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COBALT: Canada Cobalt looks for vertical integration with PolyMet Resources deal

  • Date: 14-10-19
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: International Mining

Canada Cobalt Works has widened its processing options for both its Castle and Beaver projects, in the Cobalt Camp of northern Ontario, Canada, with the acquisition of a permitted and operating mineral and precious metal processing facility.

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COBALT: Canada Cobalt makes strategic move in silver/cobalt heartland

  • Date: 11-10-19
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: Mining Weekly

TSX-V-listed Canada Cobalt Works is making headway in becoming a vertically integrated leader in Canada’s silver/cobalt heartland with the acquisition of “strategic assets” from PolyMet Resources in the town of Cobalt.

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COBALT: Glencore-backed Canada cobalt refinery aims for first production by late 2020

  • Date: 26-08-19
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: Mining Weekly

The refinery that TSX-V-listed First Cobalt plans to bring back to life in Canada with funding by global mining group Glencore, is set for first production late next year, the junior company said on Monday, announcing that it had entered into a definitive financing agreement with Glencore.

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COBALT: China's Huayou pulls out of Congo cobalt mine investment after price slump

  • Date: 16-08-19
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: Mining Weekly

BEIJING – China's biggest cobalt refiner Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt said on Thursday its overseas unit is pulling out of a deal to invest $66.3-million in a cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after prices of the metal slid.

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COBALT: Volvo Cars, China in first blockchain project for recycled cobalt

  • Date: 02-08-19
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Volvo Cars, owned by China’s Geely [GEELY.UL], has produced the first cars containing recycled cobalt mapped using a blockchain, and has joined a separate project to monitor cobalt from Democratic Republic of Congo, Volvo said.

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COBALT: Congo's Jan to May copper output slides 16%, cobalt down 21%

  • Date: 09-07-19
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: Mining Weekly

DAKAR – Copper production in Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's top producer, fell by 16.2% year-on-year in the January to May period, while cobalt output slid 21.5%, the central bank said on Tuesday.

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COBALT: Glencore, Umicore enter cobalt supply agreement

  • Date: 29-05-19
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: Argus Media

Switzerland-based commodities trading and producing company Glencore has entered into an agreement to supply cobalt hydroxide to Belgian battery materials producer Umicore.

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COBALT: BMW to buy cobalt direct from Australia, Morocco for EV batteries

  • Date: 23-04-19
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: Reuters

German carmaker BMW will buy cobalt, a key component for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, directly from mines in Australia and Morocco to ensure they are not produced by child labour, an executive said on Tuesday.

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