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Lead prices soar after Port Pirie outage 150 150 Batteries International

Lead prices soar after Port Pirie outage

August 1, 2019: Lead prices soared in June and July by around $250/t from $1,790/t on the back of an unplanned production outage at Nyrstar’s primary lead refinery at Port…

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Exide hits back at DTSC over ‘demonstrably false’ violations 150 150 Batteries International

Exide hits back at DTSC over ‘demonstrably false’ violations

August 1, 2019: Exide Technologies has refuted accusations in a July 19 letter from California’s DTSC, which threatens to fine the company hundreds of thousands of dollars for violations that…

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Aqua Metals announces surge in lead production for Q2 2019 150 150 Batteries International

Aqua Metals announces surge in lead production for Q2 2019

August 1, 2019: Second quarter results for 2019 released by lead battery recycling firm Aqua Metals on July 31 have shown over a fourfold leap in lead production, said the…

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Belarus’s IPower lead battery plant rejects polluting claims, ready to open 150 150 Batteries International

Belarus’s IPower lead battery plant rejects polluting claims, ready to open

August 1, 2019: Belarusian lead acid battery plant IPower, which has been the subject of public protests for over a year, has hit back at claims that its proposed new…

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Hammond releases new expander to reduce water loss in EFBs 150 150 Batteries International

Hammond releases new expander to reduce water loss in EFBs

August 1, 2019: International battery additives and specialist chemical company Hammond Group, Inc has launched another series of negative expanders, the AE-EFB, the company announced in late July. The company…

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Exide appoints Lou Martinez as new chief financial officer 150 150 Batteries International

Exide appoints Lou Martinez as new chief financial officer

August 1, 2019: Exide Technologies has promoted Lou Martinez to executive vice president and chief financial officer, the firm announced on July 30. Martinez has been with Exide since 2005,…

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EaglePicher appoints Richard Hunter as CEO 150 150 Batteries International

EaglePicher appoints Richard Hunter as CEO

August 1, 2019: EaglePicher, the specialist battery manufacturer, has appointed Richard Hunter as CEO, the company announced on July 24. Hunter was previously president of the Defense Electronic Systems division…

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18ABC launches charity initiative ahead of Bali conference 150 150 Batteries International

18ABC launches charity initiative ahead of Bali conference

July 18, 2019: It’s only seven weeks to go until the great and the good of the lead battery industry head to Bali and what will be the 18th Asia…

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Hammond appoints Goodearl as director, global accounts 150 150 Batteries International

Hammond appoints Goodearl as director, global accounts

July 18, 2019: Hammond Group, Inc, the international battery additives and specialist chemical company, has appointed Ray Goodearl as global sales director, the company announced on July 1. Goodearl has…

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EnerSys completes motive power range of batteries with lead and lithium options 150 150 Batteries International

EnerSys completes motive power range of batteries with lead and lithium options

July 18, 2019: Battery manufacturer EnerSys is to launch another thin plate pure lead battery for motive power applications at an international exhibition on material handling equipment in September. The…

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