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Lead industry shows way forward for safety and regulatory compliance

BCI Environmental Health and Safety Conference — Philadelphia, US • October 22-23, 2018   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the City of Brotherly Love, and the home of the cheesesteak sandwich, hosted 95 attendees at the Battery…

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Lead industry to launch advocacy campaign to ‘reposition’ lead

An advisory campaign to ‘reposition’ lead within the European Union will be launched by the International Lead Association and EUROBAT next year, lead REACH consortium manager Lisa Allen told BESB…

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Sunlight to become largest lead battery plant in Europe thanks to EIB loan

Greek lead-acid battery maker Sunlight Battery will become the largest lead-acid battery plant in Europe after an expansion funded by the European Investment Bank. The €12.5 million ($14 million) loan…

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JCI and Toshiba join to create hybrid vehicle system

Johnson Controls Power Solutions and Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation announced on November 27 they will work together on developing low-voltage lithium ion batteries that will be paired with…

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New Exide CEO outlines new products and approaches for next year

The new CEO of Exide Technologies, Tim Vargo, has outlined a new approach for the business in North America, where new products using the firm’s EFB technology will be launched…

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New electrolyte firm appoints former EPA head to advisory board

A former administrator for the US Environmental Protection Agency, Stephen Johnson (pictured). was appointed chair of a new advisory board at Tydrolyte, the US electrolyte manufacturing start-up, on November 27.…

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Exide Technologies appoints new president and CEO

22 November 2018: Lead battery giant Exide Technologies announced on November 14 that Tim Vargo had taken over as CEO and president from outgoing Victor Koelsch. The announcement said the change…

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Power Sonic founder Guy Clum 1932-2018

22 November 2018: Guy Clum, the founder and former owner of lead battery maker Power Sonic, passed away on November 12 at the age of 86. “It is with a…

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Lead a winner for Scottish remote island ESS

22 November 2018: The remote Scottish island of Fair Isle, which has had to make do with no power at night, is now connected 24/7, thanks to lead battery-backed energy…

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Global Energy Storage Alliance appoints Rahul Walawalkar as chairperson

22 November 2018: India Energy Storage Alliance executive director Rahul Walawalkar will chair the Global Energy Storage Alliance effective November, the IESA announced on November 21. He replaces Janice Lin,…

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