Heather is an experienced freelance writer and has been frequently published, both in print and in online media. After years of working as a professional in various industries, including finance and sales and marketing, she decided to document her lessons and observations, and now writes freelance full time, covering mining and resources, real estate and banking and mortgages. Heather has a degree in English literature from Bishop’s University and a Professional Writing Certificate from Centennial College. Heather is also a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists.
Bloomberg reported that cobalt producers are urging the DRC government to lift a ban on cobalt exports. According the cobalt producers, there is not the proper infrastructure in place, including electricity to support this initiative
OM Group (NYSE:OMG) announced that they have divested their cobalt business to a joint venture between Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., Lundin Mining Corporation and La Generale des Carrieres et des Mines (Gecamines) for $325 million.