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Lithium and cobalt are fundamental components of present lithium-ion batteries. Analysis by researchers at the Helmholtz Institute Ulm (HIU) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) suggests that, given the foreseen scaling of battery demand up to 2050, each may face supply risks, albeit for different ...
China has signed a huge deal to secure the lion's share of global cobalt supply -- a core component of electric car batteries. The deal will see GEM -- a $4.6 billion company listed on the Shenzhen stock exchange -- purchase 50,000 tonnes of cobalt from mining company Glencore over the next three years. According to ...

Royalties paid to the government from cobalt and coltan mining will jump from 2 percent to 10 percent . Miners of the two metals used in batteries, would have paid a royalty of 3.5 percent under the new code if they had not been designated as strategic. The government considers minerals with the ...
Cobalt used to be a byproduct of copper mining, used in everyday, boring stuff like tires and magnets. Now it's one of the most important and sought after metals on the periodic table. This has implications for big tech firms like Apple. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email ...
A leading explorer, developer and miner of cobalt in the North America region, has acquired another cobalt producer as it looks to cement its status as a market leader. First Cobalt Group, with its flagship Greater Cobalt Project, has entered into an agreement to acquire US Cobalt in a deal with a total equity ...
"This first drilling at Skuterud has confirmed that cobalt mineralisation is present within a broad sulphide halo system that is up to 30m wide, supporting the potential to host a system with substantial scale. The results from this program will feed into additional ground work on the three Skuterud project ...
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 08, 2018) - Cobalt 27 capital Corp. ( TSX VENTURE : KBLT ) ( Frankfurt : 27O ) is pleased to announce that, Anthony Milewski, Chairman, and Justin Cochrane, President & COO will be attending the TD Securities Mining Conference in Toronto, Canada on January 17th and 18th ...
("Cruz" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has secured the services of Precision GeoSurveys ("Precision") based out of British Columbia to conduct the airborne work program over Cruz's BC cobalt properties. The airborne survey is the first of several work programs that are being formulated.
Increased demand for elements such as lithium and cobalt will lead to potential supply bottlenecks over the next several years. And while the media has touted the potential of lithium -- the eponymous component of lithium-ion batteries -- to be the raw material that powers the gradual transition away from ...
First Cobalt Corp. (TSXV:FCC,ASX:FCC) announced that it has purchased five unpatented claims in the North Cobalt region of Ontario's Cobalt Camp. ... This area of North Cobalt is of particular interest as some of the more significant past-producing cobalt mines are nearby, including the Silver Banner ...
Now that breakthrough may just have been made. Backed by the US Department of Energy, researchers at Northwestern University's McCormick school of engineering led by professor of materials science and engineering Christopher Wolverton, have developed a lithium battery which replaces cobalt with ...
Tesla's cobalt cliff involves more than the overall global supply of cobalt--it has to do with who supplies Tesla with its cobalt and what their capacities are. Tesla's chief partner in battery production is Panasonic, which gets its cathode powder from Sumitomo Metal Mining. Elon Musk promised stakeholders a ...

