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State auditor slams DTSC in Vernon clean-up report 150 150 Batteries International

State auditor slams DTSC in Vernon clean-up report

November 5, 2020: The Department of Toxic Substances Controls in California responded on October 27 to a damning report by the state auditor on the management of the residential clean-up…

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Supercaps ‘now compete head on’ with lead and lithium batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Supercaps ‘now compete head on’ with lead and lithium batteries

November 5, 2020: A November 2 report by the market research firm IDTechEx says large supercapacitors “now compete head on” with batteries — with greater energy density than lithium-ion batteries, offering…

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Skeleton raises €41.3m in new bid to improve technology and replace lead batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Skeleton raises €41.3m in new bid to improve technology and replace lead batteries

November 5, 2020: Skeleton Technologies, the supercap manufacturer, announced on November 3 it had raised €41.3 million ($48.5 million) in a series D financing round. This brings its total capital…

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Bolivian lead smelter to be upgraded after running at 10% capacity 150 150 Batteries International

Bolivian lead smelter to be upgraded after running at 10% capacity

November 5, 2020: The 40,000 tonnes a year Karachipampa zinc-lead-silver smelter in Bolivia is to be upgraded after being operated by state mining firm Comibol at just 10% of capacity…

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Battery Council International committee appoints Peng as vice chair 150 150 Batteries International

Battery Council International committee appoints Peng as vice chair

November 5, 2020: Shawn Peng, a senior director of research and development for C&D Technologies and Trojan Battery Company, was appointed vice chair for BCI’s Deep Cycle and EV Battery…

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Eternity Technologies launches a range of Gel Bloc batteries made in the UAE 150 150 Batteries International

Eternity Technologies launches a range of Gel Bloc batteries made in the UAE

SPONSORED CONTENT November 5, 2020: Eternity Technologies, the world’s most modern industrial battery plant making world-class products for the global industrial battery market, today launches their new range of Bloc batteries.…

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Chinese secondary lead smelters drop operating rates as new plants open 150 150 Batteries International

Chinese secondary lead smelters drop operating rates as new plants open

November 5, 2020: Operating rates in secondary lead smelters across the Chinese provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan and Guizhou saw an average drop in the last week of October, all…

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What’s in store for the US battery industry post-election? 150 150 Batteries International

What’s in store for the US battery industry post-election?

October 23, 2020: By the time our next news bulletin hits your inboxes, on November 12 or 13 — depending on where in the world you are — the so-called…

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Independent law firm clears Monbat of irregular waste handling 150 150 Batteries International

Independent law firm clears Monbat of irregular waste handling

October 23, 2020: Bulgarian and eastern European battery and recycling group Monbat announced in September that it had been cleared of mishandling hazardous waste by law firm Wolff Theiss. It…

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Shortage of tin to raise price of battery making over the long term 150 150 Batteries International

Shortage of tin to raise price of battery making over the long term

October 23, 2020: A variety of media reports in the week of October 12 said that increased demand for tin — a vital element  in many  lead battery alloys  —…

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