First Cobalt

 Metso Outotec signs deal with First Cobalt
PROCESSING

Metso Outotec to deliver solvent extraction tech to First Cobalt

Plant to produce 25,000 tonnes of high quality cobalt sulphate a year

15 October 2021

 Metso Outotec wins First Cobalt refinery contract
UNDERGROUND MINING

Metso Outotec wins First Cobalt refinery contract

Phase 1 due to begin in fourth quarter of 2022

06 October 2021

 First Cobalt to restart refinery in Ontario, Canada
PROCESSING

First Cobalt to raise US$45M to restart Ontario cobalt refinery

Refinery has been on care and maintenance since 2015

25 August 2021

 First Cobalt's facility near Toronto, Ontario in Canada
PROCESSING

First Cobalt extracts metals from black mass

Company is undertaking leaching tests on black mass

23 July 2021

Crystalliser consists of heat exchangers, pumps, piping, dryers and evaporators
PROCESSING

First Cobalt awards sulphate crystalliser contract

Crystalliser will produce cobalt sulphate

17 May 2021

 First Cobalt's Iron Creek project in Idaho, USA
PROCESSING

First Cobalt awarded US cobalt research funding

First Cobalt aims to build a modern underground mining operation

28 April 2021

 First Cobalt is aiming to produce cobalt sulphate, providing a North American alternative to product out of China, for the EV market
TECHNOLOGY

First Cobalt secures flexible offtake deal

Deal covers up to 100% of production.

30 March 2021

 Construction of the plant is due to commence in mid-2021
OPERATIONS

First Cobalt signs 'pivotal' Glencore supply deal

First Cobalt's strategy is to produce the world's most sustainable cobalt for EVs.

12 January 2021

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