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CEO’s Update to Investors

Chief Executive Officer, Joe Kaderavek, provides investors with a recap of the Cobalt Blue business strategy and discusses the current market environment

VIDEO: Virtual Tour of Cobalt Blue’s Cobalt-Nickel Refinery testwork

Embark on a virtual tour and see firsthand Cobalt Blue's commercial feedstock testing at our Technology Development Centre in Broken Hill.

COB - Change of Share Registry Postal Address

COB - Vale Robert McDonald

It is with deep sadness and sincere condolences that the Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX: COB) Board of Directors advises of the sudden and unexpected death of COB non-executive director Rob McDonald

COB - Final Director's Interest Notice - Rob McDonald

Cobalt Blue's Emma Jenkins: A Mentor for Women in Mining

Cobalt Blue is proud to support the involvement of Emma Jenkins (HR Executive – People and Culture) in the Women In Mining Networking (WIMnet) NSW Mentoring Program.

WEBINAR Recording: Update on global EV sales and the outlook for NCM battery cathodes vs LFP

Cobalt Blue Investor Relations Manager Joel Crane and Rho Motion Head of Research Iola Hughs discuss key issues surrounding EV sales in China, North America and Europe as well as breaking down the debate between the competing battery cathode chemistries of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) and nickel cobalt manganese (NCM).  

COB Quarterly Activities Report - March 2024

We are pleased to publish our March 2024 Quarterly Activities Report.

ASX:COB Successful A$5m Placement

Media Release: Australia's First Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Races Forward

Cobalt Blue Looms Large on Global Battery Metals Stage.

Webinar Recording: Cobalt Blue and Regeneration Partnership to Commercialise Mine Waste Deposits - 4 April 2024

Cobalt Blue Project Acquisition Manager Dr Helen Degeling and Investor Relations Manager Joel Crane discuss the recently signed MOU with Regeneration Enterprises. Helen also details the massive, global opportunity for Cobalt Blue’s Waste Steams business.

Market Update: Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Progress

COB is developing the first Cobalt Sulphate Refinery (Refinery Project) in Australia.

Cobalt Blue and Regeneration Announce Partnership to Commercialise and Restore Mine Waste Deposits

Australia Answers the Call: Proposed Cobalt Blue Refinery to Meet US & EU Battery Metal Demand

Cobalt Blue is positioned to provide one of the first Australian-domiciled responses to the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the EU Critical Raw Minerals Act (CRMA). The proposed Cobalt-Nickel Refinery is a key building block for supplying responsibly sourced battery raw materials, empowering Allied Nations in the Energy Transition.

WEBINAR recording: Investor Update - Tuesday 5 March 2024

COB Management provide an update on the evolving partnership with Iwatani, the Strategic Review of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project, progress in the Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Development Program and discuss the current and future state of the cobalt market.

Market Update: Broken Hill Cobalt Project and Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Update

Cobalt Blue meets Premier of Western Australia (WA) – 9 February 2024

Cobalt Blue Receives $4.3m Research and Development Tax Incentive Rebate

The Company is pleased to announce on the 2nd February 2024, it received a 2023 R&D Tax Incentive Rebate, totalling A$4.3m from the Australian Tax Office.

COB Quarterly Activities Report - December 2023

We are pleased to publish our December 2023 Quarterly Activities Report. It was another busy period for COB, and we were excited to produce the results of the Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Study and map out the path to becoming the first Australian producer of battery -grade sulphate by next year. Please see the full report for greater details and updates on all of our activities as well as an update on the trends in the global cobalt market.

Cobalt Blue: Australian Company at the Forefront of Global Mine Waste Opportunity

Cobalt Blue launched the Waste Streams Project in 2023 and collaborative arrangements have already commenced on tailing sites in Australia and Canada, with promising initial test work results.

Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Project Update

Cobalt Blue is pleased to announce an update of our proposed Cobalt-Nickel Refinery in Western Australia’s Kwinana Industrial Area.

Webinar: Cobalt in Waste Streams feature on GeoHug

Dr Helen Degeling explains how Cobalt Blue is leading the way with innovation, technology, and expertise to extract battery metals from mine waste… and why this is good for mining companies, communities, the global battery supply chain, and the planet.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project Supports Business Excellence at Far West Awards

The Far West NSW Excellence in Business Awards is an important annual event for the region and the Broken Hill Cobalt Project is among the many sponsors who help to make it possible.

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.

Market Update: Iwatani Corporation to partner on Cobalt-Nickel Refinery

Cobalt Blue is delighted to name Iwatani Corporation as our potential partner (subject to binding agreement) in developing the Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Project – to be located in the Kwinana Industrial Area, 30km south of Perth in Western Australia.

Market Update: Broken Hill Cobalt Project Mineral Resource Estimate

COB has updated the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Mineral Resource estimate following the completion of the 2022-23 drilling program. Measured Resources have increased by 32% when compared with the former estimate (2021).

Cobalt Blue’s Mine to Battery Markets Strategy featured at the International Mining and Resources Congress (IMARC), Sydney

Cobalt Blue participated in this year’s International Mining and Resources Congress (IMARC) in Sydney (October 2023), which saw 8,500+ attendees from 100+ countries collaborating on trends in mining, investment, and innovation towards a sustainable future.

WEBINAR Recording: Strategic Update, including the announcement to progress the Cobalt Nickel Refinery Project in 2024

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on: progress of the Definitive Feasibility Study for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project, details of the recently released Study on our proposed Cobalt Nickel Refinery in Western Australia, and positive results of testwork on samples from the Flin Flon (Canada) tailings facility.

Strategic Update: COB to Progress Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Project in 2024

The Refinery is a proposed large-scale, cobalt-nickel operation representing Australia’s first cobalt refinery that will produce high-quality, battery-grade cobalt sulphate that is intended for IRA-compliant markets. It will be among the first large Allied Nation investments in cobalt refining for decades. The Refinery is expected to establish COB as an early entrant into the emerging midstream segment of the Allied Battery Supply Chain.

COB - Chair & CEO Presentation to Annual General Meeting 2023

Flin Flon Tailings Test Work: Positive Results

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (COB) and Hudbay Minerals Inc. previously announced a test work co-operation agreement examining the use of COB technology to treat Hudbay’s Flin Flon tailings. COB is pleased to announce we have completed preliminary test work with positive results warranting further evaluation in the next stage.

VIDEO: An introduction to COB’s Cobalt in Waste Stream Projects, Q&A with Helen Degeling

Cobalt Blue’s Project Acquisition Manager, Helen Degeling, sits down with Investor Relations Manager, Joel Crane, to discuss in detail the company’s capabilities, current activities and ambitions.

VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) CEO Joe Kaderavek Explains the Underlying Drivers for the Cobalt Business with ABN Newswire

Sydney, Nov 16, 2023 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) CEO Joe Kaderavek is interviewed by ABN Newswire uncovering what many investors are unaware.

United Kingdom and Europe Introduced To Cobalt in Waste Streams Projects

Cobalt Blue’s Project Acquisition Manager, Helen Degeling, visited the United Kingdom and Germany during October 2023 to familiarise European markets with the Cobalt in Waste Streams Projects.

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.

COB - Finalised Mining Lease Application Lodged

Mining Lease Application 634 (‘MLA634’) has been submitted and complements our earlier application (‘MLA614’). Collectively with existing Mining Leases, MLA614 and MLA634 cover the area required for development of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (‘BHCP’).

COB 2023 Corporate Governance Statement

Cobalt Blue Publishes 3rd Annual Sustainability Report

In January 2019, the Cobalt Institute launched the Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF) and this is Cobalt Blue’s third annual report against the framework – Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd. Sustainability Self Assessment and Roadmap (2023/24)

Broken Hill Cobalt Project: AFL Broken Hill Club and Club Person of the Year 2023

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project continued its sponsorship of the Australian Football League (AFL) Broken Hill this year, with an awards system developed to benefit all 4 local clubs.

Bulk Mixed Hydroxide Precipitate (MHP) Produced

Successful operations continue at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Demonstration Plant that provide data and supporting studies for the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS). In recent weeks, our operators have produced over 100kg of Mixed Hydroxide Precipitate (MHP). These samples will be used in engineering studies needed to evaluate and specify equipment for the BHCP processing facility and for international evaluation as part of our partner program.

