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Chinese in big cobalt deal

Chinese in big cobalt deal

CMOC selling stake in DRC mine to CATL

M&A

12 APRIL 2021
VW misses a trick with lack of lithium detail

VW misses a trick with lack of lithium detail

Surprising lack of info around where raw material will come from

Energy Minerals News

17 MARCH 2021
Macron blazes EV trail

Macron blazes EV trail

France leading Europe's charge for EVs

MJ comment

29 MAY 2020
Umicore acquires Freeport's Kokkola refinery

Umicore acquires Freeport's Kokkola refinery

US$150M deal also includes cathode precursor production operations

M&A

24 MAY 2019
Challenging cobalt price environment to persist

Challenging cobalt price environment to persist

Benchmark's Caspar Rawles gives his view of the market going forward

Critical Perspective

07 MARCH 2019
Will cobalt prices continue to fall in 2019?

Will cobalt prices continue to fall in 2019?

Benchmark's Caspar Rawles talks 2018 trends, Kamoto suspension and 2019 outlook

Leader Interviews

29 NOVEMBER 2018
Ensuring the sustainability of cobalt

Ensuring the sustainability of cobalt

Benchmark's Caspar Rawles talks long-term deficit and sustainability initiatives

Leader Interviews

17 OCTOBER 2018
Cobalt on its way to 2020s deficit

Cobalt on its way to 2020s deficit

New projects coming online not enough to meet future demand

Leader Interviews

22 AUGUST 2018
Cobalt demand still there, says BMI's Rawles

Cobalt demand still there, says BMI's Rawles

Benchmark's Caspar Rawles talks continuing demand amid price falls

Leader Interviews

25 JULY 2018
Why cobalt prices are down

Why cobalt prices are down

Cobalt metal prices fell 1.4% in May but chemical prices fell 9.8% as bearish sentiment hit in China...

Research

08 JUNE 2018
Big cradle-to-grave cobalt-battery JV formed

Big cradle-to-grave cobalt-battery JV formed

Benchmark's Caspar Rawles talks about the LG Chem/Huayou Cobalt deal

Leader Interviews

17 APRIL 2018
Under the Co: cobalt's next frontier

Under the Co: cobalt's next frontier

BMW's ambitious plan, Nautilus's more ambitious plan, and Umicore's status quo statement

Leader Interviews

20 FEBRUARY 2018