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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

BMW sources sustainable Moroccan cobalt

Ensuring ethical battery metal for rapidly expanding EV models Metal Tech News – July 9, 2020


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:42pm

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BMW Group corporate headquarters in Munich, Germany.

BMW Group has secured a deal for 100 million euros worth of the sustainably sourced cobalt needed for the lithium-ion batteries that are powering its expanding line-up of electric vehicles.

This important but oft-controversial battery metal will be acquired from Managem Group, a Moroccan mining company that produces cobalt, copper, fluorite, gold, silver, and zinc at its seven mines in Morocco...

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