Tag: Umicore

February 13, 2020

Cobalt Uses: Batteries and More

Cobalt is currently best known as an important ingredient in lithium-ion batteries, but there are plenty of other cobalt uses...
February 10, 2020

Glencore Signs Cobalt Supply Deal with Samsung SDI

The five year deal will see Glencore supply Samsung SDI with up to 21,000 metric tons of cobalt contained in...
February 4, 2020

Glencore’s Cobalt Production Up in 2019, Guidance Down for 2020

The increase in Glencore's 2019 production was primarily due to Katanga’s ramp up, and came despite Mutanda’s early closure.
January 15, 2020

EV Maker Tesla in Talks to Ink Cobalt Supply Deal with Glencore

Tesla’s US$5 billion EV plant in Shanghai delivered its first cars last month, and has a capacity of about 150,000...
December 25, 2019

Cobalt Outlook 2020: A Crucial Year for EV Production

Cobalt prices trended down in 2019, but what is the cobalt outlook for the year ahead? Analysts share their thoughts...
December 12, 2019

Cobalt Trends 2019: Market Volatility Reigns

What happened in the cobalt market this year? Here's a look at the major cobalt trends in 2019, from declining...
December 4, 2019

SK Innovation Signs Long-term Cobalt Supply Deal with Glencore

The top cobalt producer will supply SK Innovation with up to 30,000 tonnes of cobalt contained in hydroxide between 2020...