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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 - July 2019

Cobalt News - July 2019

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • The Cobalt Conference 2019: Summary
  • Gallery: The work of the CI in pictures

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Cobalt News - October 2019

Cobalt News - October 2019

In this issue:

  • Electric cars, renewable energy and cobalt demand
  • Lithium Australia achieves recycling breakthrough
  • Sustainable battery innovation pilot introduces next generation EV batteries
  • The CI in pictures

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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 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 - October 2018

Cobalt News - October 2018

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • Metalysis begins production with first industrial-scale metal powder plant
  • Catalyst advance could lead to economical fuel cells
  • Methane to syngas catalyst: two for the price of one
  • Can cobalt change the environmental impact of manufacturing?
  • Modern alchemists are making chemistry greener
  • Historical Series: Cobalt in ancient glass

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Cobalt News - January 2019

Cobalt News - January 2019

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • Earth’s cobalt deposits formed much later than previously believed
  • The battery boom to attract $620 billion in investment by 2040
  • Acid-free dissolution rare-earth magnet recycling process
  • Nanomaterial catalyst could help contain fuel cell costs?
  • Introducing the Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF)
  • Historical Series: Cobalt, an essential component of life

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Cobalt News - April 2019

Cobalt News - April 2019

In this issue:

  • Comment
  • Minerals, mining and the green revolution
  • 2018 CI Production Statistics
  • Bill Gates and fellow billionaires invest in AI mapping technology to search for ethical cobalt sources
  • The crucible smelting method. Cobalt in Ancient Swords
  • Medieval “stained glass” technique prevents bacterial infections
  • Historical Series: Cobalt, the Super-Metal
  • Gallery: The CI work in pictures

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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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