IKN

idle and fond bondage

Plumbum non subiciatur

In our modern thrusting times, lead (Pb) has become a bit of an ugly sister in the base metals fashion world. Copper’s cool, zinc gets talked up, nickel’s shiny, alu gets used in everything, but poor old plumbum is heavy and poisonous and those new fangled batteries don’t even need it any more. However, against many odds (if not all) the price has been making a bit of a comeback in the last few weeks:
The heavy metal was spiking down under 80c/lb as late as PDAC time, we’re now back at 92c. Lead not dead.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Hello, you are not in a chatroom, you are in my living room. Opposing views and criticisms welcome, insults or urinating on furniture unwelcome. Please refrain from swearing if possible, it is not needed.