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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Lithium not an ‘existential threat’ to lead says Exide’s Chatterjee 150 150 Batteries International

Lithium not an ‘existential threat’ to lead says Exide’s Chatterjee

August 15, 2019: Gautam Chatterjee, chief executive of battery giant Exide Industries, told shareholders at the Indian firm’s annual general meeting on August 3 that he saw ‘no existential threat’…

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Amer-Sil’s Guy Jozef Dauwe June 1, 1968-July 25, 2019 150 150 Batteries International

Amer-Sil’s Guy Jozef Dauwe June 1, 1968-July 25, 2019

August 15, 2019: It is with sadness that Batteries International has to report the death of Guy Dauwe, the dynamic and much liked managing director of Amer-Sil, the separator and…

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Lead prices soar after Port Pirie outage 150 150 Batteries International

Lead prices soar after Port Pirie outage

August 1, 2019: Lead prices soared in June and July by around $250/t from $1,790/t on the back of an unplanned production outage at Nyrstar’s primary lead refinery at Port…

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Exide hits back at DTSC over ‘demonstrably false’ violations 150 150 Batteries International

Exide hits back at DTSC over ‘demonstrably false’ violations

August 1, 2019: Exide Technologies has refuted accusations in a July 19 letter from California’s DTSC, which threatens to fine the company hundreds of thousands of dollars for violations that…

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Aqua Metals announces surge in lead production for Q2 2019 150 150 Batteries International

Aqua Metals announces surge in lead production for Q2 2019

August 1, 2019: Second quarter results for 2019 released by lead battery recycling firm Aqua Metals on July 31 have shown over a fourfold leap in lead production, said the…

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Belarus’s IPower lead battery plant rejects polluting claims, ready to open 150 150 Batteries International

Belarus’s IPower lead battery plant rejects polluting claims, ready to open

August 1, 2019: Belarusian lead acid battery plant IPower, which has been the subject of public protests for over a year, has hit back at claims that its proposed new…

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Hammond releases new expander to reduce water loss in EFBs 150 150 Batteries International

Hammond releases new expander to reduce water loss in EFBs

August 1, 2019: International battery additives and specialist chemical company Hammond Group, Inc has launched another series of negative expanders, the AE-EFB, the company announced in late July. The company…

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