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Sourcing material for a clean energy future

Even many politicians are now stressing the importance of transitioning to clean energy. This means more solar panels, large-scale batteries, electric vehicles (EVs) and wind turbines. It means more demand for materials that make such technology possible.

U.S. sanctions on Cuban cobalt end up hurting Canadian supplier

Panasonic has concerns that cobalt delivered to the company was mined in Cuba. As a result of its concerns, the company has suspended its business relationship with Sherritt International Corp., a Canadian company.

Tesla cutting amount of cobalt in EV batteries to near zero

Tesla’s improving battery technology has culminated in its latest generation of battery cells, the 2170 li-ion cells. Tesla has continued to reduce the cobalt content per battery pack by 59 percent without the loss of thermal stability.

Canada's small mineral miners will benefit from EV battery boom

The developers of Canadian lithium and cobalt mines are in a perfect position to benefit from a round of investments from the makers of electric vehicles and the batteries that power them.

Researchers: New crystalline material absorbs, stores oxygen

Odense - Danish researchers have developed a synthesized crystalline materials capable of absorbing, storing and later releasing oxygen whenever needed.

Thousands flee from Congolese ethnic-cleansing campaigns

Thousands of Congolese refugees are fleeing from killing-raids in ongoing warfare which has already killed 5-million people. The raids by the Ugandan Lords' Resistance Army now concentrate on killing all the villagers and torching their homes.
 

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COBALT CHEMICALS ARE USED TO MANUFACTURE RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES. This application represents
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COBALT CHEMICALS ARE USED TO MANUFACTURE RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES. This application represents the single largest use for cobalt and the primary driver of the market.
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Have you ever wondered where the cobalt in your Smartphone comes from? More often than not  from the...
Have you ever wondered where the cobalt in your Smartphone comes from? More often than not, from the Congo, with children as young as seven years old doing the mining.
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Toyota EV-86 with the battery pack in the rear.
Toyota EV-86 with the battery pack in the rear.
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Taiwan Panasonic home appliances shop
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