Cobalt (‘the Technology Enabler’): CDI Review & Future Challenges

  1. Thomas Battle,
  2. Michael Moats,
  3. Violina Cocalia,
  4. Harald Oosterhof,
  5. Shafiq Alam,
  6. Antoine Allanore,
  7. Rodney Jones,
  8. Nathan Stubina,
  9. Corby Anderson and
  10. Shijie Wang
  1. D. Weight

Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118658826.ch2

Ni-Co 2013

Ni-Co 2013

How to Cite

Weight, D. (2013) Cobalt (‘the Technology Enabler’): CDI Review & Future Challenges, in Ni-Co 2013 (eds T. Battle, M. Moats, V. Cocalia, H. Oosterhof, S. Alam, A. Allanore, R. Jones, N. Stubina, C. Anderson and S. Wang), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118658826.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118605752

Online ISBN: 9781118658826

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Keywords:

  • cobalt development institute;
  • management structure;
  • CDI foundations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Disclaimer

  • 55 Years of History

  • Mission Statement

  • Management Structure

  • ‘Corporate’ Structure

  • CDI Foundations

  • Cobalt Applications

  • Cobalt End-Use

  • Rechargeable Battery

  • Hardmetal & Diamond Tool

  • Pigment

  • Catalyst – Polymerisation/Oxidation

  • Rubber Adhesion

  • Coatings

  • Catalyst – Hydroprocessing

  • Catalyst – Fischer Tropsch for GTL

  • Superalloys

  • Casting, Hard Facing and High Speed Steel

  • Medical Prosthetics

  • Remaining Significant Applications

  • Cobalt Market

  • Cobalt End-Use

  • Cobalt Production

  • Refined Production by Geographical Area

  • Refined Cobalt Apparent Demand by Region

  • Refined Cobalt Demand

  • Supply & Demand

  • Projects

  • Global Reserves

  • Hazard & Risk

  • Cobalt – An Essential Trace Element

  • Cobalt Natural Life Cycle

  • Natural occurrence of cobalt

  • Deficiency is a concern?

  • Too Much of a Good Thing!

  • Toxicity, Hazard and Risk

  • Toxicity/Hazard

  • Human Exposure

  • Hazard + Exposure = Risk

  • Risk Regulation

  • Relevant Regulations - Examples

  • Finding the Appropriate Balance

  • Challenges Going Forward

  • Sustainability – EU Perspective

  • Sustainable Mining, Mineral & Metals

  • Challenges

  • CDI Proposition

  • Thank You for Your Attention