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EV Makers Join Forces to “Drive Sustainability” in Cobalt Mining

A group of carmakers will set up a Raw Materials Observatory to assess the risks posed by crucial elements such as cobalt in the automotive sector

EV Makers Join Forces to “Drive Sustainability” in Cobalt Mining
Introducing the Cobalt Industry Risk Assessment Framework (CIRAF)

The Cobalt Industry Risk Assessment Framework (CIRAF) will enable member companies, and the cobalt industry more generally, to conduct enhanced risk management in line with industry good practice and global standards focused on the responsible sourcing of minerals.

Introducing the Cobalt Industry Risk Assessment Framework (CIRAF)
A new generation of fertilizers based on metal nanoparticles, including cobalt, expected to produce macro-harvests

Russian scientists have developed a new generation of innovative fertilizers that, they say, are capable of increasing crop productivity by 25 per cent

A new generation of fertilizers based on metal nanoparticles, including cobalt, expected to produce macro-harvests
The President of the Cobalt Institute talks about the cobalt market in a recent interview with Investing News

The President of the Cobalt Institute, David Weight, addressed some of the current core topics within the cobalt industry sector

The President of the Cobalt Institute talks about the cobalt market in a recent interview with Investing News
Democratic Republic of Congo pledges to end child labour in mines

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) acknowledged that children are working in artisanal cobalt mines

Democratic Republic of Congo pledges to end child labour in mines
Renault-Nissan Joins the Electric Car Race in China

The Renault-Nissan Alliance plans to make electric vehicles in China in partnership with local automaker Dongfeng Motor

Renault-Nissan Joins the Electric Car Race in China
Nordic Chemicals Summit 2017

Second annual meeting about progressive and innovative chemicals management organized by Chemical Watch

Nordic Chemicals Summit 2017
3rd Summit Meeting on Chemical Regulations in Asia Pacific

The meeeting will open on 20 September in Hangzhou (China)

3rd Summit Meeting on Chemical Regulations in Asia Pacific
US Workshop: Chemical Regulations in China, Korea and EU

The workshop will take place in Washington DC on Thursday 14 September from 9 am to 16 pm

US Workshop: Chemical Regulations in China, Korea and EU
First Quantum Minerals announces its intention to place Ravensthore Nickel Operation on Care and Maintenance

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. ("First Quantum" or the "Company", TSX Symbol "FM") today announced its intention to suspend operations at its Ravensthorpe nickel operation, in Western Australia

First Quantum Minerals announces its intention to place Ravensthore Nickel Operation on Care and Maintenance
CI Communications Receives a Boost

​The CI is delighted to welcome Ms Rocio Troncoso to the CI as the new Communications and PR Officer.

Responsible Sourcing

CI announces new partnership to strengthen responsible cobalt guidance and tools.

Responsible Sourcing
Lithium-ion Battery Recycling

American Manganese is developing a new technology for the recycling of spent cathode materials used in lithium ion batteries.

Future Technologies: Embedding carbon nanotubes with cobalt nanoparticles

Exciting new research has highlighted the vast potential of embedding carbon nanotubes with cobalt nanoparticles.

Future Technologies: Embedding carbon nanotubes with cobalt nanoparticles
Three biomedical applications that cobalt ferrite can help improve

Cobalt ferrite nanoparticles have vast potential in producing new drug delivery systems, treating hypothermia and increasing the resolution of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Three biomedical applications that cobalt ferrite can help improve

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