Cobalt Blue visits Japan – furthering Kwinana Cobalt Refinery and Broken Hill Cobalt Project Cooperation (Aug. - Sept. 2023)

Closing on the delivery of feasibility studies for the Kwinana Cobalt Refinery and Broken Hill Cobalt Project, Cobalt Blue is finalising funding assistance and offtake partnerships. Discussions held included strategic commercial alignments aimed at supplying critical minerals to fast-growing US and EU Electric Vehicle (EV) markets.

ABC Radio Interview: Cobalt Blue Holdings Investment Relations/Commercial Manager discusses the ‘big picture’ for cobalt demand globally and the local perspective of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

In this interview with Andrew Schmidt on ABC Radio in Broken Hill, Joel Crane provides information on the global outlook for cobalt and the influence of international legislation. The strategy being deployed by Cobalt Blue is also discussed, covering the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and more recently announced Kwinana Cobalt Refinery in Western Australia.

COB - Change of Director's Interest

Mining Careers On Show at the Broken Hill Careers Expo

Engagement with the Broken Hill community is fundamental to Cobalt Blue’s business strategy. Our attendance again this year at the Regional Development Australia Far West NSW - 2023 Broken Hill Careers Expo aimed at inspiring students to take another look at mining as a viable and sustainable career option.

WEBINAR recording: Strategy, Demonstration Plant and Refinery Development Program

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on the WA Refinery Strategy, Definitive Feasibility Study, and the recently launched Refinery Development Program – as well as answer questions submitted by shareholders.

Cobalt Blue: Mine to Battery Markets Strategy

The mine to battery market projects being developed by Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited include the Broken Hill Cobalt Project in New South Wales (mine) and the Kwinana Cobalt Refinery Project in Western Australia.

COB Market Update: Demonstration Plant success. Refinery Development Program launched

We are pleased to provide a Demonstration Plant update as well as cobalt sulphate refinery developments.

COB Quarterly Activities Report - June 2023

We are pleased to publish our June 2023 Quarterly Activities Report. See inside for a detailed update on all three of our building block strategies (The Broken Hill Cobalt Project, Kwinana Cobalt Refinery Project and Cobalt in Waste Streams Projects). An update on the trends in the global cobalt is also featured.

In recognition of Broken Hill’s history

A donation from Cobalt Blue will go a long way for Broken Hill’s ‘People’s Museum’

2022 – 2023 Drilling Program

In February 2023, Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (COB) completed a comprehensive drilling program to support various aspects of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS).

Co-operative Research Centre – Project (CRC-P) Grant

With thanks to a $2.4m Australian Government grant awarded as part of the CRC-P, 3 post-graduate researchers assisted the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) with the processing of pyrite ore to produce battery grade cobalt and sulphur.

On-site with our Demonstration Plant Manager and the Kiln Circuit

In this video, Adam Randall (Demonstration Plant Manager) takes us through the Calcine Phase of our process at the Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill.

Introducing Dr Helen Degeling and the Cobalt in Waste Streams Project

In this extract from a recent webinar, our Project Acquisition Manager, Dr Helen Degeling, discusses cobalt in waste streams and why it is a key pillar in the Cobalt Blue strategy.

Flin Flon Tailings Testwork Agreement with Hudbay Minerals Inc.

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (“COB”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a testwork co-operation agreement with Hudbay Minerals Inc. with respect to Hudbay’s wholly-owned Flin Flon tailings storage facility located in the Province of Manitoba, Canada.

Cobalt Blue Board Re-Visit Broken Hill, May 2023

In May 2023, the Cobalt Blue Board of Directors made their regular visit to Broken Hill to view the progress being made on-site at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project. Each year, while in Broken Hill, the Board meets with industry and community leaders in conjunction with the Community Open Day, which was held on 25th May this year

Cobalt Blue Holdings (COB) hosts a morning tea for charity Beyond Blue

Employees of COB and the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) joined forces to host a morning tea in May to raise awareness of mental health in the workplace. The chosen charity was Beyond Blue who offer free mental health support services Australia wide.

WEBINAR recording: Cobalt Blue WA Refinery Strategy and Definitive Feasibility Study Update

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on the WA Refinery Strategy, Definitive Feasibility Study, and answer questions submitted by shareholders.

Broken Hill Community Open Day, 25th May 2023

We welcomed the local community through the gates of the Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill again this year. This is the third year running for this on-site event, which enables the community to meet our Board, senior executives, and members of our operational, administrative, and technical teams.

Definitive Feasibility Study Update

COB is managing the delivery of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS). This update provides insights on a range DFS activities including the Demonstration Plant, Kwinana Refinery Project and Australian Government Support.

Giving thanks to NSW SES Volunteers and our own Cody Johnston

NSW communities have faced many tough battles with floodwater destroying their homes and livelihoods over recent years. Cody Johnson is an important member of our team and one of the many volunteers who helped during this time of crisis.

COB – Presentation to North West MPX

Family Fun at the Broken Hill Science Fair for Curious Minds

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project is pleased to have joined other local organisations in supporting the inaugural Broken Hill Science Fair, which aimed to affirm the natural curiosity that children have about the world around them and encourage them to further explore science and technology.

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited - March 2023 Quarterly Report

The Cobalt Blue Quarterly Report for March 2023 has been published

Cobalt Blue participates in an Australian Critical Minerals Delegation to Japan, April 2023

On 17-21 April, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission hosted an Australian critical minerals business delegation to Japan (Tokyo and Osaka).

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Update

Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) is currently preparing the EIS, which will assess the environmental, social and economic implications of the Project. The EIS will be submitted to the Department of Planning and Environment in Q4 2023 for determination of State Significant Development Approval.

COB - CEO's Letter to Shareholders

Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd (ASX:COB) is pleased to announce the release of the CEO’s Letter to Shareholders. The letter provides an overview of COB’s strategy amid the global critical minerals backdrop. COB recently issued guidance on the progress of our Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP), proposed Cobalt Refinery and Cobalt in Waste Streams projects. This letter details how all the pieces fit together.

A night with the stars in Broken Hill

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project was proud to again support the Perfect Light Film Festival, which provides the local community with free film-making workshops and an entertaining short film festival attended by guest judges.

Supporting the RFDS Women’s Auxiliary

The Royal Flying Doctor’s Service Women’s Auxiliary works tirelessly in Broken Hill and the region to support important causes that address community need. The Broken Hill Cobalt Project is pleased to support their fundraising efforts again this year, with a donation towards this year’s Ball.

COB - Webinar Presentation - Wednesday 29 March 2023

WEBINAR recording: Definitive Feasibility Study update - 29 March 2023

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) and Andrew Tong (Executive Manager) provide an update on the Definitive Feasibility Study at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project, and answer questions submitted by shareholders.

COB – Definitive Feasibility Study Update

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) remains on track for completion by end-3Q

St Patricks Races 2023

Our promotional and hospitality marquee, at Broken Hill’s annual St Patricks Race Day event, allows us to show-case the progress we are making at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

WEBINAR recording: Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd. and Rho Motion discuss cobalt market developments and the outlook for NCM battery cathodes.

Cobalt Blue’s Investor Relations Manager, Joel Crane, and Rho Motion's Senior Research Analyst, William Roberts discuss cobalt market developments and the outlook for NCM battery cathodes.

COB Quarterly Activities Report - December 2022

We are very pleased to publish our December 2022 Quarterly Activities Report. See inside for a detailed update on the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant and the status of the Feasibility Study. A discussion on the current state of the global cobalt market is also featured.

Groundwater Monitoring at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP)

A drilling campaign initiated in January 2022 has continued previous groundwater monitoring to inform the groundwater impact assessment for mining and waste management aspects of the BHCP.

WEBINAR recording: Quarterly COB Business Update and BHCP Project Update

Recording of live online webinar from Thursday 15 December 2022, hosted by CEO Joe Kaderavek and Investor Relations/Commercial Manager Joel Crane.

ABC Broken Hill: 2022 Broken Hill Cobalt Project Wrap-up

In this ‘live’ interview aired in Broken Hill and Far West New South Wales on 14th December 2022, Adam Randall (Demonstration Plant Manager) discusses the Broken Hill Cobalt Project with ABC host, Andrew Schmidt.

Mining.com.au: Cobalt Blue Demonstration Plant shows offtake partners it has the right stuff

This mining.com.au article featured the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and its contribution to the ‘Energy Transition’, stating that Cobalt Blue has emerged on the radar of key end users looking to secure responsibly sourced cobalt supply.

COB Demonstration Plant Update: High Grade Concentrate Results

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project achieved another milestone and further evidence of its viability, with higher than expected levels of cobalt recovery for the concentrator circuit.

