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Environmental group to upgrade backyard battery recycling in India 259 194 Batteries International

Environmental group to upgrade backyard battery recycling in India

March 14, 2019: A pilot programme to train backyard battery recyclers and assemblers is being launched in India’s poorest state of Bihar by the Pure Earth, formerly known as the…

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Threat to lead as R&D centre aims to economically recycle Li-ion batteries in 3 years 1024 576 Batteries International

Threat to lead as R&D centre aims to economically recycle Li-ion batteries in 3 years

March 14, 2019: Argonne National Laboratory and the US Department of Energy have begun setting up a cutting-edge research centre that could recycle lithium batteries in a cost-effective — even…

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Aqua Metals enters partnership with French resources firm Veolia

March 14, 2019: Veolia, the France-based waste, water and energy giant, will partner lead battery recycling firm Aqua Metals at its facility in Nevada, US, the firms jointly announced on…

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Bitrode names Cyril Narishkin as CEO and COO 683 1024 Batteries International

Bitrode names Cyril Narishkin as CEO and COO

March 14, 2019: Bitrode Corporation, the international battery testing firm, has appointed Cyril Narishkin as CEO and COO ‘to support innovation and growth in 2019’, the company announced on March…

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BCI innovation award closes, industry awaits announcement of winner

March 14, 2019: The deadline for submissions for the Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Innovation Award — the winner is to be announced at the opening day of the annual BCI convention…

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TBS Engineering appoints Richard Taylor as group operations director 1024 683 Batteries International

TBS Engineering appoints Richard Taylor as group operations director

March 14, 2019: TBS Engineering, the UK-based battery automation equipment manufacturer, has appointed Richard Taylor as group operations director, the firm announced on March 4. Taylor will take responsibility for…

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Construction begins on China’s largest lead waste recycling plant 200 200 Batteries International

Construction begins on China’s largest lead waste recycling plant

March 14, 2019: Construction of what is being billed as the largest lead waste recycling firm in China has begun in Xinhe, China, the Shanghai Metals Market reported on February…

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INDIA 2019 The Yearbook 150 150 Batteries International

INDIA 2019 The Yearbook

Batteries International is producing the first of its kind — a yearbook dedicated to reporting on the state and health of  India’s battery and energy storage industry. The yearbook will…

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Victory in sight as ILA, EUROBAT scupper REACH ban on lead compounds 682 1024 Batteries International

Victory in sight as ILA, EUROBAT scupper REACH ban on lead compounds

February 28, 2019: After three years’ work trying to overturn a European Commission proposal to ban four lead compounds that are indispensable to making a lead battery, the ILA and…

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Hammond launches innovative leady oxide process 1000 800 Batteries International

Hammond launches innovative leady oxide process

February 28, 2019: Hammond, the US-headquartered supplier of lead battery additives, has unveiled an entirely new oxide-making process, HALO, which should go live in March. The system — it stands…

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