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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Doe Run to pay $1.2m fine for clean air violations 150 150 Batteries International

Doe Run to pay $1.2m fine for clean air violations

November 22, 2019: The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has ordered the smelting and mining company Doe Run to pay a $1.2 million fine over clean air violations in recent years. Doe Run…

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EC halves fine on recycling firm Campine for alleged role in price-fixing cartel 150 150 Batteries International

EC halves fine on recycling firm Campine for alleged role in price-fixing cartel

November 22, 2019: The European Commission’s General Court on November 7 almost halved a fine levied on battery recycling firm Campine for its role in an alleged price-fixing cartel that…

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Nyrstar says work on final stages of Port Pirie furnace will lead to full production 150 150 Batteries International

Nyrstar says work on final stages of Port Pirie furnace will lead to full production

November 22, 2019: Nyrstar Port Pirie announced on November 11 that it was in the final stages of restarting its primary Top Submerged Lance furnace and peripherals to allow the…

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ENTEK breaks ground on new Indonesian plant 150 150 Batteries International

ENTEK breaks ground on new Indonesian plant

November 22, 2019: Separator firm ENTEK and its Japanese partner NSG broke ground on their Indonesian plant expansion with a traditional prayer ceremony and ribbon cutting on November 11, while…

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Water Gremlin back in full production after agency shut-down 150 150 Batteries International

Water Gremlin back in full production after agency shut-down

November 7, 2019: Water Gremlin, the lead battery terminal manufacturer, told Batteries International on November 7 its terminal casting operations are now back in full production after the Minnesota Department of Labor and…

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ENTEK-NSG to break ground on new Indonesian plant 150 150 Batteries International

ENTEK-NSG to break ground on new Indonesian plant

November 7, 2019: ENTEK and its Japanese partner NSG announced on November 1, the opening of a new line which will more than double their separator production capacity at their…

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