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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
Argus LiCoNi 2018

Argus LiCoNi 2018

The 2nd edition of Argus LiCoNi will take place in Singapore on 28 and 29 August 2018. The event will provide a platform for stakeholders in the battery metals industry to meet and discuss upcoming...
05 July 2018 Read more
Scientists find way to make lithium-ion batteries last longer: it requires more cobalt

Scientists find way to make lithium-ion batteries last longer: it requires more cobalt

American scientists from the University of Maryland, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the U.S. Army Research Lab think they have found a way to make lithium-ion ba...
28 June 2018 Read more
Cobalt promises to reduce unwanted resistance in the critical parts of a chip

Cobalt promises to reduce unwanted resistance in the critical parts of a chip

The company Applied Materials has launched a suite of products that will enable cobalt metallization schemes for contacts and interconnects in chips at advanced nodes. Cobalt helps solve unwanted resi...
11 June 2018 Read more
Water changes how cobalt-based molecule turns carbon dioxide into chemical feedstock

Water changes how cobalt-based molecule turns carbon dioxide into chemical feedstock

A research team at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA) devised a cobalt-based catalyst system that works in water. The catalyst is the best when it comes to driving the reaction in water witho...
07 June 2018 Read more
BMW mining deals shelved until EVs can be mass-produced

BMW mining deals shelved until EVs can be mass-produced

Luxury vehicle maker BMW won’t be signing any supply contracts for lithium and cobalt at least until 2020, when mass-producing electric vehicles (EVs) proves to be profitable... Read More...
23 March 2018 Read more
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