Giess wins LABAT award for contributions to lead battery industry 150 150 Batteries International

Giess wins LABAT award for contributions to lead battery industry

June 17, 2021: Herbert Giess, the Italian battery veteran of some 30 years’ experience, was awarded the Gaston Planté Medal at the LABAT annual conference on June 9. The 15-member…

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Pilot Battery signs evaluation agreement with Gridtential 150 150 Batteries International

Pilot Battery signs evaluation agreement with Gridtential

June 17, 2021: A formal agreement to evaluate a combination of 6V and 24V silicon joule batteries was signed on June 15 between Taiwanese battery firm Pilot and the silicon…

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ENTEK signs MoU with UK gigafactory builder Britishvolt 150 150 Batteries International

ENTEK signs MoU with UK gigafactory builder Britishvolt

June 17, 2021: Separator firm ENTEK and Britishvolt, the company building the UK’s first lithium-ion battery gigafactory, on June 14 signed an MoU that means separators will eventually be domestically…

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Amara Raja sets out future strategies with new leader 150 150 Batteries International

Amara Raja sets out future strategies with new leader

June 17, 2021: Indian lead battery giant Amara Raja on June 14 announced a series of changes including a new chairman to replace the founder, who steps down after 36…

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Sodium-ion batteries to pose threat to lithium and lead industries 150 150 Batteries International

Sodium-ion batteries to pose threat to lithium and lead industries

June 3, 2021: Chinese news reports at the end of May have said that lithium-ion battery giant CATL has plans to start making sodium-ion batteries in what some say could…

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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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