Christmas arrives in Broken Hill, December 2022

Broken Hill Cobalt Project staff and families caught the Christmas spirit this year, participating in the annual Christmas Pageant on Saturday, 3rd December 2022. The Christmas Pageant and associated festivities are highlights of the Broken Hill community calendar, with the event bringing people of all ages into the historic CBD to welcome Christmas and Santa Claus to town.

2022 ‘Town Hall’ for Local Community Leaders

Local community members received an update on progress made this year and the plans for 2023 at a ‘Town Hall’ and networking forum, held 29th November at the Broken Hill Musicians Club.

COB - Chairman's and CEO's Address to Shareholders

COB Chairman Rob Biancardi highlighted 11 milestones achieved this year.

VIDEO: Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant (Mine Site) - November 2022

As part of our regular business and operation updates, we are very excited to provide this short video detailing the progress being made at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP).

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).

Foundation Broken Hill Visits the Demonstration Plant

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project has engaged in a very positive, ongoing relationship with Foundation Broken Hill over recent years, with a common view to maximise community benefit arising from the Project. In October 2022, several Foundation Broken Hill representatives were taken on a tour of the Demonstration Plant at Pyrite Hill to experience first-hand the progress being achieved on-site.

Cobalt Blue Holding Limited Quarterly Report (September 2022)

The Cobalt Blue Quarterly Report for September 2022/Appendix B Cash Flow has been published

BHCP Demonstration Plant – Ore Processing Update

As reported on the 6th October, the Concentrator Circuit completed the initial 500 t of ore in September. Over the next four weeks a further 1,500 t of ore has been processed, bringing the total tonnage to 2,000 t.

Notice of 2022 Annual General Meeting/Proxy Form

Broken Hill Cobalt Project: Soil Survey Commences

Soil scientists have started a detailed soil survey of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project mining footprint, infrastructure areas and utilities corridors.

Demonstration Plant: Concentrator Circuit Update - Phase One Complete

The concentrator circuit has now completed testwork on 500 t of ore with a further 2,500 – 3,000 t of ore to be finalised shortly.

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.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project Commercial Vehicle is Best In Show

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project branded vehicles went from being well-recognised around the streets of Broken Hill to show-stoppers at the Silver City Show.

Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd (ASX: COB) publishes its 2022 Annual Report

The 2022 Financial Year saw a number of very important milestones, propelling Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd from a mining explorer to a project developer. The 2022 Annual Report, and the accompanying short video, highlights those key achievements.

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Mining Starts & Demo Plant Produces Bulk Samples

In this interview: Adam Randall (Demonstration Plant Manager) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations & Commercial Manager) of Cobalt Blue Holdings (ASX: COB) discuss the progress of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project

Webinar - COB Business Update and Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Update

In this webinar held 30/08/2022: Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager), and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on the progress of the BHCP

Demonstration Plant - Ore Extraction Completed

Commenting on recent events, Cobalt Blue’s Chief Executive Officer, Joe Kaderavek said: “Strong progress allowed us to extract further ore for better overall representativity. The completion of the mining, and now crushing, sets up Demonstration Plant operations in coming months”.

Mining.com.au: Cobalt Blue and Broken Hill - working together to take ethical cobalt to the world

This article by Adam Orlando for mining.com.au explores the relationship between the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and local community, in a collaboration that aims to take a much-needed supply of ethical cobalt direct to battery manufacturers.

Stockhead: We’ll need a monster cobalt mine every two years from 2025-26 or we’ll …um, run out

In this article (18th August 2022), Stockhead journalist, Reuben Adams, discusses the surge in cobalt demand and the critical need for supply side investment - proving to be perfect timing for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

Platts Metals Daily: Cobalt Blue Involvement in WA Battery Metal Refining Hub

In this article by Platts Metals Daily, Cobalt Blue’s Investment Relations/Commercial Manager, Joel Crane, discusses the Company’s participation with other battery metal players in Australia to develop a battery metal refining hub in Western Australia.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project AFL Club of the Year

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project is pleased to announce support of AFL Broken Hill with the initiation of a Club of the Year prize, with sponsorship that aims to reward performance, pride, and commitment to developing the sport locally across junior, women and senior teams.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project - First batch of high grade pyrite concentrate

A major milestone has been achieved for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project with our first bag of concentrate produced at Pyrite Hill. Weighing in at 731.5kg, this concentrate will be dried and then transported to the Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill for processing to recover cobalt and elemental sulphur.

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.

FINANCIAL TIMES: Surging Demand for Cobalt Spurs Hunt for Mineral in Australia’s Mine Waste

This article in the Financial Times explores the increasing demand for cobalt and how it is stimulating Australia’s quest to recover the mineral from mine waste.

Showing High School Students the Way to Future Jobs in Mining

With full operational employment at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project forecast at 400 jobs over 20+ years, the future is opening up boundless opportunities for local students.

Demonstration Plant Transitioning to Operations

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited is now commissioning and operating a Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited Quarterly Report (June 2022)

The Cobalt Blue Quarterly Report for June 2022 has been published

Strengthening the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Leadership Team

As part of Cobalt Blue’s ongoing commitment to the local workforce, we engaged Dattner Group to assist in strengthening the leadership team, who are the people behind our momentum at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant.

WEBINAR recording: Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd. and Rho Motion discuss global battery trends and the impact on cobalt markets.

In this webinar, Joel Crane (Cobalt Blue’s Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) discusses global battery trends and the impact on cobalt markets with Rho Motion’s Managing Director, Adam Panayi.

COB - Application for quotation of securities

COB - Cleansing Notice

SITE VISIT: Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Update – GHD Social Sustainability Team visit Broken

During July 2022, GHD representatives visited Broken Hill to progress aspects of the EIS for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP)

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: How to pick the right battery metals and EV investments

Cobalt Blue CEO, Joe Kaderavek, recently participated in a panel with CEOs from Kingsrose Mining and Azure Minerals, discussing what it takes for battery metals and EV-focused mining companies to win in this space.

Supercharging Australia’s local battery manufacturing capabilities

A new Cathode Precursor Production Pilot Plant will enhance Australia’s on-shore battery manufacturing.

VIDEO: Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant (Mine Site) - June 2022

Take a birds-eye view of the progress being achieved by our team on-site at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

Sowing the seeds in community: Cobalt Blue supports disability services in Broken Hill

Our Broken Hill Cobalt Project team have proudly donated the resources to build a new residential garden bed in association with Westhaven, a local agency that provides important disability services and support for people in need in Broken Hill.

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO - Battery Metals Investing

Joel Crane, Cobalt Blue’s Investor Relations & Commercial Manager recently took place in a panel discussion with the MD of Altech Chemicals (Perth-based battery anode plant developer) to discuss the ongoing development of the European battery ecosystem

COB: BHCP Analyst Site Visit 21 June 2022 - Presentation

Cobalt Blue hosted a site visit at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project that provided an update on the progress of the Demonstration Plant. Our guests were provided with a tour of the crushing and concentrator circuits and had the opportunity to walk ~80m into the underground decline. They were also guided through our processing plant and sulphate lab.

Demonstration Plant - Ore Extraction Underway, Commissioning Continues

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd (ASX: COB) - EV Manufacturers Now in Test Phase

Joe Kaderavek (CEO, COB) provides an update to CRUX Investors on the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

Cobalt Blue CEO presents at the Cobalt Institute Annual Conference, Switzerland

The CEO of Cobalt Blue, Joe Kaderavek, presented at the recent Cobalt Institute Annual Conference in Zurich, Switzerland. Held in May 2022, after a 2-year hiatus, the Conference took on the theme ‘Powering the Green Economy’ - looking at the role of cobalt in powering the Green Economy and ensuring a sustainable future.

Lights, camera, action! Broken Hill Cobalt Project goes to the movies

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project is proud to have continued sponsoring the AGL Perfect Light Film Festival (PLFF) in 2022. This event was held over 3 days from 8th – 10th April, with the local community treated to a feature film night, short film event, and workshops involving experts from the Australian film industry

Broken Hill positions itself at the centre of the battery universe: mining.com.au

In this feature article for mining.com.au, Jonathan Norris explores the role of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project in providing a “solution to the global battery market’s increasingly grim problem with ethical supply chain sourcing”.

VIDEO: Broken Hill Cobalt Project – Ethical Cobalt to Power A Sustainable World

According to the International Energy Agency, transportation accounts for 23% of energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. As part of the Global Energy Transition, Electric Vehicles (EVs) will play a major role in meeting global goals on climate change and reducing greenhouse gas. The Broken Hill Cobalt Project will produce enough cobalt to power more than 5 million EVs.

