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Cobalt News

The Cobalt Institute publishes its newsletters, Cobalt News, quarterly. They exist to disseminate promotional material on uses for, and development in, cobalt technology supported by items of interest to cobalt producers, uses and all the customers. Unless otherwise stated as copyright reserved, Cobalt News permits the reprint of articles if fully credited to Cobalt News and its contributors where appropriate.

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Cobalt News - January 2018

Cobalt News - January 2018

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • Cobalt could untangle chip's wiring problems
  • Recycling and reusing worn cathodes to make new Lithium-ion batteries
  • BMW group and Codelco agree on cooperation to establish the Responsible Copper Initiative
  • 2017 First Half production statistics

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Cobalt News - April 2018

Cobalt News - April 2018

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • 2017 CI Production statistics
  • Exciting developments in NMC 811 lithium battery technology
  • New catalyst could turbocharge high-performance fuel cells
  • Bionic flexible lithium-ion battery research and development success
  • Japan's first electric car battery recycling plant to sell old batteries at half price

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Cobalt News - July 2018

Cobalt News - July 2018

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • The Cobalt Conference 2018
  • Green Chemistry Separations: Key to Meeting 21st Century Cobalt Demand

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Cobalt News - July 2017

Cobalt News - July 2017

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • The Cobalt Conference 2017 report
  • Call for papers: The Cobalt Conference 2018, Las Vegas, 23-24 May
  • A boost for permanent magnets: Scientists analyse structure and behaviour

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Cobalt News - April 2017

Cobalt News - April 2017

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • 2016 Production statistics
  • Nickel based superalloys
  • Cobalt ferrite metal nanoparticles in biomedical applications
  • Future technology: Embedding carbon nanotubes with Cobalt nanoparticles

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Cobalt News - January 2017

Cobalt News - January 2017

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • Permanent magnets in a changing world market
  • The Cobalt Conference 2017/CoG3
  • Promising new cathode material for low-temperature solid-oxide fuel cells
  • Battery cell production begins at the gigafactory
  • RECOMA 35E Samarium Cobalt material
  • The CDI partner with the Natural History Museum

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Cobalt News - October 2016

Cobalt News - October 2016

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • First Half production statistics
  • Fungi recycle rechargeable lithium-ion batteries
  • Innovation metals corporation
  • High-purity metals from battery waste
  • Researchers develop safer, lighter lithium-ion battery
  • New device could double USB storage capacity

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Cobalt News - July 2016

Cobalt News - July 2016

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • The Cobalt Conference 2016
  • Spintronics: Resetting the future of heat assisted magnetic recording
  • Europe's gigafactory: BMZ opens up the first section of Europe's biggest lithium-ion battery manufacture

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Cobalt News - April 2016

Cobalt News - April 2016

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • 2015 Production statistics
  • Water splitting: Taking Cobalt in isolation
  • Kokam's 56 Megawatt Energy Storage Project features world's largest Lithium NMC energy storage system for frequency regulation
  • RECOMA Samarium Cobalt magnets
  • Baja corporate update - Boleo ramp-up
  • Huawei reveals quick-charge battery
  • Fortune Minerals produces premium battery-grade Cobalt Sulphate sample

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