Tag: Lithium

May 25, 2022 - 02:37 pm

BMW to establish closed recycling loop for batteries

The BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture has for the first time established a closed cycle 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 18, 2022 - 02:40 pm

BMW i Ventures invests in Mangrove Lithium

BMW has joined Mangrove Lithium as the lead investor through its venture capital arm BMW i Ventures. The Canadian company has developed a process to transform virgin and recycled raw lithium into battery-grade material.

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Apr 22, 2022 - 12:23 pm

CATL to start mining lithium in Yichun

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL has secured the mining rights for a lithium mine in Yichun in Jiangxi province for 865 million yuan (123 million euros). According to CATL, the mine is expected to yield 2.66 million tonnes of lithium metal oxide.

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Apr 20, 2022 - 02:10 pm

Britishvolt & Italvolt founder announces US subsidiary

Lars Carlstrom, the founder of Britishvolt and Italvolt, has announced another battery factory – this time in the USA. The newly founded company Statevolt is to build a factory in Southern California’s Imperial Valley that will offer an annual capacity of 54 GWh when fully expanded – enough for around 650,000 electric vehicles.

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Mar 16, 2022 - 01:59 pm

Rock Tech Lithium to examine supply chains

Rock Tech Lithium has agreed to collaborate with the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT and supply chain tracking provider Circulor. The goal of the cooperation is to obtain comprehensive transparency of the lithium value chain.

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Mar 8, 2022 - 01:57 pm

Rock Tech Lithium to build plant in Romania

Rock Tech Lithium plans to build a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide in Romania. A memorandum of understanding now signed by the company with the Romanian Ministry of Energy provides for investments of 400 million euros for this purpose.

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Feb 16, 2022 - 12:40 pm

Tesla signs lithium supply deal with Liontown

Tesla has signed another offtake agreement for lithium. Australia-based Liontown Resources says it has signed a five-year agreement with Tesla to supply lithium-spodumene concentrate from its Kathleen Valley project in Western Australia.

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Feb 14, 2022 - 01:21 pm

Snow Lake Lithium to mine in Canada

The Canadian company Snow Lake Lithium has unveiled plans for a lithium mine in Manitoba, Canada. The mine is to produce 160,000 tonnes of lithium annually for the North American electric car industry from the end of 2024.

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Jan 25, 2022 - 12:51 pm

Vulcan Energy to look for brine in Italy

Lithium producer Vulcan Energy Resources has been granted a research permit in Italy. It concerns an 11.5-square-kilometre area in Cesano near Rome, where brine samples were found in a geothermal well.

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Jan 24, 2022 - 02:00 pm

Serbia blocks lithium mining project

The Serbian government has denied permission for the Jadar project of the British-Australian mining company Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto wanted to build a lithium mine in Serbia as part of the project.

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Jan 4, 2022 - 03:33 pm

Vulcan Energy secures mining rights in Germany

Vulcan Energy Resources has secured five new licences in the Upper Rhine Graben. In addition to an extraction licence for geothermal energy, Vulcan is expanding its previous exploration area for geothermal energy extraction and lithium by 325 square kilometres with four new exploration licences.

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Dec 12, 2021 - 03:07 pm

Vulcan Energy buys geothermal plant to power lithium extraction

The Australian-German lithium startup Vulcan Energy Resources has acquired a geothermal power plant in Germany for €31.5Mn ($35.7Mn). Vulcan wants to upgrade the 4.8 MW Insheim plant previously owned by local utility Pfalzwerke to set up a new test facility for low-carbon lithium production.

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Nov 17, 2021 - 01:34 pm

Rio Tinto invests in InoBat

Mining group Rio Tinto is investing in Slovakian battery company InoBat. The investment follows a memorandum of understanding signed by the two companies in May to build a value chain for the production and recycling of electric car batteries in Serbia.

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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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Nov 8, 2021 - 02:56 pm

European Lithium secures Ukranian lithium deposits

Australian mining company European Lithium is in the process of securing two promising lithium deposits in Ukraine, aiming to become the largest lithium supplier in Europe and an essential part of an integrated European battery supply chain.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/25/bmw-to-establish-closed-recycling-loop-for-batteries/
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