ABC NEWS (DUBBO): Australia has critical minerals for electric vehicles, so isn't it time for a domestic industry?

Cobalt Blue Webinar recording- Quarterly Business and Broken Hill Cobalt Project Update

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (Chief Executive Officer) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on the progress of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and answer questions submitted by shareholders.

COB advances Demonstration Plant Commissioning

COB Webinar Presentation

Webinar Presentation - Quarterly COB Business Update and BHCP Project Update hosted on Thursday 12 May 2022

Broken Hill Cobalt Project features on Four Corners investigation into the new critical minerals mining boom.

Cobalt Blue has been highlighted by ABC Four Corners as a ‘key’ Australian project addressing the global demand for critical minerals. These minerals, cobalt among them, provide the technology needed for the world to ‘go green’. The Four Corners report investigates the new critical minerals mining boom and Australia’s role in meeting the surge in worldwide demand.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project Awarded $15m Critical Minerals Accelerator Initiative (CMAI) Grant

The Australian Government has awarded Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) $15m through the CMAI for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP).

NSW Deputy Premier Announces Mine Waste Re-Use Initiative at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant

Roy Butler MP visits the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant

BHCP Demonstration Plant Update

As part of our regular business and operation updates, we are very excited to provide this short video detailing the recent progress of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP).

Broken Hill Community Open Day, 7th April 2022

The Board and senior executive of Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (COB) opened the gates of the Kanandah Road Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill to welcome the local community.

Cobalt Blue participates in an Australian – USA Critical Minerals Delegation

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings (COB) – Broken Hill Cobalt Project Update

COB - Application for quotation of securities

Open Day - Thursday 7 April 2022

The Board of Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd (ASX:COB) invites you to attend an Open Day of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project – Demonstration Metallurgical Processing Plant.

COB commences underground development to support Demonstration Plant

Successful site establishment and first blast completed at Pyrite Hill. Demonstration Plant construction and commissioning underway.

St Pat's Races 2022

Attending St Patricks Race Day in Broken Hill each year we see increasing awareness, interest and support shown by locals and visitors to the Broken Hill Cobalt Project marquee. Thank you Broken Hill – our largest postcode of shareholders by a country mile!.

BHCP Demonstration Plant update

As part of our regular business and operation updates we’re providing photos and videos detailing the earthworks undertaken over the past several days as we step closer to commencement of the BHCP Demonstration Plant. As the construction advances in the coming weeks, investors can expect regular updates.

Grant of Australian Major Project Status

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX: COB) has been granted Major Project Status for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) by the Australian Government.

Blood Cobalt: The Congo’s Dangerous and Deadly Green Energy Mines

View this powerful ABC Foreign Correspondent report about cobalt in the Congo.

Joel Crane joins Cobalt Blue team as Investor Relations / Commercial Manager

Cobalt Blue Webinar - Quarterly Business Update and Broken Hill Cobalt Project Update

Joe Kaderavek (Chief Executive Officer) and Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager, COB) provide an update to investors on the progress of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and the transition from Pilot to Demonstration Plant. In this webinar, they also answer questions submitted by shareholders.

COB - Chairman's Letter to Shareholders

2021 Review and the year ahead.

Webinar - Quarterly COB Business Update and BHCP Project Update.

You are invited to join a live online webinar with CEO Joe Kaderavek and Executive Manager Dr Andrew Tong

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.

COB executes Memorandum of Understanding (‘MOU’) with State of Queensland

COB has executed a MOU with the State of Queensland, acting through the Department of Resources, to assess opportunities for the recovery of cobalt (and any coexisting base and precious metals) from mine waste.

ABC Radio Interview: Cobalt Blue Holdings CEO discusses meeting with Korean President

Joe Kaderavek (CEO, COB) examines cobalt, critical minerals, and supply chains to Korea in this interview with Andrew Schmidt on ABC Radio in Broken Hill.

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings (COB) - Technical Analysis & Due Diligence

Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager, COB) provides an update to CRUX Investors on the transition from Pilot to Demonstration Plant at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project

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.

COB NSW Government Critical Minerals & High-Tech Metals Strategy

The Deputy Premier and Resources Minister launched the NSW Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Strategy on Monday 29th November 2021.

BHCP continues to support mental health in the workplace

This #TradeMutt shirt, worn by Jonas at our Pilot Plant, promotes a high vis approach for mental health at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project .

Pilot Plant successfully produces cobalt sulphate samples

Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Pilot Plant cobalt sulphate initial production completed. Cobalt sulphate partners to receive first samples in early November.

COB & BHCP National SafeWork Month - Week #4

This week the COB group discussed what it means to Be Safe, inside and out.

Cobalt Blue participation in Cathode Precursor Production Pilot Plant

BHCP cobalt sulphate will be used in the upcoming A$18m FBI-CRC cathode precursor pilot plant in 2022.

COB & BHCP National SafeWork Month - Week #3

This week for National Safe Work Month, the COB Group discussed the theme - Clean Air. Clear Lungs.

Notice of 2021 Annual General Meeting/Proxy Form

COB Expands Broken Hill Tenure

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX: COB) is pleased to announce the grant of Exploration Licence (‘EL’) 9254 has increased the Company’s Broken Hill footprint by some 35%.

COB & BHCP National SafeWork Month - Week #2

This week COB/BHCP started the conversation about Mental Health as part of National Safe Work Month. We discussed Mental Health stigma, and how it can be one of the greatest barriers to people seeking help.

COB & BHCP National SafeWork Month - October 2021

The focus for this week of SafeWork month is ‘Think Safe’ - how ‘we’ as individuals and a company will ensure safety in the workplace. We start with setting ourselves up for the job, and working together to manage the risks in our workplace.

CEO Investor Webinar - Live recording

Cobalt Blue's CEO, Joe Kaderavek held a Business Update webinar on Tuesday 6 October 2021.

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings (COB) - Half a Gigafactory: Start of Something Big

Joe Kaderavek (CEO, Cobalt Blue) provides an update on the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and its global battery market opportunity.

CEO Investor Webinar

You are invited to join a live online webinar with COB CEO, Joe Kaderavek.

BHCP Resource Update

Premium cobalt samples finalised

Premium Mixed Hydroxide Product (MHP) {typically 35–41% cobalt and 3–10% nickel content} produced

Crux Investor: Cobalt Blue (COB) - $15M Raise + Warrants Means Funded to FID

Pilot Plant – Open Days

COB Expands Broken Hill Footprint

Progress Report

COB announces the successful installation and commissioning of its Broken Hill based Pilot Plant. Production of concentrate has been operating at nameplate 2 – 3 tonnes per day since the start of May.

Ethical Cobalt – be part of a greener future

Cobalt Blue (COB) - "32 Buyers Testing Our Product & We Can Scale"

Strategic Financial Advisor Appointed

The appointment of Cutfield Freeman and the commencement of this Strategic Financial Advisory mandate represents another major step forward in the development of COB’s Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP).

Working together for a residential workforce

Cobalt in Waste Streams Project

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) is delighted to announce its Cobalt in Waste Streams Project, a rollout of its existing technology and test facilities to examine cobalt recovery from waste streams.

Successful Groundwater Allocation

Pilot Trial - Commissioning underway

Cobalt Sector Heating Up and Cash Costs Coming Down

Introducing the Broken Hill Cobalt Project

Cobalt Blue is undertaking exploration and development programs on the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP). The BHCP is located 23 km west of Broken Hill, with railway line passing through the project area, and consists of four granted tenements with total area of 63km2.

CRUX Investor Company Interview – Battery Metals Jan 2021

India Global Week 2020: The next mining boom

COB ‘well on its way to signing 10 global sample partners’

Proactive Investors: Cobalt Blue on its vision for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project

CEO interview January 2020 – articulating the COB vision

COB Q&A 10 December 2019

121 Mining Investment Hong Kong 2019

Moving Towards Production

Diggers & Dealers 2018

Pilot Plant - Open Days

Quarterly Activities Report March 2021

Archive

Dr. Helen Degeling: Discusses Strengthening Government Investment at Critical Minerals Conference

Dr. Helen Degeling joined a panel of experts to address: What government support is needed to accelerate growth in the critical minerals sector?

