#Cobalt is one of a new complex of ‘tech-metals’, also known as lifestyle metals, that includes #Lithium and #Vanadium.

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“In December it was around $US31,500 a tonne for #Cobalt metal, it is now sitting around $US36,000 and the predictions are it will continue to rise,” he said.

It is yet to receive the wide spread public notice that #Lithium has in recent years, despite lithium-ion batteries containing more #Cobalt than lithium.

Read more at: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-25/wa-cobalt-project-poised-for-slice-of-battery-storage-pie/8187296

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