First Cobalt – More Information On Moving Forward With The Only Refinery In North America

April 15, 2019

Last week First Cobalt (TSX.V:FCC & OTCQB:FTSSF) announced it had produced a battery grade cobalt sulfate at its fully owned refinery in North America. I brought on the President and CEO Trent Mel to discuss how the Company now now advance the refinery towards full production. We discuss the timeline to recommission the refinery and total estimated costs. Trent also points out that this is the only refinery in North America which could really set the company apart.

Click here to visit the First Cobalt website and learn more about this development.

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