Tag: cobalt suppliers

March 13, 2018

Samsung Joins the Race for Long-term Cobalt Supply Deals

Samsung C&T, an affiliate of smartphone maker Samsung, has approached Somika to buy cobalt produced at its Kisanfu mine in...
February 21, 2018

Apple Seeking Long-term Cobalt Supply Deals Directly with Miners

The iPhone maker is looking to sign long-term supply deals for cobalt, a key element in the lithium-ion batteries used...
February 14, 2018

LME Steps Up Efforts to Ban Cobalt Suppliers Using Child Labor

The London Metal Exchange may ban companies from trading cobalt and other metals if they fall short of responsible sourcing...
March 20, 2013

Is Zambia the Next Cobalt Hotspot?

Glencore is making a bet on Zambian cobalt — will other miners move to tap the nation’s significant potential?