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Battery | 26 August 2022

Govt. notifies Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022

The rules cover all types of batteries, viz. electric vehicle batteries, portable batteries, automotive batteries, and industrial batteries

Battery
Battery | 26 August 2022

Decoding the Lithium story

Sanjay Panda, Business Head-India, South and Southeast Asia, Livent explains how lithium has emerged as a chemical element of choice for electric vehicles

Battery
Battery | 21 August 2022

Sogma Lithium doubles production of battery grade sustainable lithium

General progress of project construction is ~32% compared to a baseline of ~40%

Battery
Battery | 02 August 2022

bp to invest £50 million in new EV battery R&D in Britain

Planned to open by the end of 2024, the new facilities will be located at bp’s existing global headquarters for its Castrol business in Pangbourne, Berkshire, and will support the technology, engineering and science roles housed there today

Battery
Battery | 26 July 2022

Sandvik wins SEK 330 million order for battery-electric mining equipment

Under the contract Sandvik will supply a fleet of 20 battery-electric vehicles as well as Battery as a Service

Battery
Battery | 26 July 2022

Itochu collaborates with Hitachi on remote degradation diagnostic services for automotive Lithium-ion batteries

Based on the agreement between both companies through this experiment, ITOCHU will begin proposing solutions utilizing this service to automobile manufacturers, leasing and financial companies through ITOCHU's domestic and global networks

Battery
Battery | 17 July 2022

H.C. Starck invests in Li-ion battery solutions firm Nyobolt

The investment, representing the majority of Nyobolt's Series B financing round, is expected to accelerate HCS's vision of becoming a high-tech, value-added business by developing new tungsten applications critical for the technologies of the future

Battery
Battery | 17 July 2022

Umicore plans battery materials production plant in Canada

The planned facility would be the first of its kind in North America, combining cathode and precursor materials manufacturing at a large industrial scale

Battery
Battery | 13 July 2022

LG Chem issues $300 million in green bonds to fund expansion

The funds would go into the development and production of EV battery cathode materials and separation membranes

Battery
Battery | 02 July 2022

Compass Minerals to supply battery-grade lithium to LG Energy Solution

Under the terms of the MoU, Compass Minerals would supply LGES with lithium carbonate and hydroxide

Battery
Battery | 01 July 2022

POSCO Chemical signs MoU with Britishvolt for battery materials

Britishvolt secures stable supply of battery raw materials in advance of commercial production

Battery
Battery | 26 June 2022

BIS formulates performance standards for EV batteries

The Bureau of Indian Standard is in the process of publishing 2 more standards related to batteries for various passenger and goods carrying vehicles (L, M, and N category)

Battery
Battery | 24 June 2022

Umicore and Idemitsu to jointly develop high-performance solid-state battery materials

Solid-state batteries are the next-generation batteries with performance improvements on several fronts

Battery
Battery | 20 June 2022

Toray, LG Chem form $375-million battery materials JV in Hungary

The two companies plan to secure an annual production capacity of more than 800 million square meters until 2028

Battery
Battery | 20 June 2022

Sasol, Lotte Chemical explore plans to build battery materials plant

The companies will assess the suitability of Sasol’s locations near Lake Charles in the United States and Marl in Germany for a facility that could produce a variety of battery-grade electrolyte solvents, using feedstock provided by Sasol

Battery
Battery | 20 June 2022

BASF to build battery recycling black mass plant in Schwarzheide, Germany

The site is an ideal location for the build-up of battery recycling activities given the presence of many EV car manufacturers and cell producers in Central Europe

Battery
Battery | 15 June 2022

BASF expands battery material capacity in China

The new production lines are designed with high flexibility to produce an advanced product portfolio and meet customers’ diversified needs, from high-nickel and ultra-high-nickel nickel-cobalt-manganese oxide (NCM) for polycrystalline and single crystalline, as well as manganese-rich NCM products

Battery
Battery | 10 June 2022

LG Chem, Kemco form EV battery materials recycling JV

The two companies plan to spend over US$159 million on a plant with annual production capacity of 20,000 tons of recycled precursors materials for EV battery cathodes and anodes.

Battery
Battery | 08 June 2022

BASF extends new Licity grade anode binder for Li-ion battery manufacturing

Second-generation styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) binder with excellent stress-strain properties and elasticity

Battery
Battery | 07 June 2022

Technip Energies to study lithium refining and conversion project in France

The contract from Viridian Lithium consists in a Bankable Feasibility Study (BFS), and a preferential right on the construction of the plant and its three foreseen extensions

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