2020 — year of the lithium battery fire 150 150 Batteries International

2020 — year of the lithium battery fire

December 4, 2020: The amount of lithium fire recalls in electric vehicles has hit a record high in 2020 according to an IdTechEx research on thermal management announced in early…

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Canadus combines solar power with reconditioner to lengthen battery life 150 150 Batteries International

Canadus combines solar power with reconditioner to lengthen battery life

December 4, 2020: Lead acid battery technology company Canadus Power Systems, based in the US state of Ohio, has combined its battery reconditioning system with solar panels to maintain the…

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Reasons to be cheerful — BCI announces the 2021 convention 150 150 Batteries International

Reasons to be cheerful — BCI announces the 2021 convention

December 4, 2020: BCI has confirmed that it has moved its regular late April Convention and Power Mart Expo, this year to have been held in Naples, Florida, to San…

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Court throws out case brought against Aqua Metals 150 150 Batteries International

Court throws out case brought against Aqua Metals

December 4, 2020: The case against Aqua Metals and its three co-founders — Stephen Clarke, Selwyn Mould and Tom Murphy — was dismissed on at the end of November in…

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Tammy Stankey joins board of ILA 150 150 Batteries International

Tammy Stankey joins board of ILA

December 4, 2020: Tammy Stankey, director of communications at The Doe Run Company and a well known and popular figure in the lead industry, was appointed to the board of The International…

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Lead prices reach year high but unlikely to soar 150 150 Batteries International

Lead prices reach year high but unlikely to soar

December 4, 2020: Lead prices have hit a one-year high, the price risk management company Mitsui Bussan Commodities reported on December 2, saying mine disruptions had led to the rise.…

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New European research collaboration optimizes lead battery performance for micro-hybrids 150 150 Batteries International

New European research collaboration optimizes lead battery performance for micro-hybrids

November 19, 2020: A new European research collaboration between two leading academic institutes — the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research (Fraunhofer ISC) and Wrocław University of Science and Technology (WUST) — was announced by…

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GS Yuasa to extend partnership to create UK local energy centres 150 150 Batteries International

GS Yuasa to extend partnership to create UK local energy centres

November 19, 2020: Japanese lead and lithium battery maker GS Yuasa said on November 19 that it and Infinite Renewables, a UK renewable energy firm, were launching a project with…

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China’s lead output bounce marks first major economy to show Covid-19 recovery 150 150 Batteries International

China’s lead output bounce marks first major economy to show Covid-19 recovery

November 19, 2020: China’s lead production rose 9.9% year on year in October to a monthly record high of 599,000 tonnes, according to news agency Reuters quoting the National Bureau…

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Lead battery industry-sponsored Bali Children’s Project update 150 150 Batteries International

Lead battery industry-sponsored Bali Children’s Project update

November 19, 2020:  The Bali charity that lead battery firms and conference delegates supported at the 2018 Asia Battery and Secondary Lead Conferences has been making huge progress in supporting…

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