CEO’s Update to Investors

Chief Executive Officer, Joe Kaderavek, provides investors with a recap of the Cobalt Blue business strategy and discusses the current market environment

VIDEO: Virtual Tour of Cobalt Blue’s Cobalt-Nickel Refinery testwork

Embark on a virtual tour and see firsthand Cobalt Blue's commercial feedstock testing at our Technology Development Centre in Broken Hill.

COB - Change of Share Registry Postal Address

COB - Vale Robert McDonald

It is with deep sadness and sincere condolences that the Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX: COB) Board of Directors advises of the sudden and unexpected death of COB non-executive director Rob McDonald

COB - Final Director's Interest Notice - Rob McDonald

Cobalt Blue's Emma Jenkins: A Mentor for Women in Mining

Cobalt Blue is proud to support the involvement of Emma Jenkins (HR Executive – People and Culture) in the Women In Mining Networking (WIMnet) NSW Mentoring Program.

WEBINAR Recording: Update on global EV sales and the outlook for NCM battery cathodes vs LFP

Cobalt Blue Investor Relations Manager Joel Crane and Rho Motion Head of Research Iola Hughs discuss key issues surrounding EV sales in China, North America and Europe as well as breaking down the debate between the competing battery cathode chemistries of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) and nickel cobalt manganese (NCM).  

COB Quarterly Activities Report - March 2024

We are pleased to publish our March 2024 Quarterly Activities Report.

ASX:COB Successful A$5m Placement

Media Release: Australia's First Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Races Forward

Cobalt Blue Looms Large on Global Battery Metals Stage.

Webinar Recording: Cobalt Blue and Regeneration Partnership to Commercialise Mine Waste Deposits - 4 April 2024

Cobalt Blue Project Acquisition Manager Dr Helen Degeling and Investor Relations Manager Joel Crane discuss the recently signed MOU with Regeneration Enterprises. Helen also details the massive, global opportunity for Cobalt Blue’s Waste Steams business.

Market Update: Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Progress

COB is developing the first Cobalt Sulphate Refinery (Refinery Project) in Australia.

Cobalt Blue and Regeneration Announce Partnership to Commercialise and Restore Mine Waste Deposits

Australia Answers the Call: Proposed Cobalt Blue Refinery to Meet US & EU Battery Metal Demand

Cobalt Blue is positioned to provide one of the first Australian-domiciled responses to the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the EU Critical Raw Minerals Act (CRMA). The proposed Cobalt-Nickel Refinery is a key building block for supplying responsibly sourced battery raw materials, empowering Allied Nations in the Energy Transition.

WEBINAR recording: Investor Update - Tuesday 5 March 2024

COB Management provide an update on the evolving partnership with Iwatani, the Strategic Review of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project, progress in the Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Development Program and discuss the current and future state of the cobalt market.

Market Update: Broken Hill Cobalt Project and Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Update

Cobalt Blue meets Premier of Western Australia (WA) – 9 February 2024

Cobalt Blue Receives $4.3m Research and Development Tax Incentive Rebate

The Company is pleased to announce on the 2nd February 2024, it received a 2023 R&D Tax Incentive Rebate, totalling A$4.3m from the Australian Tax Office.

COB Quarterly Activities Report - December 2023

We are pleased to publish our December 2023 Quarterly Activities Report. It was another busy period for COB, and we were excited to produce the results of the Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Study and map out the path to becoming the first Australian producer of battery -grade sulphate by next year. Please see the full report for greater details and updates on all of our activities as well as an update on the trends in the global cobalt market.

Cobalt Blue: Australian Company at the Forefront of Global Mine Waste Opportunity

Cobalt Blue launched the Waste Streams Project in 2023 and collaborative arrangements have already commenced on tailing sites in Australia and Canada, with promising initial test work results.

Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Project Update

Cobalt Blue is pleased to announce an update of our proposed Cobalt-Nickel Refinery in Western Australia’s Kwinana Industrial Area.

Webinar: Cobalt in Waste Streams feature on GeoHug

Dr Helen Degeling explains how Cobalt Blue is leading the way with innovation, technology, and expertise to extract battery metals from mine waste… and why this is good for mining companies, communities, the global battery supply chain, and the planet.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project Supports Business Excellence at Far West Awards

The Far West NSW Excellence in Business Awards is an important annual event for the region and the Broken Hill Cobalt Project is among the many sponsors who help to make it possible.

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.

Market Update: Iwatani Corporation to partner on Cobalt-Nickel Refinery

Cobalt Blue is delighted to name Iwatani Corporation as our potential partner (subject to binding agreement) in developing the Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Project – to be located in the Kwinana Industrial Area, 30km south of Perth in Western Australia.

Market Update: Broken Hill Cobalt Project Mineral Resource Estimate

COB has updated the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Mineral Resource estimate following the completion of the 2022-23 drilling program. Measured Resources have increased by 32% when compared with the former estimate (2021).

Cobalt Blue’s Mine to Battery Markets Strategy featured at the International Mining and Resources Congress (IMARC), Sydney

Cobalt Blue participated in this year’s International Mining and Resources Congress (IMARC) in Sydney (October 2023), which saw 8,500+ attendees from 100+ countries collaborating on trends in mining, investment, and innovation towards a sustainable future.

WEBINAR Recording: Strategic Update, including the announcement to progress the Cobalt Nickel Refinery Project in 2024

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on: progress of the Definitive Feasibility Study for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project, details of the recently released Study on our proposed Cobalt Nickel Refinery in Western Australia, and positive results of testwork on samples from the Flin Flon (Canada) tailings facility.

Strategic Update: COB to Progress Cobalt-Nickel Refinery Project in 2024

The Refinery is a proposed large-scale, cobalt-nickel operation representing Australia’s first cobalt refinery that will produce high-quality, battery-grade cobalt sulphate that is intended for IRA-compliant markets. It will be among the first large Allied Nation investments in cobalt refining for decades. The Refinery is expected to establish COB as an early entrant into the emerging midstream segment of the Allied Battery Supply Chain.

COB - Chair & CEO Presentation to Annual General Meeting 2023

Flin Flon Tailings Test Work: Positive Results

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (COB) and Hudbay Minerals Inc. previously announced a test work co-operation agreement examining the use of COB technology to treat Hudbay’s Flin Flon tailings. COB is pleased to announce we have completed preliminary test work with positive results warranting further evaluation in the next stage.

VIDEO: An introduction to COB’s Cobalt in Waste Stream Projects, Q&A with Helen Degeling

Cobalt Blue’s Project Acquisition Manager, Helen Degeling, sits down with Investor Relations Manager, Joel Crane, to discuss in detail the company’s capabilities, current activities and ambitions.

VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) CEO Joe Kaderavek Explains the Underlying Drivers for the Cobalt Business with ABN Newswire

Sydney, Nov 16, 2023 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) CEO Joe Kaderavek is interviewed by ABN Newswire uncovering what many investors are unaware.

United Kingdom and Europe Introduced To Cobalt in Waste Streams Projects

Cobalt Blue’s Project Acquisition Manager, Helen Degeling, visited the United Kingdom and Germany during October 2023 to familiarise European markets with the Cobalt in Waste Streams Projects.

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.

COB - Finalised Mining Lease Application Lodged

Mining Lease Application 634 (‘MLA634’) has been submitted and complements our earlier application (‘MLA614’). Collectively with existing Mining Leases, MLA614 and MLA634 cover the area required for development of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (‘BHCP’).

COB 2023 Corporate Governance Statement

Cobalt Blue Publishes 3rd Annual Sustainability Report

In January 2019, the Cobalt Institute launched the Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF) and this is Cobalt Blue’s third annual report against the framework – Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd. Sustainability Self Assessment and Roadmap (2023/24)

Broken Hill Cobalt Project: AFL Broken Hill Club and Club Person of the Year 2023

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project continued its sponsorship of the Australian Football League (AFL) Broken Hill this year, with an awards system developed to benefit all 4 local clubs.

Bulk Mixed Hydroxide Precipitate (MHP) Produced

Successful operations continue at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Demonstration Plant that provide data and supporting studies for the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS). In recent weeks, our operators have produced over 100kg of Mixed Hydroxide Precipitate (MHP). These samples will be used in engineering studies needed to evaluate and specify equipment for the BHCP processing facility and for international evaluation as part of our partner program.

Cobalt Blue visits Japan – furthering Kwinana Cobalt Refinery and Broken Hill Cobalt Project Cooperation (Aug. - Sept. 2023)

Closing on the delivery of feasibility studies for the Kwinana Cobalt Refinery and Broken Hill Cobalt Project, Cobalt Blue is finalising funding assistance and offtake partnerships. Discussions held included strategic commercial alignments aimed at supplying critical minerals to fast-growing US and EU Electric Vehicle (EV) markets.

