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‘Europe’s largest’ BESS goes online in UK

November 24, 2022: Harmony Energy Income Trust, an investment firm, announced on November 21 that its Pillswood project, in Yorkshire, UK had gone live some four months’ earlier than previously…

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Gravita CEO forecasts battery recycling boom but far fewer participants

November 17, 2022: The CEO of lead recycler Gravita India has welcomed the introduction of a series of regulations to ensure lithium ion and other batteries are disposed of responsibly…

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BCI opens registration for convention and awards

November 17, 2022: Registration is open for the next Battery Council International Convention + Power Mart, to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 23-26 next year and nominations can…

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Sorfin’s Fink backs MAC-Inbatec supply chain partnership

November 17, 2022: Sorfin Yoshimura president Scott Fink has told BESB he welcomes a new partnership between MAC Engineering and Inbatec to strengthen the lead battery industry supply chain. The…

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Canada clamps down on China investments ‘threat’ to critical minerals 265 352 Batteries International

Canada clamps down on China investments ‘threat’ to critical minerals

November 10, 2022: Canada has ordered Chinese companies to divest their holdings in three Canadian-listed junior mining companies planning to develop lithium deposits, in a bid to safeguard critical battery…

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Lead battery industry stalwart Mihara retiring from Microporous

November 10, 2022: David Mihara, Microporous’s much-liked and much-admired VP of technology, announced on November 3 that he will be retiring at the end of this month after more than…

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Lead to be tracked on Bloomberg Commodity Index 699 527 Batteries International

Lead to be tracked on Bloomberg Commodity Index

November 10, 2022: Lead is to become the 24th commodity to be included in the Bloomberg Commodity Index (BCOM), Bloomberg announced on October 27. A BCOM spokesperson told BESB that…

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ENTEK’s Medford joins White House skills investment event

November 3, 2022: Kimberly Medford, president of ENTEK Manufacturing, took part in a White House event on November 2 in support of the Talent Pipeline Challenge — a US government-backed…

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Sunlight’s Technoform acquires battery cases firm Netelco 1024 515 Batteries International

Sunlight’s Technoform acquires battery cases firm Netelco

November 3, 2022: Sunlight Group subsidiary Technoform acquired Greek battery cases producer Netelco on October 17 for an undisclosed sum, the companies have announced. Netelco, based near Sunlight’s headquarters in…

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Nyrstar’s Port Pirie smelter closed for A$45m works project 1024 678 Batteries International

Nyrstar’s Port Pirie smelter closed for A$45m works project

October 20, 2022: Nyrstar has shut down its Port Pirie lead smelter in South Australia as part of a planned A$45 million ($28 million) works programme, BESB has learned. A…

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