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First Cobalt Corporation


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    COBALT: First Cobalt begins tests for restarting refinery

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has begun testing cobalt hydroxide material as feedstock for its refinery in Cobalt. SGS Canada has been retained to assess the suitability of different feed materials using the current refinery flowsheet. Last month the

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    VIDEO: First Cobalt offers tour of refinery

    October 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Take a few minutes to learn about the inner workings of the cobalt refinery that First Cobalt might restarted.

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    COBALT: First Cobalt considers restart of refinery

    October 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Three independent studies done for First Cobalt of Toronto all support starting the cobalt refinery in the town of the same name. The studies looked at capital requirements, operating costs, permit renewal timelines, potential feedstock sources, and offtake

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    First Cobalt tables initial resource at Iron Creek in Idaho

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    First Cobalt (TSXV: FCC; US-OTC: FTSSF) has tabled its first resource estimate for its 100%-owned Iron Creek cobalt project in Idaho. The project contains 29.6 million tonnes grading 0.08% cobalt and 0.3% copper or 0.11% cobalt equivalent for 45 million lb.

  • Technology Metals Snapshot: Eight juniors step up to meet the tech-metal challenge

    July 18, 2018 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    The wider use globally of advanced technologies such as electric vehicles has led to a boom in juniors developing technology-metal assets, with an emphasis on lithium, cobalt, vanadium and rare earths. Here is a look at eight such juniors active

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    COBALT: First Cobalt doubles length of Kerr zone

    May 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s First Cobalt Corp. says recent drilling has allowed it to trace the mineralization of the recently discovered Kerr #2 zone to twice what it was before. The zone extends over 200 metres. The Kerr #2 zone is

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    COBALT: First Cobalt begins testing refinery residue, waste piles

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-headquartered First Cobalt Corp. has begun metallurgical testing of high grade refinery residue and crushed waste at its mill in Cobalt. This study could provide the company with an early source of cash flow. Testing will be done

  • COBALT: First Cobalt offers $150M for US Cobalt

    March 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – First Cobalt is making an all-share offer for U.S. Cobalt of Vancouver. The deal is worth an estimated $149.9 million. First Cobalt is offering to exchange each U.S. Cobalt share for 1.5 First Cobalt shares. The exchange ratio

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    COBALT: More high grades from Bellellen for First Cobalt

    February 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto has confirmed the presence of high grade cobalt-nickel mineralization at the historic Bellellen mine at the former town of Silver Centre. The best grades came from the known vein system south of the

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    First Cobalt finds new mineralization at Keeley

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    First Cobalt (TSXV: FCC; US-OTC: FTSSF) has found near-surface disseminated cobalt and silver mineralization outside the veins that were the focus of historic underground mining at its Keeley project near Cobalt, Ontario. Drill hole KF-WV-0013, in the southern portion of the

  • Feature

    Juniors fueling new cobalt rush in Northern Ontario

    February 1, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Cobalt is the new gold

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    COBALT: First Cobalt completes first phase of muck pile sampling program

    January 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto says it has completed the initial phase of muck pile sampling at its properties in the Cobalt camp. Over 400 samples were collected from two different geological settings – in  the north near