JAWATAN KOSONG PERBADANAN HARTA INTELEK MALAYSIA (MYIPO) - Perbadanan Harta Intelek Malaysia (MyIPO), sebuah agensi yang mempunyai autonomi di bawah Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri, Koperasi dan Kepenggunaan (...
Jumaat, 10 Ogos 2012
The pursuit of gold medals has athletes and fans focused on the Olympic games in London, but the pursuit of gold is a worldwide obsession that extends far beyond the realm of sport. Investors and speculators drove the price of gold to dizzying heights a year ago as they sought refuge from volatile markets. Seeking gain in an uncertain recession, millions of people trade old jewelry as cash-for-gold businesses flourish. Throughout the ups and downs, gold extraction continues far from the glory of sports and the frenzy of markets. Gold is dredged, mined, and panned in operations large and small, often at great risk to miners. Processing gold with cyanide and other chemicals involves dangerous environmental hazards. What results is undeniably beautiful. Gathered here are images of people extracting, processing, refining, buying, selling, celebrating… all of them going for gold.