Battery costs to fall 50% - beginning to compete with gas.
Cobalt Mining News
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.
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 plans to produce 54,500 tonnes of nickel and cobalt sulfides this year, state-run television said at the weekend.
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.
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 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.
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.
With a global shortage of cobalt predicted, Global Energy Metals has agreements in place that both secure supply and secure access to end-users.
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.
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.
Jack Lifton says recycling, copper and nickel mining is a must to satisfy global cobalt supply needs
With the price of cobalt increasing, Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold profiles Castle Silver, which has turned its focus to cobalt.
Move comes 15 months after the country’s government halted the planned revision amid opposition from mining companies and low commodity prices.
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.
Copper, cobalt, nickel and manganese demand boost as major car companies dramatically increase investment to go electric says CEO Ivan Glasenberg.
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.
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.
Lithium-ion batteries contain more cobalt than lithium, says Lior Gantz of the Wealth Research Group, and discusses the element's predicted shortage.
One does not usually expect a sober conference of traders and other players in the battery metals space to go all apocalyptic.
Mineralization was discovered at La Niquelina in 1944, with modest production from a small underground mine in the early 1950's.
The mining industry still received 29% of the Canadian province’s top-grossing corporate financing deals.
Tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold are now also being illegally extracted and traded at sites under the control of armed groups in countries including Myanmar and Colombia.
The new law, which will come into force in 2021, requires importers to ensure their business do not contribute to armed conflicts.
There are three key components to building a mine, starting with a competent, experienced management team.