Conference urged to fight negative media reports on lead 150 150 Batteries International

Conference urged to fight negative media reports on lead

December 6, 2019: Lead metal and lead battery manufacturing organizations have come together in a determined effort to hit back at negative media reports on lead battery pollution via a…

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ILZDA opens with speakers calling on industry to work together to overcome challenges 150 150 Batteries International

ILZDA opens with speakers calling on industry to work together to overcome challenges

December 6, 2019: Facing challenges and working together to overcome them was one of the key messages shared by speakers opening the ‘International Conference on Lead and Lead Batteries –…

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India mulls scrappage of 15-year-old cars alongside emissions controls 150 150 Batteries International

India mulls scrappage of 15-year-old cars alongside emissions controls

December 6, 2019: India is considering scrapping all cars over 15 years old in a policy to run alongside its Bharat Stage regulations, which have been gradually implemented in a…

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First half 2020 lead prices to stay stable despite expected surplus 150 150 Batteries International

First half 2020 lead prices to stay stable despite expected surplus

December 6, 2019: The current LME price of around $1,900/tonne for lead looks to remain in that area for the first two quarters of 2020, economist and policy commentator Guruswamy…

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Exide Industries’ R&D head positive on lead for micro and macro grid storage 150 150 Batteries International

Exide Industries’ R&D head positive on lead for micro and macro grid storage

December 6, 2019: The perception that lead batteries are unsuitable for battery energy storage systems is nothing more than that — a perception. Dipak Chaudhuri, head of research and development…

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Aqua Metals fire puts operations on hold 150 150 Batteries International

Aqua Metals fire puts operations on hold

December 6, 2019: A fire that ravaged Aqua Metals’ operations in Reno, Nevada on November 29 has put paid to any chance that the firm’s target of making all 16…

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Mark Stevenson awarded Lifetime Lead Award at ILZDA conference 150 150 Batteries International

Mark Stevenson awarded Lifetime Lead Award at ILZDA conference

December 6, 2019: Mark Stevenson, one of the lead industry’s most popular and best-known veterans, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Lead Award at the India Lead Zinc Association conference in…

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Advanced Battery Concepts announces seventh licensee for its bipolar technology 150 150 Batteries International

Advanced Battery Concepts announces seventh licensee for its bipolar technology

December 6, 2019: Advanced Battery Concepts, the US bipolar battery developer, announced on November. 27 that a seventh lead battery company — unspecified but Asia-headquartered — had acquired licensing rights to…

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Glencore shutters Belledune — only two primary smelters left in North America 150 150 Batteries International

Glencore shutters Belledune — only two primary smelters left in North America

November 22, 2019: Glencore, the British-Swiss trading and mining company, has closed its primary lead smelter in Belledune, Canada, the firm announced on November 13, leaving just two primary lead…

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Hoppecke to evaluate Gridtential bipolar batteries as commercialization advances 150 150 Batteries International

Hoppecke to evaluate Gridtential bipolar batteries as commercialization advances

November 22, 2019: Gridtential, the US bipolar technology developer, announced mid-November that Hoppecke, the European battery manufacturer, was about to conduct an evaluation program for the company’s silicon joule technology.…

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