ABC Radio Interview: Cobalt Blue Holdings Investment Relations/Commercial Manager discusses the ‘big picture’ for cobalt demand globally and the local perspective of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

In this interview with Andrew Schmidt on ABC Radio in Broken Hill, Joel Crane provides information on the global outlook for cobalt and the influence of international legislation. The strategy being deployed by Cobalt Blue is also discussed, covering the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and more recently announced Kwinana Cobalt Refinery in Western Australia.

COB - Change of Director's Interest

Mining Careers On Show at the Broken Hill Careers Expo

Engagement with the Broken Hill community is fundamental to Cobalt Blue’s business strategy. Our attendance again this year at the Regional Development Australia Far West NSW - 2023 Broken Hill Careers Expo aimed at inspiring students to take another look at mining as a viable and sustainable career option.

WEBINAR recording: Strategy, Demonstration Plant and Refinery Development Program

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on the WA Refinery Strategy, Definitive Feasibility Study, and the recently launched Refinery Development Program – as well as answer questions submitted by shareholders.

Cobalt Blue: Mine to Battery Markets Strategy

The mine to battery market projects being developed by Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited include the Broken Hill Cobalt Project in New South Wales (mine) and the Kwinana Cobalt Refinery Project in Western Australia.

COB Market Update: Demonstration Plant success. Refinery Development Program launched

We are pleased to provide a Demonstration Plant update as well as cobalt sulphate refinery developments.

COB Quarterly Activities Report - June 2023

We are pleased to publish our June 2023 Quarterly Activities Report. See inside for a detailed update on all three of our building block strategies (The Broken Hill Cobalt Project, Kwinana Cobalt Refinery Project and Cobalt in Waste Streams Projects). An update on the trends in the global cobalt is also featured.

In recognition of Broken Hill’s history

A donation from Cobalt Blue will go a long way for Broken Hill’s ‘People’s Museum’

2022 – 2023 Drilling Program

In February 2023, Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (COB) completed a comprehensive drilling program to support various aspects of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS).

Co-operative Research Centre – Project (CRC-P) Grant

With thanks to a $2.4m Australian Government grant awarded as part of the CRC-P, 3 post-graduate researchers assisted the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) with the processing of pyrite ore to produce battery grade cobalt and sulphur.

On-site with our Demonstration Plant Manager and the Kiln Circuit

In this video, Adam Randall (Demonstration Plant Manager) takes us through the Calcine Phase of our process at the Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill.

Introducing Dr Helen Degeling and the Cobalt in Waste Streams Project

In this extract from a recent webinar, our Project Acquisition Manager, Dr Helen Degeling, discusses cobalt in waste streams and why it is a key pillar in the Cobalt Blue strategy.

Flin Flon Tailings Testwork Agreement with Hudbay Minerals Inc.

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (“COB”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a testwork co-operation agreement with Hudbay Minerals Inc. with respect to Hudbay’s wholly-owned Flin Flon tailings storage facility located in the Province of Manitoba, Canada.

Cobalt Blue Board Re-Visit Broken Hill, May 2023

In May 2023, the Cobalt Blue Board of Directors made their regular visit to Broken Hill to view the progress being made on-site at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project. Each year, while in Broken Hill, the Board meets with industry and community leaders in conjunction with the Community Open Day, which was held on 25th May this year

Cobalt Blue Holdings (COB) hosts a morning tea for charity Beyond Blue

Employees of COB and the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) joined forces to host a morning tea in May to raise awareness of mental health in the workplace. The chosen charity was Beyond Blue who offer free mental health support services Australia wide.

WEBINAR recording: Cobalt Blue WA Refinery Strategy and Definitive Feasibility Study Update

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on the WA Refinery Strategy, Definitive Feasibility Study, and answer questions submitted by shareholders.

Broken Hill Community Open Day, 25th May 2023

We welcomed the local community through the gates of the Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill again this year. This is the third year running for this on-site event, which enables the community to meet our Board, senior executives, and members of our operational, administrative, and technical teams.

Definitive Feasibility Study Update

COB is managing the delivery of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS). This update provides insights on a range DFS activities including the Demonstration Plant, Kwinana Refinery Project and Australian Government Support.

Giving thanks to NSW SES Volunteers and our own Cody Johnston

NSW communities have faced many tough battles with floodwater destroying their homes and livelihoods over recent years. Cody Johnson is an important member of our team and one of the many volunteers who helped during this time of crisis.

COB – Presentation to North West MPX

Family Fun at the Broken Hill Science Fair for Curious Minds

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project is pleased to have joined other local organisations in supporting the inaugural Broken Hill Science Fair, which aimed to affirm the natural curiosity that children have about the world around them and encourage them to further explore science and technology.

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited - March 2023 Quarterly Report

The Cobalt Blue Quarterly Report for March 2023 has been published

Cobalt Blue participates in an Australian Critical Minerals Delegation to Japan, April 2023

On 17-21 April, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission hosted an Australian critical minerals business delegation to Japan (Tokyo and Osaka).

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Update

Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) is currently preparing the EIS, which will assess the environmental, social and economic implications of the Project. The EIS will be submitted to the Department of Planning and Environment in Q4 2023 for determination of State Significant Development Approval.

COB - CEO's Letter to Shareholders

Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd (ASX:COB) is pleased to announce the release of the CEO’s Letter to Shareholders. The letter provides an overview of COB’s strategy amid the global critical minerals backdrop. COB recently issued guidance on the progress of our Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP), proposed Cobalt Refinery and Cobalt in Waste Streams projects. This letter details how all the pieces fit together.

A night with the stars in Broken Hill

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project was proud to again support the Perfect Light Film Festival, which provides the local community with free film-making workshops and an entertaining short film festival attended by guest judges.

Supporting the RFDS Women’s Auxiliary

The Royal Flying Doctor’s Service Women’s Auxiliary works tirelessly in Broken Hill and the region to support important causes that address community need. The Broken Hill Cobalt Project is pleased to support their fundraising efforts again this year, with a donation towards this year’s Ball.

COB - Webinar Presentation - Wednesday 29 March 2023

WEBINAR recording: Definitive Feasibility Study update - 29 March 2023

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) and Andrew Tong (Executive Manager) provide an update on the Definitive Feasibility Study at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project, and answer questions submitted by shareholders.

COB – Definitive Feasibility Study Update

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) remains on track for completion by end-3Q

St Patricks Races 2023

Our promotional and hospitality marquee, at Broken Hill’s annual St Patricks Race Day event, allows us to show-case the progress we are making at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

WEBINAR recording: Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd. and Rho Motion discuss cobalt market developments and the outlook for NCM battery cathodes.

Cobalt Blue’s Investor Relations Manager, Joel Crane, and Rho Motion's Senior Research Analyst, William Roberts discuss cobalt market developments and the outlook for NCM battery cathodes.

COB Quarterly Activities Report - December 2022

We are very pleased to publish our December 2022 Quarterly Activities Report. See inside for a detailed update on the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant and the status of the Feasibility Study. A discussion on the current state of the global cobalt market is also featured.

Groundwater Monitoring at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP)

A drilling campaign initiated in January 2022 has continued previous groundwater monitoring to inform the groundwater impact assessment for mining and waste management aspects of the BHCP.

WEBINAR recording: Quarterly COB Business Update and BHCP Project Update

Recording of live online webinar from Thursday 15 December 2022, hosted by CEO Joe Kaderavek and Investor Relations/Commercial Manager Joel Crane.

ABC Broken Hill: 2022 Broken Hill Cobalt Project Wrap-up

In this ‘live’ interview aired in Broken Hill and Far West New South Wales on 14th December 2022, Adam Randall (Demonstration Plant Manager) discusses the Broken Hill Cobalt Project with ABC host, Andrew Schmidt.

Mining.com.au: Cobalt Blue Demonstration Plant shows offtake partners it has the right stuff

This mining.com.au article featured the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and its contribution to the ‘Energy Transition’, stating that Cobalt Blue has emerged on the radar of key end users looking to secure responsibly sourced cobalt supply.

COB Demonstration Plant Update: High Grade Concentrate Results

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project achieved another milestone and further evidence of its viability, with higher than expected levels of cobalt recovery for the concentrator circuit.

