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EU launches ‘BatteRIes Europe’ platform to co-ordinate battery research 150 150 Batteries International

EU launches ‘BatteRIes Europe’ platform to co-ordinate battery research

July 4, 2019: The European Union launched what it called the ‘research and innovation leg’ of the European Battery Alliance on June 25. This aims to co-ordinate research into all…

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US Environmental Protection Agency proposes $72m plan for Superfund clean-up 150 150 Batteries International

US Environmental Protection Agency proposes $72m plan for Superfund clean-up

July 4, 2019: The US Environmental Protection Agency on July 3 announced a $72 million plan to clean up a Superfund site in New Jersey, where car batteries and other…

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Exide Technologies announces financing and recapitalization round 150 150 Batteries International

Exide Technologies announces financing and recapitalization round

July 4, 2019: Exide Technologies announced on June 26 it had completed a ‘comprehensive new financing and recapitalization’. The financing round was to “significantly improve Exide’s financial position, allowing for…

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BCI creates training toolkit for disposal of lithium batteries 150 150 Batteries International

BCI creates training toolkit for disposal of lithium batteries

July 4, 2019: The dangers of lithium batteries when they enter the lead battery recycling stream are being tackled with a training toolkit launched by Battery Council International on June…

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Narada wins Energy Storage System Integrator award 150 150 Batteries International

Narada wins Energy Storage System Integrator award

July 4, 2019: Narada Battery, the Chinese lead battery firm, was one of three winners of the Energy Storage System Integrator award at the fifth Global Solar + Energy Storage…

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New ILA communications manager Fareha Lasker 150 150 Batteries International

New ILA communications manager Fareha Lasker

July 4, 2019: For the record, Fareha Lasker was appointed communications manager for the International Lead Association in May. “We know that the next 10 years will see unprecedented growth…

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Trump tariffs on Mexican lead batteries could be good news for US battery makers, says analyst 808 1024 Batteries International

Trump tariffs on Mexican lead batteries could be good news for US battery makers, says analyst

June 6, 2019: Donald Trump’s tariffs on Mexican lead batteries into the US could ultimately be good news for US battery makers — if they can source enough refined lead,…

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Microporous partners Zisun to offer AGM separators as new product 200 233 Batteries International

Microporous partners Zisun to offer AGM separators as new product

June 6, 2019: Microporous, the lead battery separator manufacturer, announced on May 30 it had formed a partnership with the Chinese micro-glass fibre firm Zisun for the manufacturing, development and…

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Gravita begins commercial production of lead at two African recycling plants 1024 512 Batteries International

Gravita begins commercial production of lead at two African recycling plants

June 6, 2019: Gravita, the Indian lead producer and recycler, has begun commercial production of lead in two African countries — Tanzania and Ghana — with the aim of supplying…

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Heritage site sticks with lead to supply off-grid electricity 677 1024 Batteries International

Heritage site sticks with lead to supply off-grid electricity

June 6, 2019: The first heritage site in the UK to operate 100% off-grid, using lead-acid batteries to store electricity generated by hydro and solar technologies, has replaced the system…

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