Sustainability accolade for Hoppecke 500 480 Batteries International

Sustainability accolade for Hoppecke

January 25, 2024: European lead battery manufacturer Hoppecke said on January 10 it had received its first platinum medal from business sustainability ratings firm EcoVadis. The accolade puts the company…

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EV battery recycling chaos alert as EU waste rules loom

January 18, 2024: EV lithium battery recycling activities in Europe risk grinding to a halt within months, shaking investor confidence in the sector, if new waste classification rules come into…

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Metair names O’Flaherty as next CEO

January 18, 2024: Metair, the South African investment group in battery and automotive manufacturing, has named Paul O’Flaherty as its next CEO. O’Flaherty (pictured), who will also be a member…

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Taiwan’s ACME Metals installs ACE Green’s lead recycling systems 944 894 Batteries International

Taiwan’s ACME Metals installs ACE Green’s lead recycling systems

January 18, 2024: Taiwanese lead refiner ACME Metal Enterprise has installed its first modular lead battery recycling equipment supplied by ACE Green Recycling. ACE’s VP for global strategy and business…

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Telangana boost for Amara Raja giga corridor project 600 727 Batteries International

Telangana boost for Amara Raja giga corridor project

January 18, 2024: Leaders of India’s Telangana state government pledged further backing for national battery giant Amara Raja’s ‘giga corridor’ investment plans, in talks held on January 3. Amara Raja…

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Crown Battery’s Lee Koenig, 1929-2024

January 11, 2024: It is with sadness that Batteries International has to report the death of Lee Koenig, the driving force in creating the modern Crown Battery — he led…

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Clarios teams up with Altris for sodium ion batteries

January 11, 2024: Clarios is partnering Swedish sodium ion cathode material and cell technology developer Altris to develop batteries for the automotive industry. The companies said on January 8 they…

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Gopher restarts Eagan recycling after fire 342 244 Batteries International

Gopher restarts Eagan recycling after fire

January 11, 2024: Lead battery recycler Gopher Resource has restarted operations at its Eagan facility in Minnesota following a fire, the company announced on January 4. Gopher said last month…

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Kim joins ENTEK as VP of product tech

January 11, 2024: Heejae Kim has joined ENTEK as VP of product technology and lithium business development, the company announced on January 4. Kim (pictured) is a former director of…

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Gridtential chairman Kubis to advise UnitX

January 11, 2024: Lead battery veteran and Gridtential Energy chairman Ray Kubis has become a business adviser to AI technology development company UnitX. Kubis told Batteries International on December 27…

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