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BMW battery-sourcing ethics highlight cobalt-mining issue for electric cars

BMW battery-sourcing ethics highlight cobalt-mining issue for electric cars

King's Bay Resources
Update: Nov 14, 2017
German carmaker BMW is planning to provide greater transparency into its battery-cell supply-chain, including cobalt. Click here to read more from Green Car Rep ...
Battery tech energises the cobalt market

Battery tech energises the cobalt market

King's Bay Resources
Update: Nov 7, 2017
Cobalt has been one of the star metals on the commodities markets in 2017, demand being partly driven by rapidly developing lithium-ion battery technologies. Click ...
Battery boom relies on one African nation avoiding chaos of past

Battery boom relies on one African nation avoiding chaos of past

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 31, 2017
“There are lot of grand plans being put in place by automotive manufacturers, but not many of them seem to have considered the cobalt-supply chain,” ...

'West Pit', Lynx Lake Copper-Cobalt Property, Labrador

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 30, 2017
The upcoming drill program at Lynx Lake will target a large anomaly in the vicinity of the 'West Pit' detected during an earlier VTEM survey of the property. The ...
Can you find King

Can you find King's Bay in Resource World Magazine's Latest Cobalt Feature?

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 27, 2017
Can you find King's Bay in Resource World Magazine's Latest Cobalt Feature? King’s Bay is a Vancouver based company focused on the exploration of cobalt, ...
King’s Bay Resources to begin first-ever drill program on Labrador copper-cobalt project

King’s Bay Resources to begin first-ever drill program on Labrador copper-cobalt project

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 27, 2017
A very good summary of recent activity at King's Bay, via Resource Clips.
Trump Island, Sample 4277

Trump Island, Sample 4277

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 24, 2017
Highly sulphidized sample 4277, collected from the NW side of the island
Why Every Electric Carmaker is Scrambling for Access to this Element

Why Every Electric Carmaker is Scrambling for Access to this Element

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 20, 2017
By 2030, experts say, autonomous (aka 'self-driving') EVs could account for 95% of all US passenger miles. The demand for cobalt to manufacture lithium ion batteries, ...
We Should Start Planning for Large lithium-ion battery demand, say materials scientists

We Should Start Planning for Large lithium-ion battery demand, say materials scientists

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 13, 2017
The first ever study of the lithium-ion battery supply chain has published its findings in the journal 'Joule'. Click here to read a very convenient summary of the ...
North Trump Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

North Trump Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 11, 2017
North Trump Island, looking north towards Twillingate, NL about 7 km away.
King’s Bay Completes Exploration Program at Trump Island...

King’s Bay Completes Exploration Program at Trump Island...

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 11, 2017
King’s Bay Completes Exploration Program at Trump Island Copper-Cobalt Project in Newfoundland Vancouver, October 11th, 2017 – King’s Bay Resources ...
Trump Island, Sample 4266

Trump Island, Sample 4266

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 10, 2017
Trump Island sample number 4266, highly sulphidized wall rock also showing oxidization.
Kevin Bottomley at Mines and Money Americas 2017 in Toronto

Kevin Bottomley at Mines and Money Americas 2017 in Toronto

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 6, 2017
King's Bay Resources President & CEO recently attended the 2017 Mines and Money Americas Conference in Toronto
The Dark Side of Electric Cars: Exploitative Labor Practices

The Dark Side of Electric Cars: Exploitative Labor Practices

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 3, 2017
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) remains the world's largest producer of cobalt, an essential ingredient of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. But being number ...
Trump Island, Sample 4270

Trump Island, Sample 4270

King's Bay Resources
Update: Oct 2, 2017
Sample 4270, collected near the adit, showing quartz veins with chalcopyrite stringers. For more photos from Trump Island, please visit KBG's Trump Island flick ...
Everyone wants cobalt, but few want to get tangled up in the world’s largest producing nation

Everyone wants cobalt, but few want to get tangled up in the world’s largest producing nation

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 29, 2017
For too long, the Democratic Republic of Congo has known no competition in the cobalt market, to its detriment. The metal, which used to be just a byproduct of nickel ...
Announcing King

Announcing King's Bay Resources' newest social media channel!

