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First Cobalt Corporation


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    COBALT: First Cobalt produces battery grade cobalt sulphate

    April 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has successfully produced a battery grade cobalt sulphate at its refinery near the town of Cobalt. The refinery has the potential to produce up to 2,000 tonnes of cobalt product per year or more

  • COBALT: First Cobalt extends Iron Creek mineralization by 150 metres

    March 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto has drilled its deepest hole to date at the Iron Creek cobalt project between Challis and Salmon. The hole reached a depth of 611 metres and confirmed that mineralization in the No Name

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    MINING PEOPLE: Eriez and First Cobalt

    February 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PENNSYLVANIA – Jaisen Kohmuench of Eriez has been selected as the 2018 Frank F. Aplan Award winner. He is the company’s senior director of Asia-Pacific operations and strategy. Kohmuench was chosen for his contributions to applied research, engineering development, and

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    COBALT: First Cobalt extends mineralization at Iron Creek

    February 13, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    IDAHO – First Cobalt has extended copper-cobalt mineralization along strike at both its Waite zone and No Name zone, part of its Iron Creek cobalt project in Idaho. The Toronto-based company is reporting four holes it drilled west of the project’s

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    COBALT: First Cobalt tests feedstock for refinery

    January 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. reports on the feedstock testing at its cobalt refinery in the town of Cobalt. Tests have assessed the suitability of cobalt hydroxide as a feedstock, and the results are promising. The company says the

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    COBALT: First Cobalt advances Iron Creek

    January 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. is creating programs to address permitting and environmental baseline studies at its Iron Creek cobalt project 40 km southwest of the town of Salmon. Brown and Caldwell has been engaged to provide permitting guidance

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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