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Cobalt: A Metal Poised to Peak

Jan 8, 2018 | 08:00 GMT
As a key component in lithium-ion batteries, cobalt has become an important commodity in the growing electronics and electric vehicle markets.

As a key component in lithium-ion batteries, cobalt has become an important commodity in the growing electronics and electric vehicle markets.

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Lithium-ion battery production is increasing demand for the element, which could wind up in short supply. But as technology advances, cobalt's days in the sun are numbered. ...

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