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 29, 2017
Announcing King's Bay Resources' newest social media channel! King’s Bay is a Vancouver based company focused on the exploration of cobalt, and other ...
Copper - Cobalt Property - Trump Island

Copper - Cobalt Property - Trump Island

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 27, 2017
New graphic! This map shows the location of King's Bay Resources' newest copper/cobalt property, Trump Island, Newfoundland
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King's Bay Director Nick Rodway, B.Sc. at Trump Island, Newfoundland

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 27, 2017
King's Bay Resources Director Nick Rodway, shown here, took photos during fieldwork at the Trump Island Property (copper/cobalt) in Newfoundland. We'll be featuring ...
Exclusive: VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars

Exclusive: VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 25, 2017
Germany's Volkswagen is moving to secure long-term supplies of cobalt, a vital component of rechargeable batteries, as the group accelerates its ambitious shift ...
Mines and Money Americas 2017 in Toronto

Mines and Money Americas 2017 in Toronto

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 21, 2017
Mines and Money Americas 2017 in Toronto Kevin Bottomley, King's Bay Resources' CEO & President, will be attending the Mines and Money Americas 2017 Conference ...
The Massive Impact of EVs on Commodities in One Chart

The Massive Impact of EVs on Commodities in One Chart

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 19, 2017
In some electric vehicle (EV) drivetrains, for example, the Chevrolet Bolt, cobalt is an essential rechargeable battery component. This infographic, from Visual ...
King’s Bay Closes $217,500 Private Placement

King’s Bay Closes $217,500 Private Placement

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 19, 2017
King’s Bay Closes $217,500 Private Placement King’s Bay is a Vancouver based company focused on the exploration of cobalt, and other high-tech metals ...
The Prices of These Vital Metals are Soaring

The Prices of These Vital Metals are Soaring

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 15, 2017
The Prices of These Vital Metals are Soaring The prices of cobalt and tungsten have skyrocketed in recent months because of worries that supply of the vital metals ...
China Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car Race

China Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car Race

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 13, 2017
China has announced it will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, becoming the biggest market to do so in a move that will ...
Metals and Electric Cars – A Revolution in the Making

Metals and Electric Cars – A Revolution in the Making

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 8, 2017
Metals and Electric Cars – A Revolution in the Making This very useful article, courtesy of Geology for Investors, briefly discuss some of the rationale ...
King’s Bay Announces $250,000 Non-Brokered Private Placement

King’s Bay Announces $250,000 Non-Brokered Private Placement

King's Bay Resources
Update: Sep 7, 2017
King’s Bay Announces $250,000 Non-Brokered Private Placement King’s Bay is a Vancouver based company focused on the exploration of cobalt, and other ...
King’s Bay Resources Corp. Announces Closing of Second & Final Tranche of Private Placements

King’s Bay Resources Corp. Announces Closing of Second & Final Tranche of Private Placements

King's Bay Resources
Update: Aug 30, 2017
King’s Bay Resources Corp. Announces Closing of Second & Final Tranche of Private Placements King’s Bay is a Vancouver based company focused on ...
KBG Investor Presentation, August 2017

KBG Investor Presentation, August 2017

King's Bay Resources
Update: Aug 28, 2017
KBG Investor Presentation, August 2017 Want to learn more about King's Bay Resources' various projects and properties? The Latest KBG Investor Presentation is now ...
Is Child Labor the Price for E-Cars?

Is Child Labor the Price for E-Cars?

King's Bay Resources
Update: Aug 25, 2017
Is Child Labor the Price for E-Cars? Whether in cars, laptops or smartphones, cobalt is in nearly all batteries. The biggest supplier is the Democratic Republic ...