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Mark Stevenson joins Aqua Metals as firm expands further Batteries International

Mark Stevenson joins Aqua Metals as firm expands further

Mark Stevenson, one of Asia’s best known figures in the lead industry, is to join Aqua Metals, a US recycling start-up with a unique process of recovering lead from discarded…

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Amber Kinetics appoints Daniel Bakholdin as CTO Batteries International

Amber Kinetics appoints Daniel Bakholdin as CTO

Daniel Bakholdin — a well known veteran in flywheel development and commercialization — was appointed chief technology officer for the US firm Amber Kinetics. He will be responsible for advancing…

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Used lead battery industry is ‘world’s worst polluter’ 150 150 Batteries International

Used lead battery industry is ‘world’s worst polluter’

Environmental organizations Green Cross Switzerland and Pure Earth identified the used lead-acid battery industry as the most polluting industry in the world in their joint report released on October 26.…

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Aqua Metals stock sale imminent, outlines ‘master licensing’ 150 150 Batteries International

Aqua Metals stock sale imminent, outlines ‘master licensing’

Aqua Metals, the US electrochemical lead recycler, announced on November 15 it was about to sell shares of its common stock. A price will be announced at the time of…

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RedT deploys 17 vanadium flow energy storage machines 150 150 Batteries International

RedT deploys 17 vanadium flow energy storage machines

RedT Energy, the UK-based vanadium redox flow energy storage machine company, confirmed mid-November that it had finished its so-called ‘Gen 1 market seeding phase’. This is where its first manufacturing…

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ILZDA honours Pavlov with lifetime award 150 150 Batteries International

ILZDA honours Pavlov with lifetime award

Detchko Pavlov, arguably the leading academic researcher of lead of his generation, was presented with a lifetime award for his services to the Indian lead acid battery industry on November…

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Southwest converts diesel baggage tractors to Thin Plate Pure Lead 150 150 Batteries International

Southwest converts diesel baggage tractors to Thin Plate Pure Lead

Southwest Airlines has started converting its 1,000-strong fleet of diesel baggage tractors and belt loaders to Thin Plate Pure Lead batteries from NexSys, a subsidiary of US battery firm EnerSys,…

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China grants legal status to low-speed lead-powered cars 150 150 Batteries International

China grants legal status to low-speed lead-powered cars

  China introduced regulations in October to the low-speed vehicle market in what could be a huge boost to the lead battery industry, with demand potentially growing from 23,000 units…

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NAATBatt executive director responds to Trump election with calm 150 150 Batteries International

NAATBatt executive director responds to Trump election with calm

Shock waves throughout the environment industries over Donald Trump’s election win to become US president have been met with a calm and positive response by NAATBatt’s executive director Jim Greenberger.…

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EU refuses to confirm reprieve for JCI on cartel malpractice 150 150 Batteries International

EU refuses to confirm reprieve for JCI on cartel malpractice

Despite a Bloomberg report that batteries giant Johnson Controls will avoid having to pay a potentially massive fine by the EU for scheming with other parties to keep used lead…

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