Near-Term North American Cobalt Supplier

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Focused on creating a North American cobalt supply chain.

First Cobalt is a Canadian-based pure-play cobalt company and owner of the only permitted primary cobalt refinery in North America. The Company is exploring a restart of the First Cobalt Refinery in Ontario, Canada, which could produce up to 5,000 tonnes of cobalt sulfate per year. First Cobalt also owns the Iron Creek Cobalt Project in Idaho, USA, which has Inferred mineral resources of 26.9 million tonnes grading 0.11% cobalt equivalent*. The Company’s other assets include 50 past-producing mines in the Canadian Cobalt Camp.

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Click below to get to know the First Cobalt Refinery and the Iron Creek Project, as well as interviews with the senior management team.

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First Cobalt Refinery, Ontario, Canada

On April 3, 2019, the Company announced that it successfully produced a high purity battery grade cobalt sulfate using the First Cobalt Refinery flowsheet. The refinery has the potential to produce either a cobalt sulfate or cobalt. Once operational, the Refinery would become the only North American producer of refined cobalt.

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Iron Creek Cobalt Project, Idaho, USA

On September 26, 2018, First Cobalt announced an Inferred Resource estimate at Iron Creek of 26.9 million tonnes grading 0.11% cobalt equivalent*. An updated mineral resource estimate is expected in H1'19, including additional drilling done during 2018. 

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First Cobalt offers a North American cobalt solution, a fully permitted refinery and a pathway to cobalt production. We are a primary cobalt company with three significant North American assets.

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