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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Narada wins Energy Storage System Integrator award 150 150 Batteries International

Narada wins Energy Storage System Integrator award

July 4, 2019: Narada Battery, the Chinese lead battery firm, was one of three winners of the Energy Storage System Integrator award at the fifth Global Solar + Energy Storage…

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New ILA communications manager Fareha Lasker 150 150 Batteries International

New ILA communications manager Fareha Lasker

July 4, 2019: For the record, Fareha Lasker was appointed communications manager for the International Lead Association in May. “We know that the next 10 years will see unprecedented growth…

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ILA workshop reiterates 20 mcg/dL blood lead levels target ahead of ECHA review 150 150 Batteries International

ILA workshop reiterates 20 mcg/dL blood lead levels target ahead of ECHA review

June 19, 2019: A day-long workshop to inform delegates of looming regulations on exposure to lead at work in Europe was held on the eve of the ILA’s annual lead…

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Pb 2019: Event highlights 150 150 Batteries International

Pb 2019: Event highlights

June 21, 2019: Turbulent times ahead. But positive ones too. That was the general theme of many of the presentations in the Pb2019 conference sessions held in Madrid on June…

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