New South Wales trainer John Sprague has been suspended for 12 months after one of his horses tested positive for cobalt in October 2017. reports that the 4-year-old gelding Saint Denis returned a positive reading for cobalt above the permitted 100 ug/L after finishing third in a maiden race ...
"The best lithium battery cathodes [negative electrodes] all contain cobalt, and its production is limited," says study lead Elsa Olivetti, a materials scientist and engineer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Olivetti and her colleagues calculated just how short cobalt supplies could fall if electric vehicles (EVs) take off ...
The silvery-blue metal, which is mined as a by-product of copper and nickel, is a crucial element in the lithium-ion batteries that power everything from electric cars to Apple products. This year, it has completely outshone the rest of the commodities market. The price of cobalt surged 120%, while the ...
This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (January 3, 2018). TORONTO -- A handful of Canadian miners are ramping up operations to mine cobalt, betting on demand for a socially responsible ...
Investment vehicle Cobalt 27 will acquire over 700 tonnes of physical cobalt, representing an average price of $36.39 per lb, following an offering of common shares, it said. The company said in a stock market notification to the Toronto stock exchange that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate ...
"Expansion of First Cobalt's property into this highly prospective area increases the opportunity for regional exploration work in keeping with the Company's intention to identify bulk cobalt mining opportunities. Cobalt Central was historically underexplored yet the Caswell mine to the east of these claims ...
It sees the annual average cobalt price peaking at $40.50/lb ($89,290 mt) in 2019, from current levels of about $30/lb and does not rule out the possibility of cobalt prices doubling from current levels in the timeframe. So far this year, 99.6% broken cathode cobalt -- the grade often used in chemicals and ...
Several thousand miles away from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where most of the cobalt supply is concentrated, the new approach could provide enough material to power "all the electric cars on the road today without drilling into the ground," reports Bloomberg. How will they do it? recycling ...
I am obviously behind the times, as cobalt prices have reached an 8-year high in 2017, with investors looking to capitalize on the rising demand ...
Electric cars provide a zero-emission driving experience, but one of the most important raw materials for their batteries--cobalt--has a supply ...
The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share. The Price to Book ratio for US Cobalt Inc.
Cobalt 27 capital Corp. (the "Company" or "Cobalt 27") ( TSX VENTURE : KBLT ) ( Frankfurt : 27O ) wishes to announce that it has ...
From a geopolitical perspective, there are two classes of cobalt supplies; metal refined in China that's unavailable to non-Chinese customers ...
RV stewards announced on Tuesday that Sir Walter Scott returned the positive to cobalt in a pre-race sample before the Great Western ...
Cobalt prices are up over 80% in the year so far. They've recorded a 112.5% rise over the past one year, thanks to the rapid rise in the adoption ...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Oct. 19, 2017 -- Cobalt Digital today announced that it is the first U.S. manufacturer selected to license Technicolor's High ...
Speaking with the Investing News Network at Cathodes 2017, David Weight, president of the Cobalt Institute, shared his thoughts on the cobalt ...
Cobalt has been unwittingly used since ancient times to provide a blue tint everything from glass to jewelry. But it wasn't until the 1730s that ...
Copper is often seen as an indicator of economic health, historically falling when overall manufacturing and construction is in contraction mode, ...
Volkswagen's failure to secure long-term cobalt supplies has highlighted concerns over one of the most precarious elements in the lithium-ion ...
Tesla's batteries, which contain chemical compounds of cobalt, are at risk from a shortage of cobalt because of high demand in lithium ion ...
For too long, the Democratic Republic of Congo has known no competition in the cobalt market, to its detriment. The metal, which used to be ...
Industrial metals are in the grips of a bear market, various outlets report, and one of the main narratives sounds like a case of the market having ...
Cobalt Partners plans $50 million Menomonee Falls business park ... Cobalt describes its new business park as a "reimagined" workplace with ...
Amid the volatility, cobalt has emerged as a star metal for investors this year, having been one of the worst-performing commodities in the wake ...
Canada- based eCobalt plans to build its a cobalt mining operation in Salmon, Idaho, a city of just over 3,000 between the Bitterroot and ...
Cobalt is used for everything from cell phone batteries to superalloys in jet turbines, making it an important technology metal -- an element in ...
Cobalt has strengthened its sales unit, tapping FX veteran Kevin Gillespie as its newest addition to its Sales and Development team. He joins ...
Moody received a six-month ban in 2016 after his horse Lidari tested positive for cobalt. He no longer holds a trainers license, and has become ...
It is an essential dietary mineral in mammals at a low level and its presence is a result eating food stuffs containing trace elements of cobalt.
The case is the first in Britain concerning a positive test for cobalt, but there have been a number of high-profile cases in Australia.
In the space of a year, the price of cobalt has almost tripled, but the value of shares in eCobalt Solutions Inc. (TSX: ECS | OTCQB: ECSIF) ...
Numis Securities launched coverage on Cobalt 27 capital Corp. (KBLT:TSX.V; CBLLF:OTC; 27O:FSE) in June. analyst Jonathan Guy noted ...


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