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Another threat to lead as EU planners mull new legislation 652 240 Batteries International

Another threat to lead as EU planners mull new legislation

17 January 2019: EUROBAT has raised concerns about a preparatory study that could form the basis of new EC legislation on batteries, and was discussed at a stakeholder meeting in…

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UltraBattery made by Furukawa Battery installed in first cargo ship 260 194 Batteries International

UltraBattery made by Furukawa Battery installed in first cargo ship

17 January 2019: An UltraBattery made by Furukawa Battery has been installed on a ship for the first time, ship energy systems developer Eco Marine Power announced on December 19.…

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China certifies three lead battery makers despite policy shift to lithium 200 200 Batteries International

China certifies three lead battery makers despite policy shift to lithium

17 January 2019: Three lead acid battery manufacturers in China have been officially certified as having met industrial requirements to operate, the Ministry of Industry and Information said on December…

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Cotton officially becomes Aqua Metals’ CEO 900 600 Batteries International

Cotton officially becomes Aqua Metals’ CEO

17 January 2019: Steve Cotton was officially made CEO of Aqua Metals, the lead battery recycler, on January 9 after months as de facto president and CEO. He has also…

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Exide Technologies announces two senior appointments 1024 338 Batteries International

Exide Technologies announces two senior appointments

17 January 2019: Exide Technologies, the US lead battery manufacturer and recycler, announced two senior appointments in the first half of January. Stefan Stübing becomes executive vice president and president of…

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Boris Monahov joins electrolyte start-up Tydrolyte’s advisory board 200 200 Batteries International

Boris Monahov joins electrolyte start-up Tydrolyte’s advisory board

4 January 2019: Former ALABC technical program manager Boris Monahov joined the electrolyte maker start-up Tydrolyte’s advisory board on January 1, the company announced. He joins Stephen Johnson, a former EPA…

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DTSC orders expansion of sampling area around Quemetco battery recycling facility 1000 500 Batteries International

DTSC orders expansion of sampling area around Quemetco battery recycling facility

4 January 2019: New modelling and analysis by California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control led the agency on December 17 to order an expansion of the area being investigated for contamination…

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Monbat becomes Advanced Battery Concepts 5th bipolar licensee 768 1024 Batteries International

Monbat becomes Advanced Battery Concepts 5th bipolar licensee

4 January 2019: Advanced Battery Concepts, the bipolar lead battery firm, announced in December it had given licensing rights for its GreenSeal technology to another battery firm, the Bulgarian firm…

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Exide Industries launches UPS batteries for SOHO trend in India 300 178 Batteries International

Exide Industries launches UPS batteries for SOHO trend in India

4 January 2019: Exide Industries, the Indian lead battery maker, stepped into the small office home office market in November with a new range of UPS batteries especially for this…

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Analysts predict steady growth in lead demand for 2019 228 152 Batteries International

Analysts predict steady growth in lead demand for 2019

4 January 2019: A reduction in the amount of lead required by China is likely to affect global demand for lead this year, although it is still expected to rise,…

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