Walicki retires as president of Clarios and BCI 150 150 Batteries International

Walicki retires as president of Clarios and BCI

September 12, 2019: Clarios president Joe Walicki has retired after three decades of leadership in the automotive and energy storage industry, Battery Council International said on September 4. He has…

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6ISLC Day Two 150 150 Batteries International

6ISLC Day Two

6th International Secondary Lead Conference — the second day Reportage: Brian Wilson The first session of the second day of the Secondary Lead Conference was focused on production. The first…

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6ISLC Day One 150 150 Batteries International

6ISLC Day One

6th International Secondary Lead Conference — the first day Reportage: Brian Wilson Mark Stevenson, the chair of the ISLC, opened proceedings on Monday September 2 at 9am sharp promising saying…

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Scientists use operando neutron radiography on lead batteries for the first time 150 150 Batteries International

Scientists use operando neutron radiography on lead batteries for the first time

August 28, 2019: A group of scientists from Spain, Australia, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland and Turkey have used operando neutron radiography on lead acid battery function for the first time. In…

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Arizona regulator warns of ‘unacceptable hazards’ of lithium batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Arizona regulator warns of ‘unacceptable hazards’ of lithium batteries

August 28, 2019: An August 2 letter from Arizona regulator Sandra Kennedy says lithium batteries should not be used at utility scale — and she warns that a 250MW lithium…

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ILZDA refutes controversial report findings on ULAB recycling 150 150 Batteries International

ILZDA refutes controversial report findings on ULAB recycling

August 28, 2019: Toxics Link’s recent claims that ‘close to 90% of used lead acid batteries’ reach India’s informal (illegal) recycling sector have been refuted by India Lead Zinc Development…

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Port Pirie second outage drives price of lead upward 150 150 Batteries International

Port Pirie second outage drives price of lead upward

August 28, 2019: A second outage within days of a re-start at Nyrstar’s primary lead-zinc refinery at Port Pirie in south Australia is an indicator of fundamental process issues rather than…

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Hoppecke launches active carbon battery range for forklifts 150 150 Batteries International

Hoppecke launches active carbon battery range for forklifts

August 28, 2019: German industrial battery maker Hoppecke launched a battery range on August 9 which, it says, combines active carbon and other new features to make them ideal for…

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Aqua Metals engages Bristol Capital to promote business 150 150 Batteries International

Aqua Metals engages Bristol Capital to promote business

August 28, 2019: Lead battery recycling firm Aqua Metals announced on August 14 it had engaged the services of investor relations and capital markets advisory firm Bristol Capital. The move aims…

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Washington DC Sustainability Summit discusses success of lead in the circular economy 150 150 Batteries International

Washington DC Sustainability Summit discusses success of lead in the circular economy

  August 15, 2019: Heads the lead battery manufacturing and recycling industry shared its circular economy success with those attending the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Fifth Annual Sustainability and…

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