With demand side pressure growing rapidly, security of cobalt supply continues to be a major concern for lithium ion battery producers and OEMs.
This coupled with increased scrutiny of cobalt sourcing across the entire supply chain following the well publicised illegal mining practices including human rights violations in the DRC has led to significant interest in cobalt development projects outside of the volatile African nation.
Following a recent site visit to eCobalt’s, Idaho Cobalt Project Benchmark Mineral Intelligence’s Caspar Rawles met with President and CEO, Paul Farquharson . . .