Keyword: "cobalt"

Mining News Pro - Transport delays from South Africa against an increasingly robust Chinese demand have fuelled a price rally for cobalt hydroxide, used to make chemicals for electric vehicle batteries.

Mining News Pro - Elon Musk may help sanctioned Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler get a little richer.

Mining News Pro - Strategic metals developer Cobalt Blue has reported a near A$70-million capital cost savings for its Broken Hill cobalt project, in South Australia, while the production target for the project has been increased by some 67%.

Mining News Pro - KoBold Metals, a start-up backed by a coalition of billionaires led by Bill Gates, plans to scour for cobalt in Canada using advanced mapping technology and it’s targeting northern Quebec, just south of Glencore’s Raglan nickel mine.

Mining News Pro - Cobalt prices are at 10-month lows due to sagging demand from the electric vehicle and aerospace sectors amid the covid-19 pandemic and look likely to slide further as airlines defer maintenance.

Mining News Pro - First Cobalt has taken further steps to strengthen its environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) practices by joining the Cobalt Institute as an associate member.

Mining News Pro - Glencore will sell cobalt to Tesla for use in vehicles being produced at new car plants in China and Germany, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

Mining News Pro - High energy density, longer-range NCM (nickel-cobalt-manganese) cathodes, together with Tesla’s NCA (nickel-cobalt-aluminum) technology account for over 90% of batteries in passenger EVs.

Mining News Pro - A scheme to monitor and improve artisanal cobalt mines in Democratic Republic of Congo will reach four times the number of sites it currently covers by 2023 after a deal between RCS Global and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI).

Mining News Pro - First Cobalt has staked new claims to the west of its Iron Creek cobalt-copper project in Idaho – increasing its landholdings by 50%.

Mining News Pro - First Cobalt announced Wednesday it has increased the size of its Idaho land position by staking an additional 43 claims to the west of Iron Creek, expanding the total project area from 1,700 acres to over 2,600 acres.

Mining News Pro - Chemaf, the Congo subsidiary of Dubai-based Shalina Resources, is halting operations at its Usoke copper-cobalt processing plant and stopping construction work on its Mutoshi plant, Chief Financial Officer Nico de Lange told Reuters on Sunday.

Mining News Pro - For the second time, First Cobalt announced that it has produced battery-grade cobalt sulphate, highlighting the ability of the flowsheet at its hydrometallugical refinery to treat different feedstocks.

Mining News Pro - The Democratic Republic of Congo has imposed a 48-hour lockdown in Haut-Katanga, a key copper-cobalt-producing province after two people tested positive for the coronavirus on a flight from the national capital Kinshasa to Lubumbashi, the provincial capital.

Mining News Pro - The feasibility study for an expansion of the Glencore-backed First Cobalt refinery, in Ontario, Canada, is in the final stages and will be concluded in the coming weeks.

Mining News Pro - China Nonferrous Mining Corp (CNMC) said late on Monday its parent had agreed to sell its 74.52% stake in the company to the group`s engineering arm for 7.36-billion yuan ($1.06-billion) in a restructuring move.

Mining News Pro - A research team from the Tokyo Institute of Technology created the first visible-light photoanode made of titanium dioxide or TiO2 enhanced with cobalt. The anode is a key element needed to achieve affordable water splitting to produce hydrogen, a clean alternative to fossil fuel.

Mining News Pro - Glencore’s Katanga operation in Africa held unsold stocks of 12,797 tonnes of battery material cobalt with a current market value of more than $400 million at the end of last year, statements from Katanga show.

Mining News Pro - The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has announced ambitious plans to take control of the country’s wild-west artisanal cobalt sector.

Mining News Pro - Long-suffering cobalt bulls received some good news on Wednesday with new data showing prices for the battery raw material rebounding at the start of 2020.

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