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 the Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She received her Certificate in Editing in 2013.
Tesla Motors and its lithium-ion battery gigafactory definitely stole the show in the cobalt market this past year. Looking forward, it appears that increased demand from that facility and others will begin to push the market into deficit.
Business in Cameroon reported that Geovic Cameroon plc, a subsidiary of Geovic Mining Corp. (TSX:GMC), has set aside plans to mine bauxite, cobalt and manganese at the Nkamouna project in East Cameroon’s Lomié district.
Analyst Simon Moores said in a Benchmark Mineral Intelligence report that Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), LG Chem Ltd. (KRX:051910) and Foxconn Technology Co. Ltd. (TPE:2354) are all in the midst of building “battery super-plants for the electric vehicle (EV) market.”
Writing for Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, analyst Simon Moores reported that the construction of Tesla Motors Inc.’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Nevada-based gigafactory is “up to one year ahead of schedule as preparation for the site continued in Q4 2014 at an accelerated pace.”
Nordion Inc., a business unit of Sterigenics International LLC, announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement under which its partner, Bruce Power Limited Partnership, will supply it with cobalt-60.