Bob Galyen joins Tydrolyte advisory board 150 150 Batteries International

Bob Galyen joins Tydrolyte advisory board

December 19, 2019: Lead battery veteran Bob Galyen, who recently left Chinese lithium battery giant CATL after eight years as its chief technology officer, is to join electrolyte start-up Tydrolyte’s…

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69 staff lose their jobs after Aqua Metals fire 150 150 Batteries International

69 staff lose their jobs after Aqua Metals fire

December 19, 2019: Lead battery recycling firm Aqua Metals has had to let 69 members of staff go after a fire destroyed all 16 AquaRefining modules last month, the company…

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EnerSys hires former NorthStar director Cordray as part of new team 150 150 Batteries International

EnerSys hires former NorthStar director Cordray as part of new team

December 19, 2019: International battery manufacturer EnerSys has taken on NorthStar’s Jeremy Cordray as director of technical sales, transportation markets three months after buying the TPPL battery maker. Cordray was…

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ITS hires Chris Sizemore as global sales manager for Battery Division 150 150 Batteries International

ITS hires Chris Sizemore as global sales manager for Battery Division

December 19, 2019: US heating and washing equipment maker International Thermal Systems has hired Chris Sizemore as global sales manager for its Battery Division, the company announced in December. Sizemore…

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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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