Tag: cobalt

Jan 25, 2023 - 04:31 pm

EV Metals to build processing complex in Saudi Arabia

The Australian battery materials company EV Metals Group has secured 127 hectares of land in Saudi Arabia to build a battery chemicals processing complex. Production of lithium hydroxide at the plant located in Yanbu Industrial City is scheduled to start in 2026.

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Dec 12, 2022 - 05:49 pm

EU sets the stage for comprehensive battery market regulations

The European Parliament and the member states have reached a preliminary agreement on the revision of the EU regulations for batteries. The background to the regulation is the proposals presented by the EU Commission at the end of 2020 on mandatory sustainability criteria for batteries.

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Dec 8, 2022 - 03:11 pm

Battery prices rise for the first time since 2010

In its current analysis of battery prices, BloombergNEF has recorded the first increase since the start of the evaluations in 2010. The experts attribute this to the increased prices for raw materials and battery components as well as high inflation.

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Nov 2, 2022 - 02:32 pm

MAN announces battery recycling strategy

MAN Truck & Bus is working on an after-use strategy for its batteries. The manufacturer is currently drawing up an action protocol for this. In parallel, MAN has launched a project to test used MAN vehicle batteries in stationary storage facilities.

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Oct 10, 2022 - 09:09 pm

Stellantis eyes GME Resources for nickel and cobalt

Stellantis has signed a non-binding agreement with GME Resources for the purchase of nickel and cobalt sulphate products from the NiWest project in Western Australia. The NiWest project is not yet in operation and a final decision has yet to be made.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 03:17 pm

LGES orders lithium and cobalt from Canada

Battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution has signed cooperation agreements with three major suppliers in Canada for the supply of lithium and cobalt. The supply contract for cobalt sulphate is already binding, while the two lithium agreements still have to be finally negotiated.

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Sep 17, 2022 - 05:59 pm

Evonik makes headway in battery recycling processes

The specialty chemicals group Evonik wants to make the recycling of lithium from drive batteries of electric vehicles easier, more economical and more environmentally friendly. The ceramic membrane process developed for this purpose should be ready for the market in three to five years.

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Sep 9, 2022 - 03:42 pm

Tozero raises €3.5 million in funding

Munich-based startup Tozero, which specializes in recycling lithium-ion batteries, has raised €3.5 million in a pre-seed round. According to the company, it developed a novel process to recover critical materials from batteries. The funds will be used to build a prototype plant.

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Sep 6, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Honda to source battery materials from Hanwa

Honda has entered into a strategic partnership with the Japanese trading company Hanwa to ensure stable procurement of battery materials required for its longer-term electric offensive. The agreement centres around nickel, cobalt and lithium in particular.

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Aug 23, 2022 - 05:09 pm

Germany secures raw materials and energy in Canada

According to media reports, during German Chancellor Scholz’s visit to Canada, Volkswagen and Mercedes Benz signed agreements with the Canadian government to secure access to crucial battery raw materials such as lithium, nickel and cobalt.

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Aug 2, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Tesla orders cobalt from two Chinese suppliers

Tesla has signed new contracts with two of its existing Chinese suppliers of battery materials. Huayou Cobalt and CNGR Advanced Material signed pricing agreements with Tesla for deliveries through the middle of this decade.

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May 25, 2022 - 02:37 pm

BMW to establish closed recycling loop for batteries

The BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture has just established a closed cycle recycling operation in China for the reuse of the raw materials nickel, lithium and cobalt from high-voltage batteries. Compared to the use of newly mined material, CO2 emissions are to be reduced by 70 per cent.

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May 23, 2022 - 03:36 pm

Congo & Zambia to build up battery supply chain

As the world’s largest producer of cobalt, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) no longer wants to settle for the role of a raw material supplier. Instead, it wants to build its own battery supply chain in the country. A battery factory is also being considered.

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Apr 13, 2022 - 03:31 pm

GM to source cobalt from Glencore

General Motors has signed a multi-year supply contract for cobalt with the raw materials company Glencore. Glencore will supply GM with the battery material from a mine in Australia.

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Apr 12, 2022 - 12:51 pm

Mercedes wants to halve their CO2 footprint by 2030

Mercedes-Benz aims to reduce CO2 emissions per passenger car by more than half over the entire life cycle by the end of this decade compared to 2020. The main levers for this are electric cars charged with green electricity, better batteries, recycled materials and the use of renewable energies in production.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 02:03 pm

VW China partners up for nickel & cobalt

Volkswagen has concluded two memoranda of understanding with Huayou Cobalt and the Tsingshan Group in China to secure access to essential battery raw materials. The three companies are planning two joint ventures.

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Nov 16, 2021 - 01:55 pm

Freyr signs with Glencore for 1,500 tonnes of cathode material

After an agreement in principle between Freyr and the raw materials trader Glencore at the beginning of the year, a first concrete contract now follows: It fixes the delivery of up to 1,500 tonnes of cathode material with partially recycled cobalt from Glencore’s Nikkelverk plant in Norway.

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Nov 10, 2021 - 02:02 pm

NFI & Li-Cycle to cooperate on battery recycling

In North America, bus manufacturer NFI Group and recycling company Li-Cycle are cooperating to offer battery recycling to public transport customers there. The partnership builds on a successful pilot e-bus battery recycling programme between NFI subsidiary New Flyer and Li-Cycle.

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https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/25/ev-metals-to-build-processing-complex-in-saudi-arabia/
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