Cobalt

Cobalt alliance aims to improve mining conditions
BMW aims for end-to-end sustainable battery cycle
In cars, the trick is to produce a battery that is powerful, light and long range © Bloomberg/Getty Images
Tech briefing: the lure of lithium-ion batteries
Samsung signs five-year cobalt supply deal with Glencore
Tech giants sued over child deaths in cobalt mines
This follows Volvo Cars first launch of a fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge. © Volvo Car Corporation
Volvo to use blockchain for cobalt supply chain
Blockchain pilot launched to boost cobalt transparency
More than half of the world’s cobalt is sourced from the DRC, of which 20% comes from small or artisanal mines ©Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
Buyers urged to visit cobalt mines to tackle corruption and labour abuses
More than half of the world’s cobalt is sourced from the DRC, of which 20% comes from small or artisanal mines ©Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
LME to introduce cobalt auditing rules
Tesla, whose founder Elon Musk launched his car into space, said there was very little cobalt in its vehicle batteries ©SpaceX
Tesla expands minerals supply chain for Model 3
The average artisanal miner digs three bags a day © Getty
E-tagging and selfies to prove provenance
Cobalt to be tracked from small-scale mines