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Cobalt crunch? Dealing with the battery industry’s looming supply challenges for cobalt

By Florian Mayr

The global battery market is booming. Car makers all over the world are pledging to electrify their fleets completely or to a large extent in the coming years. 2,037 more words

Global Markets: Automakers 'waking up too late' as China takes control of cobalt world's supply

The auto industry is “waking up too late” to the fact that China will hold most of the world’s supply of battery raw material cobalt, Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of top producer of the metal Glencore, said on Tuesday according to a Reuters report. 522 more words

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Here Are the Firms Feeding China's Battery Revolution

Source: bloomberg New

China is spearheading the auto world’s push toward electrification, a shift that is transforming once-niche materials like cobalt and lithium into hot commodities. 1,096 more words


Samsung in Talks for Multi-Year Cobalt Deal From Congo

By William Clowes and Sam Kim

Samsung C&T Corp., an affiliate of the world’s biggest smartphone maker, is in talks for a multi-year deal to buy cobalt from a Congolese miner, joining Apple Inc. 397 more words


This Commodity Investor Is Hoarding the World’s Cobalt Supply

By Mark Burton

Anthony Milewski was among the first investors to realize that if electric-vehicle sales take off the way automakers expect, the world is going to need a lot more cobalt—an essential ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. 920 more words


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* This is my article in BusinessWorld last March 01, 2018.

Many people are enamored — and rightly so — with consumer electronics and gadgets like smartphones, iPads, laptops, and so on. 591 more words


How can you be blue?

My clear Québec cobalt skies,

looking down on you…