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France’s Saft targets new generation battery production from 2020

France’s Saft targets new generation battery production from 2020

France's Saft, a unit of energy company Total, expects its four-way European battery alliance to begin mass production of new generation lithium-ion batteries from early 2020. Saft, Siemens, Solvay...
20 September 2018 Read more
Fortune Minerals announces successful tests to produce clean cobalt concentrate from the Nico Project

Fortune Minerals announces successful tests to produce clean cobalt concentrate from the Nico Project

Fortune Minerals Limited has announced that it has received successful results of metallurgical test work verifying that it can produce an upgraded and essentially arsenic-free cobalt concentrate for...
18 September 2018 Read more
China International Ni&Co Industry Forum 2018

China International Ni&Co Industry Forum 2018

China International Ni&Co Industry Forum 2018 will take place from 6 to 8 November in Xiamen, Fujian Province (China). This event has become an important platform for discussing the trend of coba...
11 September 2018 Read more
Innovation award for an acid-free rare earth metals recycling process which can also recover cobalt

Innovation award for an acid-free rare earth metals recycling process which can also recover cobalt

Researchers at the Critical Materials Institute (CMI) and Ames Laboratory invented a magnet recycling process in which magnets are dissolved in water-based solutions, recovering more than 99 percent p...
05 September 2018 Read more
Cobalt a high-performance material to come to the artificial intelligence sector

Cobalt a high-performance material to come to the artificial intelligence sector

Cobalt’s properties which allow for increasing chip performance, could lead it to have a major place in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. As Cobalt works better at higher densities, it may b...
25 July 2018 Read more
Introducing the Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF)

Introducing the Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF)

The Cobalt Institute (CI) is pleased to announce further progress in the Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF). This is the latest stage in the on-going process of establishing CIRA...
17 July 2018 Read more
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