Mr Kaderavek shares his views on cobalt supply and demand, as well as his thoughts on the cobalt sector as a whole. Mr Kaderavek gives an update on Cobalt Blue as well as his 5 year outlook for the company:
“Thackaringa will be the largest single source of cobalt outside of Africa producing 4,000t of cobalt (~20,000t of cobalt sulphate) per annum.”
Mr Kaderavek was former Head of Resources at Deutsche Bank equities/investment management, with a resources and energy storage technology focus. He also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers doing operational reviews and strategic assessments across mining, minerals processing, railway and port facilities throughout Australia, North America and Europe. He also worked extensively on secondment to BHPB and Rio Tinto. Finally, an international consulting role focused on renewable energy/battery storage technologies.
Cobalt Blue is a pure-play cobalt focused energy solutions company, incorporated on 26 August 2016 for the express purpose of advancing the development of their Thackaringa cobalt mining operation in New South Wales, Australia. The Company is also seeking to invest in energy storage (battery) technologies that may complement the production of cobalt in commercializing battery and associated energy storage technologies.