Nov 24, 2020
The attitude towards cobalt mined by artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM) has come a long way in just a few short years. Once under the spotlight by end users as a questionable, high-risk source of cobalt, but more recently under the spotlight as an increasingly safe, stable and traceable source of cobalt.
Nov 23, 2020
Volkswagen has joined the “Cobalt for Development” initiative and is thus supporting efforts to minimize these risks.
Nov 23, 2020
Congolese mining company Entreprise Générale du Cobalt, or EGC, signed an offtake agreement with commodity trading group Trafigura in a bid to fomalise artisanal and small-scale cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Nov 5, 2020
Jubilee has concluded further copper tailings transactions to secure the rights to an additional approximately 115 Mt of copper and cobalt.
Sep 8, 2020
More than two-thirds of the world’s cobalt supply comes from the DRC with a significant portion extracted by ASM.
Aug 24, 2020
The Fair Cobalt Alliance (FCA) was launched in August 2020 in the Democratic Republic of Congo in response to poor economic, social and working conditions for many mining communities in the cobalt supply chain.
Jul 21, 2020
Listen to a recording of the webinar hosted by Mining Review Africa and DRC Mining Week, which delved into the responsible sourcing of the DRC’s 3T’s (tin, tungsten and tantalum) and cobalt – which are critical battery raw materials.
Jul 7, 2020
Power Metal Resources is progressing its exploration programme at its 70%-owned Kisinka copper-cobalt project in the DRC.