Australian company Cougar Metals NL is a global explorer with interests in gold, lithium, graphite and nickel projects in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Madagascar. The company was established in 2002. In 2004 it was established in Brazil, where it also provides drilling services, through the Sondagens GeoLógica division. In mid-2016, Cougar Metals executed an agreement to acquire an 85% interest in two lithium exploration areas in Brazil. In early 2018, the company signed an agreement with Antasitua Chile SPA for the acquisition of 100% of the Chilean 36km2 Plateado cobalt exploration project.