By Nicholas – Published on December 7, 2017
This year the Mines & Money conference in London was a target for protests by a wide range of concerned persons. Some of the most common criticisms that are leveled against big miners is that their operations destroy water systems, and displace native communities. They are also accused of not...
By Nicholas – Published on November 22, 2017
By now pretty everyone knows two things about Electric Vehicles (EV's), and the elements that make them possible. Firstly, there isn't supply of them at the moment, and secondly, many of them come from places that aren't stable. Cobalt and The Democratic Republic of the Congo illustrate...
By Nicholas – Published on October 1, 2017
Mining is generally thought of as a for profit enterprise, and not as a public service. But in reality, mining operations extract vital minerals that allow for social progress to take place. The national governments of both Canada and Australia have both made investments in mines that produce...
By Nicholas – Published on September 25, 2017
There is a huge problem looming for some of the most advanced companies in the world. Unfortunately, the mining culture that developed over the last hundred years or so didn't take into account the instability that exists in areas where commercial mining rights aren't taken...
By Nicholas – Published on September 23, 2017
Tesla Motors is known for making drop dead sexy electric cars that can spank most of their gas powered competitors. But what may be an equally profitable market for the company is the shift toward using renewable power sources in electrical grids around the world. In February of this year AES...
By Nicholas – Published on September 8, 2017
The world has seen the price of cobalt rise fiercely over the last few years. If the growth of projects like Tesla's Gigafactory are any indication of what is to come, industry is going to need huge supplies of cobalt. Until recently cobalt wasn't mined directly, as the byproducts of other...
By Nicholas – Published on August 26, 2017
The world appears to be hungry for fresh supplies of cobalt, and First Cobalt Corp. (FCC, TSX-V), recently entered into a definitive merger agreement with CobalTech Mining (CSK, TSX-V). This move, which still has a few hurdles to get past, would create a very interesting junior mining company. The...
Published on August 15, 2017
00:00:05 We're next up we're going to talk about Cobalt. The first question is hopefully everyone is read and is aware that Cobalt is very special. It comes usually as a by-product. It's hard to invest in it in a company. Where is the future of Cobalt going to come...
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