A Vancouver native, Charlotte recently graduated from Simon Fraser University, where she majored in English and Humanities. During her time there, SFU’s Writing and Communications program caught her attention, and she began working towards a Certificate in Editing. After completing an editorial internship at Vancouver’s Western Living magazine in the fall of 2010, she knew that she wanted to pursue editing further.
Charlotte started working for Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She holds a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University, which she completed in 2013.
Metal Bulletin reported that low-grade cobalt prices have risen on the back of news that Eurasian Natural Resources Corp.’s (LSE:ENRC) Zambia-based Chambishi cobalt operation will be running at 50-percent capacity for up to six weeks.
Gateway Mining Ltd. (ASX:GML) announced the completion of a reverse-circulation drill program at its flagship Gidgee project, located in Western Australia. Drilling was focused at the Cup prospect area.
The Financial Times reported that the $2-billion cobalt industry, which for over two decades has used Metal Bulletin price assessments as a benchmark for transactions, is now switching over to the London Metal Exchange contract. Though the move is not expected to happen overnight, it is being described as “inevitable.”
Metal Bulletin reported that attendees of the Nickel & Cobalt Conference, held recently in Chengdu, China, said that they have seen no signs of improvement in cobalt market sentiment in the last two years.
Metal Bulletin reported that Li Jianzhong, general manager of Beijing Easpring Material Technology Co. Ltd. (SHE:300073), said at a Chengdu-based conference that Chinese cobalt smelters can use cell phone batteries as a source of the metal.