Cobalt mining for lithium ion batteries has a high human

Workers including children labor in harsh and dangerous conditions to meet the world s soaring demand for cobalt a mineral essential to powering electric vehicles laptops and smartphones according to an investigation by The Washington Post

10 Top Cobalt mining Countries by Production

4 days ago Cobalt mining is hot and getting hotter Here are the 10 top cobalt producing countries of 2016 based on US Geological Survey numbers

Children mining cobalt in Democratic Republic of Congo

CBS News finds kids doing dangerous manual labor at mines in the Congo where most of the world s cobalt is unearthed

Cobalt is the unlikely hero of financial markets right now

27 Apr 2017 The hottest thing in the markets right now is an obscure metal mined in There are serious concerns about how cobalt is mined in the DRC

The Rise and Fall of a Mining Camp Cobalt Mining

At that time no one dreamt that silver mining in Cobalt and gold mining on the northern fringes of the Clay Belt in Kirkland Lake and further north in Timmins

Community rights widely abused by cobalt mining in

18 Apr 2016 About half of all mined cobalt comes from DRC mainly from the province of Katanga The mining takes place close to towns and villages

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Comprehensive information on Cobalt stocks mining companies and prices The latest Cobalt investment information and news

Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the world 39 s production of cobalt copper diamond tantalum tin and gold as

First Cobalt to Acquire Rights to Historic Canadian Cobalt

16 Mar 2017 quot This strategic transaction provides First Cobalt with a dominant land position in a historic mining district with outstanding infrastructure that has

Apple trying to abolish child labour in cobalt mines in the

This child being abused in a cobalt mine is why Apple is trying to fix the mining business Jim Edwards May 14 2017 8 13 AM 2 078 facebook middot linkedin

Cobalt mining for lithium ion batteries has a high human

30 Sep 2016 An estimated 100 000 cobalt miners in Congo use hand tools to dig hundreds of feet underground with little oversight and few safety measures

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Mining Cobalt in Africa Most of the cobalt in the world is mined in Africa It is mainly produced as a by product of platinum and nickel mining operations Most of

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16 Jul 2017 Cobalt which is primarily extracted as a by product of nickel and copper ores is mined in large quantities in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Savannah project is a nickel copper cobalt Ni Cu Co mine located in Western Australia 39 s East Kimberley region The site is fully owned by the Australian

Children work long hours in cobalt mining Sky

11 May 2017 Children continue to work long hours in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo risking their lives

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Katanga Mining Hoping to Become World 39 s Largest

7 Apr 2017 Katanga Mining is mining copper and cobalt producer in the DRC hoping to one day become the world 39 s largest cobalt producer

The hidden costs of cobalt mining The Washington Post

Photojournalist Lena Mucha photographs the environmental and health impact of cobalt mining in the Congo

Idaho Cobalt Mine Mining Technology

The Idaho primary cobalt mine development project is owned by Canada based Formation Metals The project will develop operate and reclaim Read More

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It is the most advanced near term production primary cobalt mine project in Canada with excellent potential for additional cobalt mineralisation throughout

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Mining companies have dug themselves out of a hole The

11 Mar 2017 In November China Molybdenum which is listed in Shanghai became the majority owner of Tenke Fungurume a vast copper and cobalt mine

Child miners aged four at Congo cobalt mine Daily Mail

5 Aug 2017 The cobalt is mined by unregulated labour and transported to Asia where battery manufacturers use it to make their products lighter

High grade cobalt discovery hailed as significant

5 Mar 2017 The discovery of high grade cobalt at an exploration site in South that cobalt was being sourced by small miners who use child labour as well

Cobalt 39 s meteoric rise at risk from Congo 39 s

14 Mar 2017 When commodity prices crashed at the end of 2015 and into 2016 several copper and nickel mines were forced to curtail production Cobalt is

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Children as young as seven mining cobalt used in

Amnesty International says it has traced cobalt used in batteries for brands to mines in DRC where children work in life threatening conditions

Special report Inside the Congo cobalt mines that

27 Feb 2017 It is an essential part of most mobile gadgets sold around the world and demand for cobalt is soaring But the process of extracting the mineral

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Analysis of cobalt mining in the Congo which reveals human rights abuses such as forced relocations of villages water pollution and child labour

Child labour behind smart phone and electric car batteries

19 Jan 2016 Major electronics brands including Apple Samsung and Sony are failing to do basic checks to ensure that cobalt mined by child labourers has

Cobalt mining in Congo Child labor still rife cnn com

Christian has been working with a group of men for the last 24 hours mining for cobalt in shifts The diggers known as creuseurs descend 65 feet underground into a narrow makeshift tunnel equipped with nothing but headlamps and their bare hands

On site visit to cobalt mines in Congo April 2017

7 Jun 2017 Just a couple months ago in April I went to the DRC together with team member Sylvain to continue our quest for more responsibly mined

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CBS News investigation of child labor in African cobalt mines revealed the shocking fact that tens of thousands of children are still growing up without a childhood On Monday we showed you how most of the mineral used to make batteries is unearthed in the Democratic Republic of Congo Many top

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The silver mines of Cobalt and the prospectors and miners who discovered them and worked them left an indelible mark on Canadian history and the town is known as the birthplace of hard rock mining

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25 Jul 2017 Mining employee or creuseur descends into a copper cobalt mine in Kawama Democratic Republic of the Congo where conditions are

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29 Jul 2017 With mining of cobalt and other elements politically and ethically charged the hunt for alternatives is on

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5 Apr 2017 Cobalt is a key element in lithium battery production Previously seen as a byproduct of nickel and copper mines the resource is now used in

Apple Stops Buying Cobalt for iPhones Over Supply Chain

3 Mar 2017 Apple has stopped buying cobalt mined by hand in Congo following reports of child labor and dangerous work conditions there Apple said

Meet Dorsen 8 who mines cobalt to make your smartphone

A Sky News investigation has found children as young as four working in Congolese mines where cobalt is extracted for smartphones Children as young as four

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16 Mar 2017 First Cobalt acquiring rights to historic Silver Centre mines

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1 Jan 2017 The Tenke Fungurume mine is one of the world 39 s largest known cobalt resources The concessions are located in the Katanga province in the

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Los Cobalt Mines Los Ljusdal Hälsingland Sweden Los cobalt mines are located 2 1 km NNV of Los church and occur in an area over a length of appr

Cobaltech Mining

CobalTech Mining Inc is a cobalt exploration company with assets in Cobalt Ontario Canada The Company owns a strategically located land package in the

The rush for cobalt in Cobalt Ont Mining

25 Mar 2017 More than a dozen mining companies are staking out claims in Cobalt Ont as price of the mineral with the same name rises

cobalt USGS Mineral Resources Program

With the exception of negligible amounts of byproduct cobalt produced from mining operations in Missouri and Montana the United States did not mine or refine

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26 Dec 2016 2016 was quite a good year for cobalt and the cobalt miners however I think 2017 can be just as good if not better Cobalt is currently the most

Kumi 39 s response to the Sky News feature on cobalt mining

27 Feb 2017 Kumi 39 s response to the Sky News feature on child labour and community health issues associated with cobalt production in the Democratic

Cobalt Mine Chatham Connecticut Mineralogical Society

The old cobalt mine in Chatham is one of the many diverse types of metal deposit in New England which have in times past enticed speculative persons into

Glencore in pole position to benefit from growing cobalt

1 Mar 2017 Heightened ownership of the Mutanda and Katanga mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC puts cobalt in a strong potential

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eCobalt Solutions eCobalt or the Company is a well established Canadian mineral exploration and mine development company

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