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Amara Raja steps into lithium cell manufacture 150 150 Batteries International

Amara Raja steps into lithium cell manufacture

February 25, 2021: India’s second largest lead battery maker, Amara Raja, announced on February 21 it would begin work on developing lithium-ion cells. Commenting on the move, CEO Vijayanand Samudrala…

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Lead battery recycler expands focus to include lithium-ion batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Lead battery recycler expands focus to include lithium-ion batteries

February 25, 2021: Aqua Metals, the lead battery recycling company, on February 17 said it was expanding into lithium-ion by buying 10% of LiNiCo, a US start-up ‘focused on creating…

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Bill introduced in next stage of Exide Vernon clean-up saga 150 150 Batteries International

Bill introduced in next stage of Exide Vernon clean-up saga

February 25, 2021: Four Californian state legislators on February 18 introduced a bill that would approve more than $540 million of taxpayers’ money to be spent on cleaning up 10,000…

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MPCA ‘significant weaknesses’ in handling of Water Gremlin pollution 150 150 Batteries International

MPCA ‘significant weaknesses’ in handling of Water Gremlin pollution

February 25, 2021: The pollution control agency that forced battery terminal manufacturer Water Gremlin to shut for 72 hours had ‘significant weaknesses’ in its own operations, an auditor revealed this…

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Air BP to install start-stop batteries as boost for EFB technology 150 150 Batteries International

Air BP to install start-stop batteries as boost for EFB technology

February 25, 2021: Air BP, the international aviation fuel products supplier, announced on February 22 it would convert its entire global fleet of fuel hydrant dispensers to start-stop battery technology.…

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Ever Resource’s Athan Fox and Miles Freeman bought by iQ International 150 150 Batteries International

Ever Resource’s Athan Fox and Miles Freeman bought by iQ International

February 25, 2021: Ever Resource Ltd, a UK battery recycling start-up founded in June 2020, has been bought by the Swiss technology company iQ International, the firm announced on February…

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Bipolar batteries used in CBI trial household solar + storage 150 150 Batteries International

Bipolar batteries used in CBI trial household solar + storage

February 25, 2021: A new solar plus storage project with bipolar lead batteries has been launched with Gridtential and Electric Applications Incorporated, supported by the Consortium for Battery Innovation, CBI…

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Monbat announces accreditation of battery testing lab 150 150 Batteries International

Monbat announces accreditation of battery testing lab

February 25, 2021: Monbat Economic Group on February 8 announced that its existing in-house testing lab — MGLab — had received accreditation by the Bulgarian Accreditation Service. The scope of accreditation includes…

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Freight market outlook set to improve, says Sorfin 150 150 Batteries International

Freight market outlook set to improve, says Sorfin

February 25, 2021: Scott Fink, president of Sorfin Yoshimura, told Batteries International on February 25 that he expected the freight market for international battery machinery and battery distribution would start…

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Lead-based anode for possible lithium-ion batteries, says Argonne 150 150 Batteries International

Lead-based anode for possible lithium-ion batteries, says Argonne

February 25, 2021: Scientists from the US Argonne National Laboratory reported on February 15 details of a new electrode design for lithium-ion batteries using lead and carbon nano particles on…

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