Christmas arrives in Broken Hill, December 2022

Broken Hill Cobalt Project staff and families caught the Christmas spirit this year, participating in the annual Christmas Pageant on Saturday, 3rd December 2022. The Christmas Pageant and associated festivities are highlights of the Broken Hill community calendar, with the event bringing people of all ages into the historic CBD to welcome Christmas and Santa Claus to town.

2022 ‘Town Hall’ for Local Community Leaders

Local community members received an update on progress made this year and the plans for 2023 at a ‘Town Hall’ and networking forum, held 29th November at the Broken Hill Musicians Club.

COB - Chairman's and CEO's Address to Shareholders

COB Chairman Rob Biancardi highlighted 11 milestones achieved this year.

VIDEO: Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant (Mine Site) - November 2022

As part of our regular business and operation updates, we are very excited to provide this short video detailing the progress being made at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP).

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).

Foundation Broken Hill Visits the Demonstration Plant

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project has engaged in a very positive, ongoing relationship with Foundation Broken Hill over recent years, with a common view to maximise community benefit arising from the Project. In October 2022, several Foundation Broken Hill representatives were taken on a tour of the Demonstration Plant at Pyrite Hill to experience first-hand the progress being achieved on-site.

Cobalt Blue Holding Limited Quarterly Report (September 2022)

The Cobalt Blue Quarterly Report for September 2022/Appendix B Cash Flow has been published

BHCP Demonstration Plant – Ore Processing Update

As reported on the 6th October, the Concentrator Circuit completed the initial 500 t of ore in September. Over the next four weeks a further 1,500 t of ore has been processed, bringing the total tonnage to 2,000 t.

Notice of 2022 Annual General Meeting/Proxy Form

Broken Hill Cobalt Project: Soil Survey Commences

Soil scientists have started a detailed soil survey of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project mining footprint, infrastructure areas and utilities corridors.

Demonstration Plant: Concentrator Circuit Update - Phase One Complete

The concentrator circuit has now completed testwork on 500 t of ore with a further 2,500 – 3,000 t of ore to be finalised shortly.

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.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project Commercial Vehicle is Best In Show

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project branded vehicles went from being well-recognised around the streets of Broken Hill to show-stoppers at the Silver City Show.

Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd (ASX: COB) publishes its 2022 Annual Report

The 2022 Financial Year saw a number of very important milestones, propelling Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd from a mining explorer to a project developer. The 2022 Annual Report, and the accompanying short video, highlights those key achievements.

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Mining Starts & Demo Plant Produces Bulk Samples

In this interview: Adam Randall (Demonstration Plant Manager) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations & Commercial Manager) of Cobalt Blue Holdings (ASX: COB) discuss the progress of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project

Webinar - COB Business Update and Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Update

In this webinar held 30/08/2022: Joe Kaderavek (CEO), Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager), and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on the progress of the BHCP

Demonstration Plant - Ore Extraction Completed

Commenting on recent events, Cobalt Blue’s Chief Executive Officer, Joe Kaderavek said: “Strong progress allowed us to extract further ore for better overall representativity. The completion of the mining, and now crushing, sets up Demonstration Plant operations in coming months”.

Mining.com.au: Cobalt Blue and Broken Hill - working together to take ethical cobalt to the world

This article by Adam Orlando for mining.com.au explores the relationship between the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and local community, in a collaboration that aims to take a much-needed supply of ethical cobalt direct to battery manufacturers.

Stockhead: We’ll need a monster cobalt mine every two years from 2025-26 or we’ll …um, run out

In this article (18th August 2022), Stockhead journalist, Reuben Adams, discusses the surge in cobalt demand and the critical need for supply side investment - proving to be perfect timing for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

Platts Metals Daily: Cobalt Blue Involvement in WA Battery Metal Refining Hub

In this article by Platts Metals Daily, Cobalt Blue’s Investment Relations/Commercial Manager, Joel Crane, discusses the Company’s participation with other battery metal players in Australia to develop a battery metal refining hub in Western Australia.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project AFL Club of the Year

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project is pleased to announce support of AFL Broken Hill with the initiation of a Club of the Year prize, with sponsorship that aims to reward performance, pride, and commitment to developing the sport locally across junior, women and senior teams.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project - First batch of high grade pyrite concentrate

A major milestone has been achieved for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project with our first bag of concentrate produced at Pyrite Hill. Weighing in at 731.5kg, this concentrate will be dried and then transported to the Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill for processing to recover cobalt and elemental sulphur.

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.

FINANCIAL TIMES: Surging Demand for Cobalt Spurs Hunt for Mineral in Australia’s Mine Waste

This article in the Financial Times explores the increasing demand for cobalt and how it is stimulating Australia’s quest to recover the mineral from mine waste.

Showing High School Students the Way to Future Jobs in Mining

With full operational employment at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project forecast at 400 jobs over 20+ years, the future is opening up boundless opportunities for local students.

Demonstration Plant Transitioning to Operations

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited is now commissioning and operating a Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited Quarterly Report (June 2022)

The Cobalt Blue Quarterly Report for June 2022 has been published

Strengthening the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Leadership Team

As part of Cobalt Blue’s ongoing commitment to the local workforce, we engaged Dattner Group to assist in strengthening the leadership team, who are the people behind our momentum at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant.

WEBINAR recording: Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd. and Rho Motion discuss global battery trends and the impact on cobalt markets.

In this webinar, Joel Crane (Cobalt Blue’s Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) discusses global battery trends and the impact on cobalt markets with Rho Motion’s Managing Director, Adam Panayi.

COB - Application for quotation of securities

COB - Cleansing Notice

SITE VISIT: Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Update – GHD Social Sustainability Team visit Broken

During July 2022, GHD representatives visited Broken Hill to progress aspects of the EIS for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP)

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: How to pick the right battery metals and EV investments

Cobalt Blue CEO, Joe Kaderavek, recently participated in a panel with CEOs from Kingsrose Mining and Azure Minerals, discussing what it takes for battery metals and EV-focused mining companies to win in this space.

Supercharging Australia’s local battery manufacturing capabilities

A new Cathode Precursor Production Pilot Plant will enhance Australia’s on-shore battery manufacturing.

VIDEO: Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant (Mine Site) - June 2022

Take a birds-eye view of the progress being achieved by our team on-site at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

Sowing the seeds in community: Cobalt Blue supports disability services in Broken Hill

Our Broken Hill Cobalt Project team have proudly donated the resources to build a new residential garden bed in association with Westhaven, a local agency that provides important disability services and support for people in need in Broken Hill.

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO - Battery Metals Investing

Joel Crane, Cobalt Blue’s Investor Relations & Commercial Manager recently took place in a panel discussion with the MD of Altech Chemicals (Perth-based battery anode plant developer) to discuss the ongoing development of the European battery ecosystem

COB: BHCP Analyst Site Visit 21 June 2022 - Presentation

Cobalt Blue hosted a site visit at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project that provided an update on the progress of the Demonstration Plant. Our guests were provided with a tour of the crushing and concentrator circuits and had the opportunity to walk ~80m into the underground decline. They were also guided through our processing plant and sulphate lab.

Demonstration Plant - Ore Extraction Underway, Commissioning Continues

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd (ASX: COB) - EV Manufacturers Now in Test Phase

Joe Kaderavek (CEO, COB) provides an update to CRUX Investors on the Broken Hill Cobalt Project.

Cobalt Blue CEO presents at the Cobalt Institute Annual Conference, Switzerland

The CEO of Cobalt Blue, Joe Kaderavek, presented at the recent Cobalt Institute Annual Conference in Zurich, Switzerland. Held in May 2022, after a 2-year hiatus, the Conference took on the theme ‘Powering the Green Economy’ - looking at the role of cobalt in powering the Green Economy and ensuring a sustainable future.

Lights, camera, action! Broken Hill Cobalt Project goes to the movies

The Broken Hill Cobalt Project is proud to have continued sponsoring the AGL Perfect Light Film Festival (PLFF) in 2022. This event was held over 3 days from 8th – 10th April, with the local community treated to a feature film night, short film event, and workshops involving experts from the Australian film industry

Broken Hill positions itself at the centre of the battery universe: mining.com.au

In this feature article for mining.com.au, Jonathan Norris explores the role of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project in providing a “solution to the global battery market’s increasingly grim problem with ethical supply chain sourcing”.

VIDEO: Broken Hill Cobalt Project – Ethical Cobalt to Power A Sustainable World

According to the International Energy Agency, transportation accounts for 23% of energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. As part of the Global Energy Transition, Electric Vehicles (EVs) will play a major role in meeting global goals on climate change and reducing greenhouse gas. The Broken Hill Cobalt Project will produce enough cobalt to power more than 5 million EVs.

