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The Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF)

The Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF)

On 9 January 2019, the Cobalt Institute (CI) launched the Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF). The CIRAF strengthens the ability of cobalt producers and buyers to assess, mitigate...
09 January 2019 Read more
The CI welcomes new Member Metalkol RTR

The CI welcomes new Member Metalkol RTR

We are delighted to welcome Metalkol RTR to the Cobalt Institute (CI) as a new Member. Metalkol RTR is a major reprocessing plant for historic cobalt and copper tailings from previous mining operat...
08 January 2019 Read more
Volkswagen to spend $50 billion on electric car ‘offensive’

Volkswagen to spend $50 billion on electric car ‘offensive’

German automaker Volkswagen said Friday it will spend tens of billions of dollars refocusing the company on the making of electric cars, autonomous vehicles and new mobility services. The Wolfsburg...
19 November 2018 Read more
The President of the Cobalt Institute opened China International Ni&Co Forum

The President of the Cobalt Institute opened China International Ni&Co Forum

The President of the Cobalt Institute, David Weight, opened China International Ni & Co Industry Forum 2018 with a speech on “the circular economy and the value of pursuing sustainability in th...
16 November 2018 Read more
No stopping strong global EV sales growth

No stopping strong global EV sales growth

China’s month-on-month new electric vehicles (NEV) sales rebounded in August after month-on-month declines in June and July. The drop-in sales between May and June was the first drop since September...
03 October 2018 Read more
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has found new deep-sea mineral deposits

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has found new deep-sea mineral deposits

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate just concluded a successful three-week data acquisition expedition on the Mohn’s ridge in the western part of the Norwegian Sea. The Mohn’s ridge is a seaflo...
25 September 2018 Read more
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