Cobalt Mining News

Ross Beaty: “Trump will be forgotten”

In an exclusive Critical Resource Q&A, leading mining entrepreneur Ross Beaty gives his investment tips, puts the boot in on the Trump agenda, and calls for more renewables and less consumption to avoid ecological collapse.

Glencore turns bigger copper, zinc price bull

Swiss giant raises outlook for the rest of the year after revenues at $75 billion a year metals and minerals business jump 20% during first half.

The Dodd-Frank repeal: What it means for conflict minerals

Since the anti-fur campaigns of the 1980s and 90s, the responsible consumerism movement has been gaining momentum. Wild-life products, genetically modified foods, apparel, cosmetics and jewelry, to mention but a few, have come under scrutiny.

American Manganese completes recycling of 100% of cathode materials

The company plans to build and begin operating a hydrometallurgical plant to prove continuous recovery of cathode material

Australian Mines creates COO role to advance cobalt-scandium-nickel projects

The move is aimed at advancing the Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in Queensland

Batteries and renewables to start displacing gas in South Australia by 2025

Battery costs to fall 50% - beginning to compete with gas.

Junior miners talk new opportunities, and challenges

While the mood at the recent Junior Indaba mining event was sombre when it came to South Africa’s policy environment, there were some interesting opportunities being mooted for minerals like lithium.

Congo revamps Inga hydro project in bid to make it economical

Democratic Republic of Congo has decided to more than double the size of its planned Inga 3 hydroelectric plant to make it more economical, after the $14 billion project was hit by financing problems.

Cuba sees 2017 nickel, cobalt sulfides output at 54,500 tonnes

Cuba plans to produce 54,500 tonnes of nickel and cobalt sulfides this year, state-run television said at the weekend.

Private capital says no to mining

Study shows Q2 2017 new private capital for natural resources investment dropped to lowest since 2011 and not a single mining fund were able to raise money.

Congo requests financial support from donors amid economic crisis

Democratic Republic of Congo's government has formally requested financial support from international donors as it confronts a worsening economic crisis, a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday showed.

Pala completes investment in Cobalt 27

Pala Investments Limited, a multi-strategy investment company focused on the mining and metals value chain, is pleased to announce the closing of its investment in Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. in connection with Cobalt 27's public offering of 22,222,225 common shares in the capital of Cobalt 27 on June 23, 2017.

Cobalt 27 aims to tap electric car revolution with $150m IPO

Minerals company Cobalt 27 Capital Corp made its debut on Canada's Venture Exchange on Friday, raising C$200 million in a listing that offers investors exposure to cobalt, a key metal for batteries in electric cars.

This cobalt junior could have the winning formula

With a global shortage of cobalt predicted, Global Energy Metals has agreements in place that both secure supply and secure access to end-users.

EU regulation on responsible mining will be ineffective

The EU regulation on mineral sourcing that comes into force today will not be effective enough due to its limited scope and delay in implementation.

Mining’s Tesla moment: DeepGreen harvests clean metals from the seafloor

A first look at DeepGreen Resources, a seafloor mining startup partnered with Glencore, Maersk, and Fiore Group to disrupt the metals industry and defend the environment.

Cobalt supply is in a “Death Spiral:” Jack Lifton

Jack Lifton says recycling, copper and nickel mining is a must to satisfy global cobalt supply needs

Castle Silver should be called Castle Cobalt

With the price of cobalt increasing, Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold profiles Castle Silver, which has turned its focus to cobalt.

Congo to re-evaluate new mining code next week

Move comes 15 months after the country’s government halted the planned revision amid opposition from mining companies and low commodity prices.

$16K in gold bullion up for grabs in new stock-picking contest from Stockpools & Kitco

Junior mining investor enthusiasts will be duelling it out for the big money when the next contest by Stockpools and Kitco is launched the first week of June.

Glencore: 'Electric vehicle revolution is happening faster than expected'

Copper, cobalt, nickel and manganese demand boost as major car companies dramatically increase investment to go electric says CEO Ivan Glasenberg.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.

Sherritt surrenders equity share at Ambatovy to cut $1.4B in debt

Canada-based nickel miner Sherritt (TSX:S) has struck a deal with its partners at the Ambatovy nickel operation in Madagascar, allowing the company to eliminate $1.4 billion in debt.

Elon Musk's worst nightmare: child labor and cobalt supply

Lithium-ion batteries contain more cobalt than lithium, says Lior Gantz of the Wealth Research Group, and discusses the element's predicted shortage.