals division of London-listed Russian miner

    Russian Miner Slashes Hong Kong IPO Plan - WSJ.com

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