• The U.S. Doubles Down On Domestic Lithium Production

    In a 9 billion joint venture with the DRC government China got the rights to the vast copper and cobalt resources of the North Kivu in exchange for providing 6 billion worth of infrastructure

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  • How tech is revolutionising the mining industryBBC News

    Jul 10 2018 · BBC News Navigation. Sections. Home The world s first VR blast wall was installed at Glencore s Mopani Copper Mines in 2016 stepped up to reduce the prevalence of children mining cobalt

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  • The precious metal sparking a new gold rushBBC News

    Jul 26 2018 · Cobalt consumption is expected to exceed 122 000 tonnes this year up from about 75 000 tonnes in 2011 according to CRU. The price per pound (the measure used for cobalt) has risen above 40 this

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  • The hidden costs of cobalt miningThe Washington Post

    Feb 28 2018 · The hidden costs of cobalt mining. The mineral is essential for the lithium-ion batteries found in smartphones and many electric vehicles.

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  • The Woman Shaking Up the Diamond Industry The New Yorker

    8 days ago · The Woman Shaking Up the Diamond Industry. Eira Thomas s company has used radical new methods to find some of the biggest uncut gems in history.

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  • Children mining cobalt in Democratic Republic of Congo

    Mar 05 2018 · A CBS News investigation has found child labor being used in the dangerous mining of cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The mineral cobalt

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  • Vanadium Miners News For The Month Of August 2018

    Aug 29 2018 · He explained in an interview with Mining Weekly Online that a solution needs to be an energy-intensive one which he says can be found in adopting vanadium redox

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  • US tech giants sued over DRC cobalt mine child labour

    Dec 17 2019 · US tech giants sued over DRC cobalt mine child labour deaths. Legal complaint lists Apple Dell Microsoft Tesla and Google s parent company Alphabet as defendants.

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  • Cobalt the heart of darkness in the shiny electric car story

    Dec 02 2017 · A "creuseur" descends into a tunnel at the mine in Kawama. About 100 000 cobalt miners in Congo use hand tools to dig hundreds of feet underground with

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  • No cobalt no Tesla TechCrunch

    Jan 01 2017 · The battery industry uses 42 percent of global cobalt production critical for Lithium-ion cells. Much of the world s supply of cobalt comes out of Africa. Chinese players recently bought

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  • The World s Cobalt Supply Is In JeopardyForbes

    Feb 27 2018 · The World s Cobalt Supply Is in Jeopardy. copper in Zambia and cobalt in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. sitting on a gold mine. Cobalt Supply Shortage Could Boost Prices Even

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  • Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply OilPrice

    MINING is a web-based global mining publication focusing on news and commentary about mining and mineral exploration. Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply. particularly cobalt

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  • The hidden costs of cobalt miningThe Washington Post

    Feb 28 2018 · The hidden costs of cobalt mining. The mineral is essential for the lithium-ion batteries found in smartphones and many electric vehicles.

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  • India readies its prospectors as hunt begins for lithium

    Jul 06 2018 · India readies its prospectors as hunt begins for lithium and cobalt mines abroad The mandate for Nalco HCL and MECL will be to look for and acquire strategic mineral assets abroad particularly those in which India is deficient.

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  • Demand for Congo s cobalt is on the Washington Post

    Feb 21 2019 · Demand for Congo s cobalt is on the rise. So is the scrutiny of mining practices.

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  • One Small Company Is Going to Make Elon Musk Regret His Words

    Aug 17 2017 · Cobalt is essential for producing lithium-ion batteries but it s a really tough metal to get to. Cobalt can t be mined directly. In fact no native cobalt has ever been found on Earth. Instead it s a by-product of copper and nickel mining. And it s only produced in a few places in the world — one of which is literally a perpetual war

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  • Demand for Congo s cobalt is on the rise. So is the

    Feb 21 2019 · Demand for Congo s cobalt is on the rise. So is the scrutiny of mining practices.

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  • MINING Answering Mining s Big Questions

    Answering Mining s Big Questions. The Malaysian state has approved Lynas plan to build facility there after it fulfilled one of the conditions for continuing its operations in the country.

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  • Extraction and Refining of the Platinum Metals

    Africa. This led to the formation in 1931 of Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited to work these deposits and this company remains to this day the only platinum producer in South Africa and the only major producer in the world whose prime activity is the extraction of the platinum metals. From the outset Johnson Matthey

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  • Major Mines Projects KCC Mine

    Jan 08 2018 · Tilwezembe Mine is located about 20 km to the east of Kolwezi. Figure 4 shows the location of the deposits. Within the Kolwezi Nappe each of the project areas T17 Mine KTO KOV Mine and Mashamba East Mine contain fragments with intact successions of Series Des Mines lithologies which host the copper and cobalt mineralization.

