Resource Big News Investing: Vatic to Pursue Cannabis Opportunities; International Cobalt Extends Mineralization at Ramsay Cobalt; Grant of Tenements at NXGold’s Mt. Roe Project

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) continued to see significant volatility. On Friday, the market opened lower due to oil price declines after China reported slower economic growth. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, steadily declined all week, but had a slight recovery on Friday. In case you missed it, here is this week’s […]

Cobalt Trends 2018: Prices Fall, Nickel Threat Creeps Up

After a bright 2017, cobalt kicked off the year on the right track, with prices increasing during the first quarter. However, with plenty of news from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), prices declining and the battle for the electric car battery heating up, cobalt lost some momentum. As 2018 comes to a close, the […]

Eight Capital’s 3 Cobalt Stocks to Watch

While cobalt stocks and prices oscillated in 2018, cobalt continues to be a sought-after commodity, with many carmakers and technology companies trying to strike deals directly with miners to secure long-term supply. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Volkswagen (FWB:VOW) and BMW (ETR:BMW) are just some of the companies that have joined the race for cobalt, a key element in […]

Broken Hill Grapples with Cobalt Blue Over Thackaringa Payment

Conflict has arisen between Broken Hill Prospecting (ASX:BPL) and Cobalt Blue (ASX:COB), the two joint venture partners behind the Thackaringa cobalt project in South Australia. The former is currently refusing to contribute a 30-percent share of expected expenditures at the asset, with the root of the dispute dating back to the summer. Feathers were first ruffled when […]

Global Energy Metals Announces Metallurgical Drilling Thickens Cobalt-Copper Sulphide Zone at the Werner Lake Cobalt Project

Global Energy Metals Corporation (TSXV:GEMC) (“Global Energy Metals”, the “Company” and/or “GEMC”) is pleased to report that assay results from metallurgical drill holes 18MET-01 to 18MET-05 have been reported at the Werner Lake Cobalt project (“Werner Lake” and/or the “Project”) located in Ontario, Canada. The multi-phase Werner Lake exploration program is part of a $ 2.5 […]

Cobalt Companies Spurred by Battery Demand Revitalizing Ontario Silver Mines

The electric vehicle (EV) battery market is spurring growing demand in battery metals such as lithium, copper, graphite and cobalt. As cobalt is often found as a byproduct of silver production, cobalt companies in Ontario are turning to old, past-producing silver mines in the province. In a recent article on the town of Cobalt, Ontario […]

BlueBird Begins Exploring Ashburton Cobalt Project

BlueBird Battery Metals (TSXV:BATT) has begun initial exploration at its Ashburton project in Western Australia. The project consists of 4 tenements spanning 189 square kilometres, located along the Talga Fault Zone. As quoted from the press release: The first phase of exploration will consist of ground reconnaissance mapping and sampling focused on areas where historical […]

Resource Big News Roundup: First Cobalt Begins Testing Material for Refinery Restart; Standard Lithium Receives Nasdaq International Designation; Japan Gold Granted Prospecting Rights for its Ikutahara Project, Japan

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) followed its trend from last week and steadily rose. On Friday, the index fell due to a plunge in oil prices. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, steadily rose over the week and dropped on Friday. In case you missed it, here is this week’s resource big news […]

Trent Mell of First Cobalt: Investor Optimism Will Return to the Cobalt Sector

Cobalt, a key element in lithium-ion batteries used to power electric cars, has had an interesting year, with metal prices falling despite a strong demand outlook for the metal. To get more insight on the market, the Investing News Network caught up with Trent Mell, CEO and president of First Cobalt (TSXV:FCC,OTCQX:FTSSF, ASX:FCC), at this […]

Katanga Suspends Cobalt Exports from Kamoto Mine in DRC

Glencore’s (LSE:GLEN) Katanga Mining (TSX:KAT) has suspended cobalt production at its Kamoto mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo after finding high levels of uranium in the ore, the company announced on Tuesday (November 6). Shares of the cobalt and copper producer declined more than 30 percent after the news. Katanga said it plans to […]

