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Nyrstar accepts responsibility for acid leaks at Port Pirie 150 150 Batteries International

Nyrstar accepts responsibility for acid leaks at Port Pirie

June 3, 2021: Global metals company Nyrstar on May 24 told a court it had accepted responsibility for a sulfuric acid leak at its Port Pirie lead smelter in 2019,…

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Systems Sunlight announces intention to expand in US with new partnerships 150 150 Batteries International

Systems Sunlight announces intention to expand in US with new partnerships

June 3, 2021: Systems Sunlight, the Greece-headquartered lead and lithium battery maker and recycler, intends to spend the next two years developing its presence in the US with a series…

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Gopher Resource taken to court for lead poisoning 150 150 Batteries International

Gopher Resource taken to court for lead poisoning

June 3, 2021: Gopher Resource, the lead battery recycling firm in Florida undergoing an inspection by the local Occupational Health and Safety Administration, was taken to court on June 2…

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DC Battery Technologies opens UK head office in Midlands 150 150 Batteries International

DC Battery Technologies opens UK head office in Midlands

June 3, 2021: Battery distributor DC Battery Technologies has opened a new head office in the UK, the company said on June 2. Specializing in deep cycle and direct current…

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Amara Raja shares plummet after Clarios sells 10% stake 150 150 Batteries International

Amara Raja shares plummet after Clarios sells 10% stake

June 3, 2021: Shares in the Indian lead battery maker Amara Raja dropped by more than 6% on May 25 after news broke that Clarios had sold 10% – 17.1…

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Peter Nemec-Losert moves to product and process manager in Exide 150 150 Batteries International

Peter Nemec-Losert moves to product and process manager in Exide

June 3, 2021: Peter Nemec-Losert left Hoppecke, the European battery manufacturing firm, at the start of June and has started work as product and process manager in Germany for Exide…

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Kathryn Bullock — September 1945 to May 2021 150 150 Batteries International

Kathryn Bullock — September 1945 to May 2021

June 3, 2021: It is with sadness we record that Kathryn Bullock, one of the giants of the electrochemistry of lead and batteries in general, passed away on May 17.…

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19ABC to go virtual in November, 7ISLC in September 150 150 Batteries International

19ABC to go virtual in November, 7ISLC in September

June 3, 2021: The 19th Asian Battery Conference planned for Kuching, Malaysia on November 2-5 is to go ahead as a virtual event, the organizers said on May 27. The…

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Clarios announces confidential filing for IPO 150 150 Batteries International

Clarios announces confidential filing for IPO

May 20, 2021: Clarios, the world’s largest lead battery maker and recycler, has signalled its intent to go public with the submission of a draft registration statement for a proposed…

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CBI appoints new comms officer in heart of Europe 150 150 Batteries International

CBI appoints new comms officer in heart of Europe

May 20, 2021: The Consortium for Battery Innovation on May 17 said it had appointed Joana Coimbra as communications officer based in Brussels to help with the organization’s PR work,…

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