18ABC launches charity initiative ahead of Bali conference 150 150 Batteries International

18ABC launches charity initiative ahead of Bali conference

July 18, 2019: It’s only seven weeks to go until the great and the good of the lead battery industry head to Bali and what will be the 18th Asia…

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Hammond appoints Goodearl as director, global accounts 150 150 Batteries International

Hammond appoints Goodearl as director, global accounts

July 18, 2019: Hammond Group, Inc, the international battery additives and specialist chemical company, has appointed Ray Goodearl as global sales director, the company announced on July 1. Goodearl has…

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EnerSys completes motive power range of batteries with lead and lithium options 150 150 Batteries International

EnerSys completes motive power range of batteries with lead and lithium options

July 18, 2019: Battery manufacturer EnerSys is to launch another thin plate pure lead battery for motive power applications at an international exhibition on material handling equipment in September. The…

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Recycling start-up partners battery firm in grant-assisted project to improve batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Recycling start-up partners battery firm in grant-assisted project to improve batteries

July 18, 2019: A joint project between Aurelius Environmental, a UK battery recycling start-up, and Elektron Energy, a South African battery firm, has been allocated a €250,000 ($280,000) grant to…

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Aqua Metals appoints two members to management team 150 150 Batteries International

Aqua Metals appoints two members to management team

July 18, 2019: Aqua Metals, the lead battery recycling company, added two members to its management team this month, announcing the appointment of Feng Han as vice president of licensing…

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US DoE announces $89 million award for battery innovations 150 150 Batteries International

US DoE announces $89 million award for battery innovations

July 4, 2019: The US Department of Energy will award $89 million for research and development including innovative manufacturing processes for battery energy storage, it announced on June 21. US…

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EU launches ‘BatteRIes Europe’ platform to co-ordinate battery research 150 150 Batteries International

EU launches ‘BatteRIes Europe’ platform to co-ordinate battery research

July 4, 2019: The European Union launched what it called the ‘research and innovation leg’ of the European Battery Alliance on June 25. This aims to co-ordinate research into all…

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US Environmental Protection Agency proposes $72m plan for Superfund clean-up 150 150 Batteries International

US Environmental Protection Agency proposes $72m plan for Superfund clean-up

July 4, 2019: The US Environmental Protection Agency on July 3 announced a $72 million plan to clean up a Superfund site in New Jersey, where car batteries and other…

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Exide Technologies announces financing and recapitalization round 150 150 Batteries International

Exide Technologies announces financing and recapitalization round

July 4, 2019: Exide Technologies announced on June 26 it had completed a ‘comprehensive new financing and recapitalization’. The financing round was to “significantly improve Exide’s financial position, allowing for…

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BCI creates training toolkit for disposal of lithium batteries 150 150 Batteries International

BCI creates training toolkit for disposal of lithium batteries

July 4, 2019: The dangers of lithium batteries when they enter the lead battery recycling stream are being tackled with a training toolkit launched by Battery Council International on June…

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