Go Cobalt: Developing Energy Metal Projects for the Clean Technology Market

Go Cobalt Mining Corp. (CSE:GOCO) has launched its campaign on the Investing News Network’s Resource channel. Go Cobalt is an exploration company currently developing their copper-cobalt Monster project in the Yukon’s Dawson Mining district. The property hosts iron oxide copper-gold (IOCG) occurrences, which are associated with large cobalt deposits found in Australia and Chile.The property also features an […]

Canada Cobalt Drills 2.28% Cobalt Over 7 Meters at Castle

Canada Cobalt Works Inc. (TSXV:CCW) (OTC pink: CCWOF) (Frankfurt: 4T9B) (the “Company” or “Canada Cobalt”) is pleased to announce that underground drilling on the first level of the Castle mine, specifically targeting cobalt for the first time at this historic silver producer, has returned high-grade cobalt, nickel and silver grades. Highlights from the first three […]

David Anonychuk: Cobalt Regions to Watch Outside the DRC

At this year’s Benchmark Minerals Week’s Cathodes conference in Newport Beach, the Investing News Network sat down with David Anonychuk, managing director of M.Plan International. After giving a brief overview of his main takeaways from the Graphite+Anodes event, including thoughts on graphite demand and new anodes technologies, Anonychuk shared his insight on the cobalt sector. […]

Drilling Confirms Mineralisation at Depth at the Werner Lake Cobalt Project in Ontario, Canada

Global Energy Metals Corporation (TSXV:GEMC) (“Global Energy Metals”, the “Company” and/or “GEMC”) is pleased to announce that following the successful completion of a phase 1 exploration program that partner Marquee Resources Limted (“Marquee”) has confirmed encouraging consistency of data from previous drill campaigns at the Werner Lake Cobalt project (“Werner Lake” and/or the “Project”) located in Ontario, […]

Resource Big News Roundup: Thunderstruck’s Rama Creek Copper-Gold Target Doubles to 1.5 km in Size; First Cobalt Drills 25.7 metres of 0.35% Cobalt at Iron Creek; Centenera Options Out its Organullo Gold Project

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) steadily dropped. On Friday, the index slipped following the drops in the global markets and in crude oil prices. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, continued its trend from last week and dropped. In case you missed it, here is this week’s resource big news roundup: Base:  Tartisan […]

Canada Cobalt Discovers Broad New Mineralized Zones in Drilling 1.5 km East Of Castle Mine

Canada Cobalt Works Inc. (TSXV:CCW) (OTC pink: CCWOF) (Frankfurt: 4T9B) (the “Company” or “Canada Cobalt”) is pleased to announce that drilling 1.5 km east-southeast of the Castle mine, in an under-explored area prospective for a new deposit type, has intersected well-mineralized felsic Archean units at a downhole depth between 77 meters and 163 meters as […]

Deep-South Resources Has Issued 4.2 Million Shares for the Acquisition of 75% of the Kapili Tepe Copper, Nickel, Cobalt and Gold Project in Turkey

Deep-South Resources (TSXV:DSM) (“Deep-South” or “the Company”) announces that it has issued 3.5 million shares to Jeanette Gyldstoff Borg (“Seller”) for the acquisition from Jeanette Gyldstoff Borg of 75% of RCR Quantum (“Quantum”), a Turkish company, which holds the Kapili Tepe project (“Project”) comprising of one (1) mining license and two (2) exploration licenses in the Sivas Province in […]

International Cobalt Provides Blackbird Creek Summer Program Update

International Cobalt Corp. (CSE:CO, FWB:42L, OTCMKTS:COBAF), the “Company” or “International Cobalt”) is pleased to announce that it has received and compiled the results of all soil and rock samples from the property-wide program recently completed on the Company’s 100-percent owned Blackbird Creek Project (the “Property”). The summer soil sampling work has been exceptionally successful in defining […]

Canada Cobalt Works Sees Significant Exploration Potential

In a recent video published by Cobalt Stock Report, Canada Cobalt Works (TSXV:CCW) President and CEO Frank Basa spoke about the exploration potential in the region. He spoke of the company’s position in Ontario’s Cobalt camp, where CCW is the only company to have an open adit as well as access to ore. The company is currently […]

Mineral Resources Buys 10-percent Stake in Cobalt Developer Barra

Australia-based Mineral Resources (ASX:MIN) has purchased a 10-percent stake of cobalt explorer Barra Resources (ASX:BAR), the company announced on Monday (September 10). Mineral Resources, which is focused on iron ore and lithium projects in Western Australia, bought AU$ 2 million shares at a five-day volume-weighted average price of 3.5 cents per share. “As Barra’s new […]

Cobalt Blockchain Inc. Terminates LOI with Noble Mineral Exploration Ltd.

