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BCI extends Power Mart for centennial event, deadlines loom for award submissions   1024 745 Batteries International

BCI extends Power Mart for centennial event, deadlines loom for award submissions  

December 20, 2023: Battery Council International’s annual Power Mart Expo will be expanded to two days for its 2024 convention — which will mark the trade association’s 100th anniversary. The…

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Distinguished service honors for captains of India’s lead industry

December 20, 2023: Two captains of industry in India’s lead battery manufacturing and recycling sectors have received distinguished service awards. Rakesh Malhotra, founder chairman of Luminous Power Technologies and Rajat…

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Gopher Resource reports no injuries from Eagan fire

December 20, 2023: Lead battery recycler Gopher Resource said there were no reported injuries as a result of a fire at its Eagan facility in Minnesota on December 17. The…

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Hoppecke staff supercharge Christmas joy for youngsters

December 20, 2023: Staff at lead battery major Hoppecke have been playing Santa and already have Christmas all wrapped up for children and young people. Hoppecke colleagues spread some festive…

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Refined lead metal supply exceeds demand in first 10 months of year

December 20, 2023: The worldwide supply of refined lead metal exceeded demand by 41 kilo tonnes during the first 10 months of this year, according to latest provisional data released…

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EUROBAT pledges to fight EU price-fixing probe claims

December 14, 2023: EUROBAT has told Batteries International it will fight claims that the trade association has been involved in alleged price-fixing among major lead battery manufacturers. Batteries International revealed…

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Gravita starts plastics recycling in Tanzania 284 177 Batteries International

Gravita starts plastics recycling in Tanzania

December 14, 2023: Gravita India has started commercial production of recycled polypropylene granules in Tanzania, the company announced on December 7. PP has a wide range of uses and is…

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Douwenga quits as Metair CEO, cites health reasons

December 14, 2023: The CEO of batteries and automotive group Metair Investments, Sjoerd Douwenga, is resigning for undisclosed health reasons. Metair said on December 6 that Douwenga (pictured) had taken…

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CBI confirms Battcon takeover, Vertiv to be platinum sponsor for 2024 event

December 14, 2023: The Consortium for Battery Innovation has confirmed it has acquired the annual US stationary battery conference, Battcon — as revealed exclusively by Batteries International in October — with…

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Lead battery giants, EUROBAT in EU price-fixing probe 1000 667 Batteries International

Lead battery giants, EUROBAT in EU price-fixing probe

December 6, 2023: EU competition chiefs have accused Clarios, Exide Technologies, Banner, Rombat, Fiamm Energy Technology and its predecessor Elettra of possible collusion to fix starter battery prices, aided by…

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