Sri Lankan graphite mine commissioned by lead battery maker for ‘mass production’ 150 150 Batteries International

Sri Lankan graphite mine commissioned by lead battery maker for ‘mass production’

February 13, 2020: Ceylon Graphene Technologies’ graphite mine has been commissioned by lead battery firm Associated Battery Manufacturers to provide it with graphite to use in its lead batteries on a…

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Firm launches 5G radio UPS for lead or lithium 150 150 Batteries International

Firm launches 5G radio UPS for lead or lithium

February 13, 2020: US-based Facility Solutions Group, an electrical construction and services company, has launched a UPS system for radio networks that can be installed within a day as an…

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WoodMac offers five global trends for lead market in 2020 150 150 Batteries International

WoodMac offers five global trends for lead market in 2020

February 13, 2020: Market research group Wood Mackenzie announced February 4 its opinions on the trends to watch in the 2020 global lead market. The report covers lead’s transition into…

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US DoE sets aims to reduce dependence on foreign materials in energy sector 150 150 Batteries International

US DoE sets aims to reduce dependence on foreign materials in energy sector

February 13, 2020: The US Department of Energy launched an Energy Storage Grand Challenge on January 8, which in part aims to reduce the country’s dependence on ‘foreign sources of…

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Luminous appoints Niharika Mohan as head of human resources, CSR 150 150 Batteries International

Luminous appoints Niharika Mohan as head of human resources, CSR

February 13, 2020: Luminous Power Technologies, India’s third largest battery manufacturer,  announced in January it had appointed Niharika Mohan as the vice president of human resources, admin and corporate social…

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EnerSys launches TPPL with carbon mix, ‘as compelling alternative to lithium’ 150 150 Batteries International

EnerSys launches TPPL with carbon mix, ‘as compelling alternative to lithium’

February 13, 2020: EnerSys announced on February 11 that it had released two new thin plate pure lead battery ranges which it says makes the technology suitable for all materials…

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Coronavirus will hurt China’s battery storage production, say analysts 150 150 Batteries International

Coronavirus will hurt China’s battery storage production, say analysts

February 13, 2020: Wood Mackenzie forecast on February 12 that the Covid-19 viral outbreak would hit China’s battery production, causing a drop of 10% on the research group’s previous estimates.…

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Hammond Group completes first step to employee ownership 150 150 Batteries International

Hammond Group completes first step to employee ownership

January 30, 2020: Hammond, the international lead oxide and specialty additives firm, announced in January it had completed the first step in its employee stock ownership plan. An ESOP is…

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Coronavirus forces battery makers to extend shutdown after Chinese New Year 150 150 Batteries International

Coronavirus forces battery makers to extend shutdown after Chinese New Year

January 30, 2020: The coronavirus outbreak will force lead-acid battery makers in China to extend their shutdown rather than re-open after the Chinese New Year break, which officially ends on…

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Davos annual meeting warns battery industry to meet challenges 150 150 Batteries International

Davos annual meeting warns battery industry to meet challenges

January 30, 2020: The World Economic Forum at its annual meeting in Davos on January 14-24 gave stark warnings about lithium batteries and lead battery recycling if the industry is…

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