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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Hydrovolt invests big in new battery recycling technology

Battery recycling company, Hydrovolt on Friday (June 16) announced that it has been awarded NOK15.3 million by Enova, a Norwegian government enterprise supporting clean e...

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LG Energy Solution, NOVONIX to jointly develop artificial graphite anode material

Battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution and battery materials firm NOVONIX have announced the signing of an agreement for the joint research and development of artificial...

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DOE invests $2 million in li-ion battery recycling and remanufacturing technologies

The Department of Energy's (DoE) Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies Office (AMMTO) on Wednesday announced a $2 million investment in the li-ion battery recyclin...

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GM, POSCO Future M step up CAM, pCAM capacity in North America for EV battery

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General Motors and POSCO Future M have recently announced the second phase of their 'Ultium CAM' joint venture, with an investment projected to exceed $1 billion (U.S.) t...

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IESW 2023: Battery reuse and recycling in India - What's holding us back?

With the rapid emergence of li-ion battery use in EVs and other applications in recent times, there is a strong demand for battery reuse and recycling in India. However, safe, effi...

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Glencore, FCC, and Iberdrola partner on Lithium-ion Battery circularity solutions

To provide lithium-ion battery recycling solutions at scale for Spain and Portugal, mining firm Glencore, Spanish utility Iberdrola, and commercial waste management firm ...

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GM leads $50 Mn funding round in EnergyX to unlock Lithium supply in US

Energy Exploration Technologies Inc. (EnergyX) and General Motors (GM) have announced that GM Ventures has led a $50 million Series B financing round in EnergyX, along with&nb...

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Gujarat Fluorochemicals to invest ₹ 5,000 crores in Battery, Green H2 supply chain

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Indian chemicals major Gujarat Fluorochemicals (GFL) is said to be investing about ₹ 4500 - 5000 crores on EV batteries and related chemicals, solar panels, hydrogen...

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PowerCo, Umicore all set with their JV to make Battery materials in EU

Volkswagen Group's PowerCo and Belgian firm Umicore have obtained full regulatory approvals for their joint venture on battery materials. The partners can now swiftly pro...

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Electra recovers Lithium from Battery Recycling trial, claims improved economics

Canadian firm Electra Battery Materials Corporation had recently announced the successful recovery of lithium, a critical mineral needed for the electric v...

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India-Australia Critical Minerals Partnership eyes 5 Lithium, Cobalt projects

India and Australia have reached a major milestone in working towards investment in critical minerals projects to develop supply chains between the two countries. The countries hav...

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Gelion acquires Johnson Matthey's Battery Materials IP portfolio

Anglo-Australian battery innovator Gelion plc has announced the acquisition of the Lithium Sulfur and Silicon Anode (LiSiS) patent portfolio (IP) from Johnson Matthey for...

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Evonik expands fumed Al oxide plant for battery applications in Japan

Leading manufacturer of Silica Evonik has announced fresh investments in a production plant expansion for fumed aluminum oxide at its site in Yokkaichi, Japan. The facili...

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Ecobat to establish Lithium-ion Battery recycling facility in Arizona

Battery recycling company Ecobat has announced a new battery recycling plant in Casa Grande, Arizona to initially produce 10,000 estimated tons of recycled material per year, ...

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Umicore advances High Lithium Manganese-rich CAM for EV battery

Umicore has announced the start of industrialization of its leading manganese-rich HLM (high lithium, manganese) cathode active materials (CAM) technology, and targets commerc...

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India finds 5.9 million tons of Lithium reserves in Reasi district of J&K

In a what can be considered as a big reveal for the mineral industry, the Geological Survey of India (GSI) has found a massive deposit of lithium within the Indian territory. ...

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GM to invest $650m in Lithium Americas to develop largest lithium source in US

American automaker General Motors and Lithium Americas recently announced an investment agreement to develop the Thacker Pass mine in Nevada, which is claimed as the...

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Allox to set up multi-GW Lithium Cathode Material manufacturing unit in Telangana

Government of Telangana has signed an MoU with Allox Advance Materials Pvt Ltd for setting up of a C- LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate) active battery material production unit in T...

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NEO Battery Materials signs MoU on recycling silicon from solar cell

Vancouver-based developer of silicon anode materials NEO Battery Materials Ltd has announced the signing of a MOU with an Asia-based producer of high-...

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IBSCS 2022: India’s aspirations in battery making and global supply chain affirmed

"Our vision is very clear. We want India to be a global manufacturer and supplier of batteries adhering to the best of quality and energy efficiency parameters. We want to create a...

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