More locations targeted for testing around Exide’s Vernon plant Batteries International

More locations targeted for testing around Exide’s Vernon plant

December 1, 2016: Some 19 locations — including pre-schools, parks and day-care centres — in a 1.7 mile radius around the 15-acre Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon, California…

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Latest market reports predict expansion in lead battery industry to 2026 Batteries International

Latest market reports predict expansion in lead battery industry to 2026

December 1, 2016: Reports coming out in the last couple of weeks have predicted a robust Asia Pacific automotive sector will drive demand for lead acid batteries for the next…

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Mark Stevenson joins Aqua Metals as firm expands further Batteries International

Mark Stevenson joins Aqua Metals as firm expands further

December 2, 2016: Mark Stevenson, one of Asia’s best known figures in the lead industry, is to join Aqua Metals, a US recycling start-up with a unique process of recovering…

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POINTS OF VIEW: BITRODE CORPORATION Batteries International

POINTS OF VIEW: BITRODE CORPORATION

November 28, 2016: Batteries International interviewed Craig Brunk, sales director at Bitrode for his take on the current state of the testing market and the direction it’ll go in the…

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Amber Kinetics appoints Daniel Bakholdin as CTO Batteries International

Amber Kinetics appoints Daniel Bakholdin as CTO

November 27, 2016: Daniel Bakholdin — a well known veteran in flywheel development and commercialization — was appointed chief technology officer for the US firm Amber Kinetics. He will be…

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Used lead battery industry is ‘world’s worst polluter’ 150 150 Batteries International

Used lead battery industry is ‘world’s worst polluter’

November 16, 2016: Environmental organizations Green Cross Switzerland and Pure Earth identified the used lead-acid battery industry as the most polluting industry in the world in their joint report released…

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Aqua Metals stock sale imminent, outlines ‘master licensing’ 150 150 Batteries International

Aqua Metals stock sale imminent, outlines ‘master licensing’

November 16, 2016: Aqua Metals, the US electrochemical lead recycler, announced on November 15 it was about to sell shares of its common stock. A price will be announced at…

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RedT deploys 17 vanadium flow energy storage machines 150 150 Batteries International

RedT deploys 17 vanadium flow energy storage machines

November 16, 2016: RedT Energy, the UK-based vanadium redox flow energy storage machine company, confirmed mid-November that it had finished its so-called ‘Gen 1 market seeding phase’. This is where…

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ILZDA honours Pavlov with lifetime award 150 150 Batteries International

ILZDA honours Pavlov with lifetime award

November 16, 2016: Detchko Pavlov, arguably the leading academic researcher of lead of his generation, was presented with a lifetime award for his services to the Indian lead acid battery…

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Southwest converts diesel baggage tractors to Thin Plate Pure Lead 150 150 Batteries International

Southwest converts diesel baggage tractors to Thin Plate Pure Lead

November 16, 2016: Southwest Airlines has started converting its 1,000-strong fleet of diesel baggage tractors and belt loaders to Thin Plate Pure Lead batteries from NexSys, a subsidiary of US…

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