Adjusted net earnings were $35 million, a 49% drop from $67 million in net earnings in the third quarter of 2017.
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The Canadian streaming firm has bought all of Stillwater's gold production for the life of the mine and, initially, also 4.5% of its total palladium output.
Streaming deal involves production from Sibanye's Stillwater and East Boulder mines, located in Montana.
Vale agreement sets something of a price benchmark for long-term cobalt deals by showing what financial investors are willing to pay.
"We see numerous similarities between cobalt and silver."