US government clarifies Foreign Entities of Concern, widening the door for Australian Critical Minerals
Final definitions on Foreign Entities of Concern (FEOC) were released by the US Department of Treasury on December 1, 2023. These definitions have clarified sourcing restrictions and associated access to US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). Critical minerals, constituent materials, battery components or EVs that breach FEOC guidelines will be excluded from receiving IRA-related benefits.
Queensland University of Technology, Cobalt Blue and Advancement of Australian Battery Making
Cobalt Blue visited the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Advanced Battery Facility in Brisbane during October 2023. QUT and Cobalt Blue are supporting the development of Australia’s battery making capabilities.
Cobalt Blue Joins Australian Critical Minerals Delegation to the Republic of Korea, October 2022
Cobalt Blue again participated in the Australian Critical Minerals Delegation to the Republic of Korea, with this visit held on 11-14 October 2022. The Delegation was led by Senator the Hon Don Farrell (Australian Minister for Trade and Tourism) and his counterpart, Minister Lee (Korean Minister for Trade, Energy and Industry).
Roy Butler MP Visits Pyrite Hill, October 2022
Roy Butler is the Member for Barwon, a vast north-west rural electorate of 356,292 square kilometres and the state's largest, covering 44.5% of New South Wales. In October 2022, he returned for a visit to the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant, this time touring Pyrite Hill with our Demonstration Plant Manager, Adam Randall.
SITE VISIT: EnviroKey visit the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) for ecological surveys
Ecologists from EnviroKey were on site at the BHCP in July 2022 to undertake detailed ecological surveys within the proposed area of disturbance. This was their second fieldwork campaign following initial site investigations undertaken in March and April this year.
Cobalt Blue: Joint research project investigates cobalt extraction from mine tailings in Queensland
Electric Vehicles could one day be powered from the waste of North West Queensland copper mines as part of a new joint research project involving the Queensland government, University of Queensland and Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd.
Media Release: Cobalt Blue Attends Landmark Meeting with Korean President to Discuss Ethical Supply of Cobalt
Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) participated in a critical minerals supply chain discussion with Korean President Moon Jae In and other senior Korean government officials, with a view to supplying ethical cobalt to Korea from its Broken Hill Cobalt Project.