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Exide Industries starts work on battery cells project 941 687 Batteries International

Exide Industries starts work on battery cells project

October 13, 2022: India’s Exide Industries formally launched construction of its lithium ion cell gigafactory in Bengaluru on September 27 — but has pledged to maintain its production and development…

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New rulebook set to tackle misnomers in opaque EV supply chain emissions 1024 612 Batteries International

New rulebook set to tackle misnomers in opaque EV supply chain emissions

October 6, 2022: A rulebook that aims to shed light on the true levels of greenhouse gas emissions involved in the battery materials supply chain for electric vehicles — and…

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Amara Raja moves to acquire Mangal components unit

October 6, 2022: India’s Amara Raja Batteries is proposing to integrate the plastic battery components business of a key supplier, Mangal Industries, with its own battery manufacturing operations, the group…

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East Penn marks 75 year anniversary with huge celebration

October 6, 2022: More than 8,000 current and former employees and their families of East Penn Manufacturing turned out on October 1 to mark the battery giant’s 75th anniversary. The…

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Ecobat appoints further new executives

October 6, 2022: Ecobat said on October 3 Carole Chichester had been appointed chief accounting officer — one of a series of recent appointments announced by the lead battery recycling…

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LeadBattery360° program to help tackle informal lead recycling 701 339 Batteries International

LeadBattery360° program to help tackle informal lead recycling

October 6, 2022: An initiative to help reduce sub-standard and informal lead battery recycling in low and middle-income countries was formally launched on October 4 by trade associations representing the…

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Nyrstar yet to complete Stolberg deal

September 29, 2022: Nyrstar has yet to finalize its acquisition of German lead production plant Stolberg — more than two months after agreeing to buy the facility, BESB discovered on…

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Clarios still ‘continuing to assess’ market for IPO 950 636 Batteries International

Clarios still ‘continuing to assess’ market for IPO

September 29, 2022: Clarios International, which pulled out of a planned initial public offering last July, is “continuing to assess” market conditions for the move, BESB has been told. A…

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Metair to decide on battery business sale by year end as group profit slumps 600 600 Batteries International

Metair to decide on battery business sale by year end as group profit slumps

September 30, 2022: BESB can confirm that Metair will decide on the potential sale of its international batteries division by year end, after reporting a robust performance for the unit…

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Amara Raja completes $5m Log 9 investment 1024 768 Batteries International

Amara Raja completes $5m Log 9 investment

September 22, 2022: Indian lead major Amara Raja Batteries announced on August 30 the completion of its $5 million investment in the Bangalore-based start-up known as Log 9 Materials. Amara…

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