Cobalt Blockchain Inc. (“COBC” or the “Company”) (TSXV:COBC) announces that it has terminated its Letter of Intent dated September 29, 2017 with Noble Mineral Exploration Ltd. (“Noble”) with respect to Noble’s Dargavel Township property (see October 2, 2017 Press Release). On August 27, 2018 Noble announced that it would be unable to provide geological information […]

Cobalt Blockchain Extends Private Placement

Cobalt Blockchain Inc. (“COBC” or the “Company”) (TSXV:COBC) is extending its previously announced brokered equity private placement of up to 12 million common shares at a price of 25 cents per common share, for gross proceeds of up to $ 3-million. In connection with the private placement, the company has agreed to pay IBK Capital Corp. a cash […]

Eastern Iron on Track to Acquire Interest in Mount Cobalt Corridor

Australia-based Eastern Iron (ASX:EFE) has entered into a call option agreement with Heavy Metal Exploration to acquire an interest in the Mount Cobalt Corridor project in Queensland, the company announced on Tuesday (August 28). “The project is in one of the few areas globally with a history of high grade primary cobalt production,” the company […]

Primary Cobalt Announces Change Of Name To “Primary Energy Metals Inc.”

Primary Cobalt Corp. (CSE:PRIM) (“Primary” or the “Company”) is please to announce that it will change its name to “Primary Energy Metals Inc.” Effective at the market open on September 4, 2018, the common shares of the Company are expected to commence trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the new name, and the existing […]

Australian Mines to Acquire Cobalt Project from Jervois

Battery metals miner Australian Mines (ASX:AUZ) is set to acquire the Flemington cobalt-nickel–scandium project from Jervois Mining (ASX:JRV), the company announced on Monday (August 27). Australian Mines will pay an exercised option fee of AU$ 600,000 to Jervois to acquire 100 percent of Flemington, which is one of New South Wales’ most advanced cobalt projects. […]

Phase 1 Exploration Program Commences at Buena Vista Hills Cobalt Project, Pershing County, Nevada

New Tech Lithium Corp (CSE:NTM) is pleased to announce that it has initiated a Phase 1 exploration program at its Buena Vista Hills Cobalt project, located 25 miles southeast of Lovelock, Nevada. The program, with an estimated budget of US $ 250,000, will consist of a review and re-interpretation of a historic airborne magnetic survey, a […]

Canada Cobalt Mobilizes Crews to Potential New Discovery

Canada Cobalt Works Inc. (TSXV:CCW) (OTCPK:TAKRF) (Frankfurt:4T9B) (the “Company” or “Canada Cobalt”) is pleased to announce that as underground drilling on the first level of the Castle mine continues to intersect visible cobalt mineralization, with drilling extended to year-end, the Company has mobilized field crews to a potential new discovery area featuring a large circular […]

Cobalt Blockchain Announces Approval of DRC Cobalt and Copper License, Expects to Commence Minerals Trading

Cobalt Blockchain Inc. (“COBC” or the “Company”) (TSXV:COBC) is pleased to announce that it has received final approval for its application for a cobalt and copper license in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”). The federal Ministry of Mines today certified the license application, renewable after two years, based on the Company’s submissions and the provincial […]

Anthony Milewski: Why Cobalt Still Has a Bright Future

The Investing News Network caught up with Anthony Milewski, CEO of Cobalt 27 Capital (TSXV:KBLT), at this year’s Lithium Supply and Markets conference to get more insight on the cobalt market. Speaking about cobalt supply, Milewski said he expects a number of cobalt projects to come on stream in the next few years, which will […]

Is Cobalt Still Essential to Battery Technology?

Cobalt’s role as a critical material in the booming electric vehicle (EV) batteries market has been the key driver of the cobalt story—pushing prices up four-fold from 2016 to a peak of US$ 93,250 per tonne in April 2018, compared to US$ 13,300 per tonne for lithium. On the supply side, more than half of […]