ABC NEWS (DUBBO): Australia has critical minerals for electric vehicles, so isn't it time for a domestic industry?

Cobalt Blue Webinar recording- Quarterly Business and Broken Hill Cobalt Project Update

In this webinar, Joe Kaderavek (Chief Executive Officer) and Joel Crane (Investor Relations/Commercial Manager) provide an update on the progress of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and answer questions submitted by shareholders.

COB advances Demonstration Plant Commissioning

COB Webinar Presentation

Webinar Presentation - Quarterly COB Business Update and BHCP Project Update hosted on Thursday 12 May 2022

Broken Hill Cobalt Project features on Four Corners investigation into the new critical minerals mining boom.

Cobalt Blue has been highlighted by ABC Four Corners as a ‘key’ Australian project addressing the global demand for critical minerals. These minerals, cobalt among them, provide the technology needed for the world to ‘go green’. The Four Corners report investigates the new critical minerals mining boom and Australia’s role in meeting the surge in worldwide demand.

Broken Hill Cobalt Project Awarded $15m Critical Minerals Accelerator Initiative (CMAI) Grant

The Australian Government has awarded Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) $15m through the CMAI for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP).

NSW Deputy Premier Announces Mine Waste Re-Use Initiative at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant

Roy Butler MP visits the Broken Hill Cobalt Project Demonstration Plant

BHCP Demonstration Plant Update

As part of our regular business and operation updates, we are very excited to provide this short video detailing the recent progress of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP).

Broken Hill Community Open Day, 7th April 2022

The Board and senior executive of Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (COB) opened the gates of the Kanandah Road Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill to welcome the local community.

Cobalt Blue participates in an Australian – USA Critical Minerals Delegation

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings (COB) – Broken Hill Cobalt Project Update

COB - Application for quotation of securities

Open Day - Thursday 7 April 2022

The Board of Cobalt Blue Holdings Ltd (ASX:COB) invites you to attend an Open Day of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project – Demonstration Metallurgical Processing Plant.

COB commences underground development to support Demonstration Plant

Successful site establishment and first blast completed at Pyrite Hill. Demonstration Plant construction and commissioning underway.

St Pat's Races 2022

Attending St Patricks Race Day in Broken Hill each year we see increasing awareness, interest and support shown by locals and visitors to the Broken Hill Cobalt Project marquee. Thank you Broken Hill – our largest postcode of shareholders by a country mile!.

BHCP Demonstration Plant update

As part of our regular business and operation updates we’re providing photos and videos detailing the earthworks undertaken over the past several days as we step closer to commencement of the BHCP Demonstration Plant. As the construction advances in the coming weeks, investors can expect regular updates.

Grant of Australian Major Project Status

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX: COB) has been granted Major Project Status for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) by the Australian Government.

Blood Cobalt: The Congo’s Dangerous and Deadly Green Energy Mines

View this powerful ABC Foreign Correspondent report about cobalt in the Congo.

Joel Crane joins Cobalt Blue team as Investor Relations / Commercial Manager

Cobalt Blue Webinar - Quarterly Business Update and Broken Hill Cobalt Project Update

Joe Kaderavek (Chief Executive Officer) and Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager, COB) provide an update to investors on the progress of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and the transition from Pilot to Demonstration Plant. In this webinar, they also answer questions submitted by shareholders.

COB - Chairman's Letter to Shareholders

2021 Review and the year ahead.

Webinar - Quarterly COB Business Update and BHCP Project Update.

You are invited to join a live online webinar with CEO Joe Kaderavek and Executive Manager Dr Andrew Tong

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.

COB executes Memorandum of Understanding (‘MOU’) with State of Queensland

COB has executed a MOU with the State of Queensland, acting through the Department of Resources, to assess opportunities for the recovery of cobalt (and any coexisting base and precious metals) from mine waste.

ABC Radio Interview: Cobalt Blue Holdings CEO discusses meeting with Korean President

Joe Kaderavek (CEO, COB) examines cobalt, critical minerals, and supply chains to Korea in this interview with Andrew Schmidt on ABC Radio in Broken Hill.

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings (COB) - Technical Analysis & Due Diligence

Dr Andrew Tong (Executive Manager, COB) provides an update to CRUX Investors on the transition from Pilot to Demonstration Plant at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project

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.

COB NSW Government Critical Minerals & High-Tech Metals Strategy

The Deputy Premier and Resources Minister launched the NSW Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Strategy on Monday 29th November 2021.

BHCP continues to support mental health in the workplace

This #TradeMutt shirt, worn by Jonas at our Pilot Plant, promotes a high vis approach for mental health at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project .

Pilot Plant successfully produces cobalt sulphate samples

Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) Pilot Plant cobalt sulphate initial production completed. Cobalt sulphate partners to receive first samples in early November.

COB & BHCP National SafeWork Month - Week #4

This week the COB group discussed what it means to Be Safe, inside and out.

Cobalt Blue participation in Cathode Precursor Production Pilot Plant

BHCP cobalt sulphate will be used in the upcoming A$18m FBI-CRC cathode precursor pilot plant in 2022.

COB & BHCP National SafeWork Month - Week #3

This week for National Safe Work Month, the COB Group discussed the theme - Clean Air. Clear Lungs.

Notice of 2021 Annual General Meeting/Proxy Form

COB Expands Broken Hill Tenure

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX: COB) is pleased to announce the grant of Exploration Licence (‘EL’) 9254 has increased the Company’s Broken Hill footprint by some 35%.

COB & BHCP National SafeWork Month - Week #2

This week COB/BHCP started the conversation about Mental Health as part of National Safe Work Month. We discussed Mental Health stigma, and how it can be one of the greatest barriers to people seeking help.

COB & BHCP National SafeWork Month - October 2021

The focus for this week of SafeWork month is ‘Think Safe’ - how ‘we’ as individuals and a company will ensure safety in the workplace. We start with setting ourselves up for the job, and working together to manage the risks in our workplace.

CEO Investor Webinar - Live recording

Cobalt Blue's CEO, Joe Kaderavek held a Business Update webinar on Tuesday 6 October 2021.

CRUX INVESTOR VIDEO: Cobalt Blue Holdings (COB) - Half a Gigafactory: Start of Something Big

Joe Kaderavek (CEO, Cobalt Blue) provides an update on the Broken Hill Cobalt Project and its global battery market opportunity.

CEO Investor Webinar

You are invited to join a live online webinar with COB CEO, Joe Kaderavek.

BHCP Resource Update

Premium cobalt samples finalised

Premium Mixed Hydroxide Product (MHP) {typically 35–41% cobalt and 3–10% nickel content} produced

Crux Investor: Cobalt Blue (COB) - $15M Raise + Warrants Means Funded to FID

Pilot Plant – Open Days

COB Expands Broken Hill Footprint

Progress Report

COB announces the successful installation and commissioning of its Broken Hill based Pilot Plant. Production of concentrate has been operating at nameplate 2 – 3 tonnes per day since the start of May.

Ethical Cobalt – be part of a greener future

Cobalt Blue (COB) - "32 Buyers Testing Our Product & We Can Scale"

Strategic Financial Advisor Appointed

The appointment of Cutfield Freeman and the commencement of this Strategic Financial Advisory mandate represents another major step forward in the development of COB’s Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP).

Working together for a residential workforce

Cobalt in Waste Streams Project

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) is delighted to announce its Cobalt in Waste Streams Project, a rollout of its existing technology and test facilities to examine cobalt recovery from waste streams.

Successful Groundwater Allocation

Pilot Trial - Commissioning underway

Cobalt Sector Heating Up and Cash Costs Coming Down

Introducing the Broken Hill Cobalt Project

Cobalt Blue is undertaking exploration and development programs on the Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP). The BHCP is located 23 km west of Broken Hill, with railway line passing through the project area, and consists of four granted tenements with total area of 63km2.

CRUX Investor Company Interview – Battery Metals Jan 2021

India Global Week 2020: The next mining boom

COB ‘well on its way to signing 10 global sample partners’

Proactive Investors: Cobalt Blue on its vision for the Broken Hill Cobalt Project

CEO interview January 2020 – articulating the COB vision

COB Q&A 10 December 2019

121 Mining Investment Hong Kong 2019

Moving Towards Production

Diggers & Dealers 2018

Pilot Plant - Open Days

Quarterly Activities Report March 2021

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