Sewage yields more gold than top mines

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  1. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

    Dec 15, 2007
    Service Plumber
    TOKYO (Reuters) – Resource-poor Japan just discovered a new source of mineral wealth -- sewage.

    A sewage treatment facility in central Japan has recorded a higher gold yield from sludge than can be found at some of the world's best mines. An official in Nagano prefecture, northwest of Tokyo, said the high percentage of gold found at the Suwa facility was probably due to the large number of precision equipment manufacturers in the vicinity that use the yellow metal. The facility recently recorded finding 1,890 grammes of gold per tonne of ash from incinerated sludge.
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  2. Dunbar Plumbing

    Dunbar Plumbing Master Plumber

    Apr 18, 2005
    Service Plumber, Outdoor Temperature Relief Owner
    Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Area
    I'll be checking myself after performing 6, 7, sometimes 12 foot eliminations now to see if I've been producing some wealth.
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  4. Cass

    Cass Plumber

    Nov 12, 2005
    Now I know that you don't own a toilet...Just a hole in the floor...the latest European style...I just wonder what you do about the escaping sewer gasses between performances...

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