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eCobalt Solutions Inc.

eCobalt is a well-established TSX-listed company committed to providing clean cobalt products essential for the rapidly growing rechargeable battery and renewable energy sectors, made safely, responsibly, and transparently in the United States. The company's Idaho Cobalt Project, located in the historic Idaho Cobalt Belt in East Central Idaho, is the only environmentally permitted, primary cobalt project in the United States. It is 100% owned by the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Formation Capital Corporation, U.S.
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Expert Comments:

The project is the only near-term, environmentally permitted primary cobalt project in the U.S.
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Eric Zaunscherb, Canaccord Genuity (9/18/18)
"ECobalt Solutions Inc. released an update on construction progress at its Idaho cobalt project, indicating that construction is advancing on time and on budget. . .recently, the company achieved an important step, demonstrating the successful conclusion of pilot-scale metallurgical testing, confirming the ability to produce a clean (low-arsenic) cobalt copper-concentrate using rotary kiln roasting technology. In addition, eCobalt announced its optimized feasibility study is on schedule to be delivered at the end of September."

A Canaccord Genuity report provided an update on the Idaho project.
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Craig Hutchison, TD Securities (9/11/18)
"This morning, eCobalt Solutions Inc. announced the successful completion of pilot-level metallurgical testing to remove arsenic from its cobalt concentrate at the company's Idaho cobalt project. . .testing confirms the arsenic removal process can produce a clean cobalt concentrate. . .eCobalt can now finalize the optimized feasibility study, which has been held up due to the inconclusive results on arsenic removal until now."

Eric Zaunscherb, Canaccord Genuity (9/11/18)
"ECobalt Solutions Inc. announced the successful conclusion of pilot-scale metallurgical testing for the wholly-owned Idaho cobalt project in Idaho and confirmed the expected delivery of results from the optimized feasibility study by the end of September. . .after delivery of the optimized feasibility study, the company's next steps include shipment of pilot plant samples to potential offtakers, finalization of commercial terms and agreements with them as part of a project financing package and formalization of a production decision."

The Energy Investor (9/1/18)
"ECobalt Solutions Inc. has started lining the tailings waste storage facility and ponds for September completion at its Idaho cobalt project. . .installation of the system pipelines are in progress. . .believe me, if we liked the company when the shares spiked to around $2 at the beginning of the year, then we certainly are bullish on this stock now."

The company reports it is on target for commercial production to begin in 2020.
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Keith Kohl, Energy Investor (8/3/18)
"Here are some of the highlights from eCobalt Solutions Inc.'s recently completed work: activation of a manned security checkpoint at the property access road; moving of its 70 Kt crushed aggregate to the mine site for construction activities; engineering, fabrication and delivery of the water treatment plant; preparation of the water treatment plant site for building construction; establishment of a concrete batch plant on site with contractor quality assurance/quality control laboratory; and provisions on site for emergency medical services. . .with shares trading under $1 apiece, this could turn out to be a good buying opportunity."

Critical equipment and power have been delivered to site; the pouring of concrete has commenced.
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Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Klondike Strike Inc. (7/12/18)
"Crucial equipment has been delivered to eCobalt Solutions Inc.'s Idaho cobalt project site for the construction of environmental systems; the main transformer has been energized with the installed grid power now operational. The concrete plant is on site, and the company has begun constructing foundations for the water treatment plant; also in progress is the installation of liners for the tailings waste storage facility and water management ponds."

Analysts provided an update on the company's flagship asset in Idaho.
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Metallurgical optimization and investigation of financing options are progressing at a cobalt project in Idaho.
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With demand for cobalt skyrocketing, a near-term, fully permitted cobalt mine in Idaho is garnering attention by continuing to hit its milestones.
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Canaccord Genuity analyst Eric Zaunscherb relayed where this company stands with respect to building its mine and plant.
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Experts Following This Company

Craig Hutchison, Analyst – TD Securities
Derek Macpherson, VP Mining Analysis – Red Cloud Klondike Strike Inc.
David Talbot, Vice President, Senior Analyst – Eight Capital
Eric Zaunscherb, Analyst – Canaccord Genuity

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Investing Highlights
 
Only primary near-term environmentally-permitted cobalt project in the US.
 
Clean, ethical source of cobalt (60% of global Co from the DRC).
 
Initial production expected Q419 full commercial production in 2020.
catalyst Calendar
Q2
2018
New Optimized Feasibility Study due in Q218.
Q2
2018
Finalize offtake agreements and all environmental systems in place in Q218.
Q3
2018
Commence underground development in Q318.