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North America playing catch-up on nickel and cobalt

North America's contribution to nickel and cobalt supply has been negligible to date, but while an increased focus on decarbonisation could kickstart an uptick in production, developers of the key battery metals face a particular set of challenges.

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First Cobalt's refinery in Ontario, Canada

Western nations such as the USA and Canada as well as the European Union have identified metals such as lithium, nickel and cobalt as critical, both due to the scarcity of their supply (cobalt) and