Jervois has big cobalt-nickel ambitions

JERVOIS Mining’s big picture ambitions to be a multi-billion-dollar company in the lithium-ion battery precursor space have begun to clearly emerge in the past few weeks, with the junior flagging an interest in two globally significant projects.

Jervois has big cobalt-nickel ambitions Jervois has big cobalt-nickel ambitions Jervois has big cobalt-nickel ambitions Jervois has big cobalt-nickel ambitions Jervois has big cobalt-nickel ambitions

The Idaho cobalt project in the USA is one of the developments on the radar of ambitious Jervois Mining

A small stake in the Canadian owner of a fully permitted cobalt development in Idaho was unveiled late last month, and this week the ASX-listed junior said it had applied for the world-class Kabanga nickel project in Tanzania.

Already in the portfolio is the Nico-Young project in New South Wales where metallurgical testing and other work is being undertaken, with results due this month as part of a pre-feasibility targeted for completion next quarter.

Speaking to MNN earlier this month, Jervois' CEO Bryce Crocker broadly outlined the rationale for Jervios' ambitions.

"We think at this end of the market there is strong investor appetite to get a vehicle which is liquid and which has scale," Crocker said.

"There will be a premium rating assigned...