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‘Prepare to be amazed!’ BCI opens for innovation award entries 150 150 Batteries International

‘Prepare to be amazed!’ BCI opens for innovation award entries

September 12, 2019: Battery Council International is accepting submissions for the 2020 Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Innovation Award, the organization announced on September 11. The awards, which are now in their…

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Lead battery associations agree memorandum after negative recycling report 150 150 Batteries International

Lead battery associations agree memorandum after negative recycling report

September 12, 2019: Lead acid battery associations and experts have come together in the wake of a negative report about informal battery recycling which claimed 90% of the batteries that…

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Lower prices to help lead shrug off EV threat 150 150 Batteries International

Lower prices to help lead shrug off EV threat

September 12, 2019: The lead battery industry is facing threats from the expanding EV sector – but any ‘imminent death of lead is greatly exaggerated’, CRU principal analyst Neil Hawkes…

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Wirtz unveils its ‘plug and play’ recycling system for smaller recyclers 150 150 Batteries International

Wirtz unveils its ‘plug and play’ recycling system for smaller recyclers

September 12, 2019: Wirtz Manufacturing unveiled a ‘complete plug and play’ recycling system at the International Secondary Lead Conference in Bali on September 2. Battery Recycling Systems, one of the…

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6ISLC Day One 150 150 Batteries International

6ISLC Day One

6th International Secondary Lead Conference — the first day Reportage: Brian Wilson Mark Stevenson, the chair of the ISLC, opened proceedings on Monday September 2 at 9am sharp promising saying…

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Scientists use operando neutron radiography on lead batteries for the first time 150 150 Batteries International

Scientists use operando neutron radiography on lead batteries for the first time

August 28, 2019: A group of scientists from Spain, Australia, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland and Turkey have used operando neutron radiography on lead acid battery function for the first time. In…

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Arizona regulator warns of ‘unacceptable hazards’ of lithium batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Arizona regulator warns of ‘unacceptable hazards’ of lithium batteries

August 28, 2019: An August 2 letter from Arizona regulator Sandra Kennedy says lithium batteries should not be used at utility scale — and she warns that a 250MW lithium…

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ILZDA refutes controversial report findings on ULAB recycling 150 150 Batteries International

ILZDA refutes controversial report findings on ULAB recycling

August 28, 2019: Toxics Link’s recent claims that ‘close to 90% of used lead acid batteries’ reach India’s informal (illegal) recycling sector have been refuted by India Lead Zinc Development…

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Port Pirie second outage drives price of lead upward 150 150 Batteries International

Port Pirie second outage drives price of lead upward

August 28, 2019: A second outage within days of a re-start at Nyrstar’s primary lead-zinc refinery at Port Pirie in south Australia is an indicator of fundamental process issues rather than…

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Hoppecke launches active carbon battery range for forklifts 150 150 Batteries International

Hoppecke launches active carbon battery range for forklifts

August 28, 2019: German industrial battery maker Hoppecke launched a battery range on August 9 which, it says, combines active carbon and other new features to make them ideal for…

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