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What’s in store for the US battery industry post-election? 150 150 Batteries International

What’s in store for the US battery industry post-election?

October 23, 2020: By the time our next news bulletin hits your inboxes, on November 12 or 13 — depending on where in the world you are — the so-called…

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Independent law firm clears Monbat of irregular waste handling 150 150 Batteries International

Independent law firm clears Monbat of irregular waste handling

October 23, 2020: Bulgarian and eastern European battery and recycling group Monbat announced in September that it had been cleared of mishandling hazardous waste by law firm Wolff Theiss. It…

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Shortage of tin to raise price of battery making over the long term 150 150 Batteries International

Shortage of tin to raise price of battery making over the long term

October 23, 2020: A variety of media reports in the week of October 12 said that increased demand for tin — a vital element  in many  lead battery alloys  —…

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Worldwide demand for lead to rebound in 2021 after 2020 slump 150 150 Batteries International

Worldwide demand for lead to rebound in 2021 after 2020 slump

October 23, 2020: Global demand for lead will fall by 6.5% to 11.4 million tonnes in 2020 because of the drop in car production, said the International Lead and Zinc…

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26,700 plug-in hybrid BMWs recalled because of fire risk with batteries 150 150 Batteries International

26,700 plug-in hybrid BMWs recalled because of fire risk with batteries

October 23, 2020: German carmaker BMW has been forced to recall almost 30,000 plug-in hybrid cars around the world because of a fire risk with the batteries, the company confirmed…

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Geno Papazov elected to alpha/beta society 150 150 Batteries International

Geno Papazov elected to alpha/beta society

October 23, 2020: Geno Papazov, the Bulgarian electrochemist based until his recent retirement at the internationally famous Central Laboratory of Electrochemical Power Sources (CLEPS) in Sofia, Bulgaria, was chosen in…

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The lead battery business — a history in 100 bulletins 150 150 Batteries International

The lead battery business — a history in 100 bulletins

October 9, 2020: Four years, one hundred bulletins. That’s almost 1,000 stories looking at the ups, the downs, the successes and failures of the lead battery business. Looking back it’s hard…

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Virtual ELBC closes, offers new possibilities for the future 150 150 Batteries International

Virtual ELBC closes, offers new possibilities for the future

October 9, 2020: A new template for international lead conferences is being shaped following the success of  last month’s 17th European Lead Battery Conference — the first in its history…

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IQ International AG signs up two former JCI Power Solutions ‘experts’ full-time 150 150 Batteries International

IQ International AG signs up two former JCI Power Solutions ‘experts’ full-time

October 9, 2020: Swiss lead battery maker IQ International AG on September 25 said it had hired two former Johnson Controls Power Solutions (now Clarios) battery experts, Dennis Brown and…

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Vivienne Empson: June 1963-September 2020 150 150 Batteries International

Vivienne Empson: June 1963-September 2020

October 9, 2020: It is with sadness that Batteries International must announce that Vivienne Empson, long-standing group finance and HR director at TBS Engineering, and one of the driving forces…

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