Category: recycling

EV chargers at Ecobat’s Darlaston site are powered by energy recovered from recycled batteries

Ecobat Solutions UK Ltd has confirmed the opening of an on-site EV charging facility for staff and visitors – and the power for the chargers comes from an unexpected source. The Darlaston-based company employs over 85 staff in the UK alone. Its EV battery diagnosis and disassembly centre opened in January 2021 and has already…
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1st June 2023 0

Ecobat to Build New Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility in Arizona

Company will expand its European EV battery recycling capabilities and apply global capability, infrastructure, and decades of experience with lead battery recycling and production to recycle EV batteries in the U.S.   CASA GRANDE, ARIZONA (Feb. 20, 2023) – Ecobat, the global leader in battery recycling, is building its third lithium-ion battery recycling facility and its…
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6th March 2023 0

Electra Launches Battery Materials Recycling Demonstration Plant at its Ontario Refinery Complex

TORONTO, ON – (December 22, 2022) – Electra Battery Materials Corporation (NASDAQ: ELBM; TSX-V: ELBM) (“Electra”) today announced the launch of a demonstration plant designed to recover and recycle high-value elements found in lithium-ion batteries, including nickel, cobalt, lithium, copper, and graphite at its refinery complex north of Toronto. “The launch of our black mass recycling demonstration…
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1st January 2023 0

Ecobat Solutions completes UK Re – brand

West Midlands firm looks to the electric vehicle future Nearly 2500 EV batteries already processed into recycling and second-life Advanced battery diagnosis, re-engineering and recycling facility drives sustainability   Ecobat Solutions UK has announced the completion of its re-brand, with a fresh look marking the company’s future intentions as a market leader in the advanced…
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24th August 2022 0

Lithion Recycling Receives $22.5 million in Funding from the Quebec Government

MONTREAL, QC, April 1, 2022 – Lithion Recycling Inc. (“Lithion”) is proud to announce $22.5 million dollars in funding from the Quebec government, including a 15 million equity investment in the company’s capital stock through Investissement Québec and $7.5 million in grants from the Fonds d’électrification et de changements climatiques. Lithion also received funds earlier this…
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18th August 2022 0

Volkswagen-led research team to recycle batteries multiple times for the first time

Consortium launches closed-loop raw material project to be funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action The aim is the permanent recovery of valuable materials to increase sustainability and security of supply Partners from the industrial and scientific communities want to jointly prove that the most valuable components of traction batteries can…
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16th June 2022 0

Europe’s largest electric vehicle battery recycling plant begins operations

As commercial recycling operations start at Hydrovolt in Norway, joint venture partners look towards European expansion. Northvolt–Hydro battery recycling joint venture Hydrovolt has commenced commercial recycling operations at its plant in Fredrikstad, Norway. Hydrovolt is Europe’s largest electric vehicle battery recycling plant, with capacity to process 12,000 tons of battery packs on annual basis –…
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1st June 2022 0

Li-Cycle and Glencore Announce Global Strategic Partnership; Glencore to Make a $200 Million Investment in Li-Cycle

TORONTO, Ontario – Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. (NYSE: LICY) (“Li-Cycle” or the “Company”), an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, today announced a strategic partnership with Glencore plc (LON: GLEN) (“Glencore”), a leading provider of primary metals for the production of EV batteries.  The strategic partnership will better serve the EV…
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10th May 2022 0

Cawleys charge forward with the launch of new business: ‘Lithium Battery Recycling Solutions’

Cawleys is delighted to announce the launch of its new business division – ‘Lithium Battery Recycling Solutions’.   The new business is a natural expansion of Cawleys’ hazardous waste department and will specialise in the collection, transportation, dismantling and recycling of lithium-ion batteries. Lithium Battery Recycling Solutions is one of the very few lithium battery recycling services…
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1st March 2022 0

Umicore introduces new generation Li-ion battery recycling technologies and announces award with ACC

Umicore announces today the signing of an agreement with Automotive Cells Company (ACC) on battery recycling services for the needs of ACC pilot plant in Nersac, France. Umicore is a pioneer in the recycling of rechargeable batteries and its battery recycling plant in Hoboken, Belgium, has an annual capacity of 7.000 tons of lithium-ion (Li-ion)…
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21st February 2022 0