Albemarle strikes deal with BMW for battery-grade lithium

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World's leading lithium producer Albemarle announced a definitive agreement last week with the BMW Group to supply battery-grade lithium to help the German automaker...

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Panasonic to invest in NMG to boost EV battery supply chain in North America

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Panasonic Energy has signed a seven-year offtake agreement for the supply of natural graphite with Canada-based Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (NMG), a renowned manufacturer...

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LG Energy signs second offtake agreement with WesCEF to secure stable supply of lithium

LG Energy Solutions, one of the leading producers of lithium-ion batteries for automotive, IT, and energy storage systems on Wednesday announced that it has sig...

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GFL to invest ₹60 billion in GFCL EV; eyes global EV/ ESS battery supply chain

GFCL EV Products Ltd (GFCL EV), a wholly owned subsidiary of leading Indian chemical company, Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd (GFL), has announced an investment of a whopping INR 6000 ...

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Iveco selects BASF as a recycling partner for its electric vehicle batteries

Italian multinational transport vehicle manufacturing company, Iveco Group announced it has selected the world's leading chemical company, BASF as its partner to provide recycling ...

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Hyundai Motor signs four-year battery material supply deal with Ganfeng Lithium

Korean auto giant, Hyundai Motor Group has signed a four-year supply agreement with China-based, Ganfeng Lithium, to acquire battery-grade lithium hydroxide -- a key electric vehic...

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India could easily surpass 150GWh ACC battery manufacturing target

Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce (I&C) and IT, Govt of Telangana addressing teh iaugural session at India Battery Manufacturing 7 Supply Chain Summit 2024 in Hyderabad on Tuesday (Jan. 23, 2024).

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) on Tuesday kicked off its third annual battery manufacturing and supply chain convention in Hyderabad city on Tuesday (Jan. 23) to deliber...

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Indian CAM manufacturer Altmin announces an investment outlay $100 mn

The first batch at LFP from Altmin's pilot plant. Image for representation purposes only. Source: Altmin

Hyderabad based Altmin Private Limited, an early pioneer manufacturing of cathode active material (CAM) for lithium-ion batteries in India, has announced an overall inves...

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Eramet, Vibrantz ink manganese ore supply agreement for Mn-based battery techs

Source: Eramet

French mining firm Eramet and American chemical coatings company Vibrantz Technologies announced a 10-year supply agreement for manganese ore late last month, an essentia...

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Chilean govt. retains majority stake in lithium production in Chile

Salar de Atacama [geometric shapes at the bottom right] – Chile’s largest salt flat. At about 3000 sq km, it is the world’s third-largest salt flat as well as one of the largest active sources of lithium. Image courtesy: European Space Agency.

The Chilean government on Thursday (Dec. 28) announced that the State will have a historic 50%+1 stake in lithium production in the country with the State-owned Copper Company...

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Hindalco to invest INR 800 crore for a new battery foil manufacturing plant in Odisha

Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Hindalco), the metal flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, has announced that it will set up a battery foil manufacturing plant near Samba...

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Galan Lithium signs offtake agreement with Glencore for its lithium project in Argentina

HMW Lithium Project in Argentina

Australia-based mineral exploration company, Galan Lithium Ltd (Galan) has signed an offtake agreement with global mining major, Glencore Plc (Glencore) for its lithium chlori...

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Altmin, YLB ink strategic partnership on lithium, C-LFP technology

Indian battery materials firm Altmin and YLB, Bolivia's public company for lithium deposits, have officially signed a strategic agreement to advance their partnershi...

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Epsilon announces $650 million battery components and anode plant in USA

The move assumes significance considering China has moved to restrict graphite exports from December  Indian battery components maker Epsilon Advanced Materials (EAM) announce...

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IONWAY: Umicore-PowerCo JV aims sustainable CAM, pCAM production in Europe

Graphical rendition of IONWAY's proposed CAM production facility in

Umicore and Volkswagen Group-backed battery company PowerCo have recently announced their joint venture - IONWAY - meant for large-scale industrial production of sustainable batter...

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Birla Carbon acquires carbon nanotube specialist, Nanocyl

Carbon-Black. Image for representation purpose only.

Birla Carbon, a global manufacturer, and supplier of carbon black additives on Wednesday (Oct.11) said it has completed the acquisition of Belgium-based Nanocyl SA – a global leade...

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Lohum and Log9 Materials join hands for EV battery recycling in India

Battery manufacturing and battery recycling firm, Lohum has entered a strategic alliance with advanced electric vehicle technology company, Log9 Materials to address...

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Epsilon acquires Johnson Matthey’s LFP cathode tech center

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Battery material manufacturer Epsilon on Wednesday signed a deal to acquire British chemical company, Johnson Matthey's LFP (lithium, iron, and phosphate) cathode technology c...

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Battery industry gears up for three-day Batteries Event in France

Hundreds of delegates from the battery industry will congregate in Centre des Congrès – Lyon, France ahead of the three-day, 'Batteries Event 2023' to be held next week from Octobe...

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Battery materials recycling firm Redwood Materials raises $1 billion

US-based battery materials recycling firm, Redwood Materials on Tuesday announced it has raised $1 billion in the latest equity funding round. Founded by former Tesla executive Jef...

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Hyundai, Korea Zinc partner on EV battery materials value chain

The MoU was signed by Heung-soo Kim, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Strategy Office, Hyundai Motor Group and Ki Duk Park, President and Co-CEO of Korea Zinc. Source: Hyundai Motor Group

Hyundai Motor Group has announced the signing of an MoU with Korea Zinc, the leading non-ferrous metal smelting company in South Korea, towards a comprehensive ...

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India's first cathode active materials plant inaugurated by Altmin-ARCI

Battery materials firm Altmin and ARCI, under the Union Ministry of Science and Technology, have launched a 10 MW pilot plant for producing Cathode Active Mater...

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Closing the Loop: EVE Energy teams up with Li-Cycle for tackling battery waste

Leading lithium-ion battery cell manufacturer, EVE Energy Co. Ltd. (EVE or EVE Energy) has partnered with Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. (Li-Cycle) to tackle lithium-ion battery waste and...

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IBAT's modular direct lithium extraction technology claims 95 pc recovery rate

International Battery Metals Ltd. has claimed that its modular direct lithium extraction (MDLE) technology delivers a 97 percent extraction rate of lithium from feed brin...

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BASF establishes CAM production facility, battery recycling center in Germany

BASF, a global supplier of advanced cathode active materials (CAM), has recently opened what it calls as Europe's first co-located center of battery material production and battery...

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Stellantis, Kuniko strike deal on long-term supply of nickel sulphate, cobalt sulphate

Source: Stellantis

Automotive group Stellantis N.V. and European battery minerals firm Kuniko Ltd have recently announced the signing of a binding offtake term sheet agreement securing...

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New kid on the bloc: India joins global critical mineral partnership

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In one of the key developments during PM Modi's recent state visit to the US, India was included as the newest partner in the Mineral Security Partnership (MSP), a global init...

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Epsilon Advanced Materials to invest $650M for a new battery material facility in the United States

Leading battery material company, Epsilon Advanced Materials (EAM) has announced that is planning to invest $650 million for establishing a 50,000 TPA synthetic graphite anode manu...

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Umicore sets up prototyping center for solid-state battery in Belgium

Source: Umicore

Battery materials firm Umicore has recently opened a solid-state battery material prototyping facilities in Olen, Belgium. The company claims that the center is one ...

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EU lawmakers back law regulating batteries and waste batteries

The European Union's (EU) lawmaking body, European Parliament has approved new rules for the design, production, and waste management of all types of batteries sold in the EU. With...

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