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  • 9 Top Graphite-mining Countries INN

    In 2018 China was the largest graphite-mining nation by a wide margin followed by Brazil and Canada. Find out which other countries made the list.

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  • The hidden costs of cobalt miningThe Washington Post

    Feb 28 2018 · The hidden costs of cobalt mining. The mineral is essential for the lithium-ion batteries found in smartphones and many electric vehicles.

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  • China s electric cars Can they drive Chilean copper

    Jul 29 2019 · China s electric cars Can they drive Chilean copper Growing demand for battery storage and lithium could be a silver lining for Chile s mining industry.

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  • The Ocean Could Be the New Gold Rush

    Jul 13 2016 · The bottom of the world s ocean contains vast supplies of precious metals and other resources including gold diamonds and cobalt. Now as the first deep-sea mining

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  • Demand for Congo s cobalt is on the rise. So is the

    Feb 21 2019 · Demand for Congo s cobalt is on the rise. So is the scrutiny of mining practices.

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  • The toll of the cobalt mining industry on health and the

    Mar 06 2018 · Cobalt mining s dangerous impact on workers and the environment. Some women complained about the physical nature of the work with one describing hauling 110-pound sacks of cobalt

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  • Children as young as seven mining cobalt used in

    Jan 18 2016 · Children as young as seven are working in perilous conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to mine cobalt that ends up in smartphones cars and computers sold to millions across the

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  • Explainer These six metals are key to a low-carbon future

    Cobalt a silver-grey metal produced mainly as byproduct of copper and nickel mining is another essential component of the cathode in lithium-ion batteries also has diverse uses in other industrial and military applications.. Nickel is another ingredient needed for batteries and is expected to form an ever-larger proportion of future batteries. . Nickel is already widely used elsewhere

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  • The Most Important Commodity You Won t Hear ANYTHING

    The Most Important Commodity You Won t Hear ANYTHING About NEW REPORT "Cobalt is the Least Discussed Commodity "Cobalt is the Least Discussed Commodity Ever And most importantly we ve found three stocks that will get you started on your way to making some extra cash on cobalt. To receive this report and the stock picks that come

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  • Amnesty warns on use of child labour in cobalt mining

    Nov 15 2017 · Amnesty warns on use of child labour in cobalt mining. More than half of the world s supplies of cobalt come from the DRC sub-Saharan Africa s biggest nation. As much as 20 per cent is

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  • Clean electric cars are built on pollution in Congo

    Jul 26 2017 · Africa Asia Pacific coltan copper and cobalt. it is hard to verify whether cobalt from these mines is entering a supply chain of dizzying complexity which may involve mines in Congo

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  • Zimbabwe faces mining-asset seizure over canceled joint

    Dec 18 2019 · Z imbabwe which is banking on investment in its natural resources to arrest an economic free-fall faces having the assets of the state mining company seized after a final appeal of a 2014 arbitration ruling failed.. Companies linked to British Islands-based Amari Holdings Ltd. won the right to seize assets worth 65.9 million in compensation for Zimbabwe Mining Development Corp. s

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  • Meet Dorsen 8 who mines cobalt to make your Sky News

    Feb 27 2017 · Meet Dorsen 8 who mines cobalt to make your smartphone work. A Sky News investigation has found children as young as four working in Congolese mines where cobalt is

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  • Anglo Finds Returns Outweigh Risks as It Renews Africa

    Nov 07 2018 · The storied mining company founded by Ernest Oppenheimer in Johannesburg a century ago is devoting a third of its exploration budget to the continent including searching for copper and cobalt

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  • Official Site of Copper Development Association Inc. (USA)

    The Copper Development Association Inc. (CDA) is the market development engineering and information services arm of the copper industry chartered to enhance and expand markets for copper and its alloys in North America. CDA s website is an excellent resource for information about copper copper alloys and their many uses and benefits.

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  • Deaths at Glencore s Mine Put Spotlight on Illegal Mining

    Jun 28 2019 · Death Toll at Glencore s Mine Puts Spotlight on Illegal Mining By . William Clowes on Glencore s cobalt and copper mine extreme lengths to break into mine sites in Africa

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