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Jul 16, 2021 - 11:48 am

Li-Cycle to recycle batteries for Helbiz

The Canadian recycling company Li-Cycle and the Italian-American micromobility provider Helbiz announce their intention to jointly develop recycling solutions for spent lithium-ion batteries from e-scooters and e-bikes. The collaboration is expected to result in a recycling cooperation.

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Jul 4, 2021 - 10:46 am

GM to source Lithium in the USA

General Motors has agreed a strategic investment and collaboration with Controlled Thermal Resources (CTR) to secure lithium from the US. The cooperation is intended to accelerate the introduction of lithium extraction methods that have a less harmful impact on the environment.

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Jun 30, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Faraday Institution improves battery resource recovery

Researchers working on the UK Faraday Institution project on the recycling of lithium-ion batteries (ReLiB) at the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham have solved a critical challenge in the recovery of materials used in EV batteries at the end of their life.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 01:46 pm

Infinity Lithium to supply LG ES with Spanish lithium

A freshly signed letter of intent between the Australian mining company Infinity Lithium and LG Energie Solution provides for the commodities group to supply the South Korean battery manufacturer with battery-grade lithium hydroxide from its Spanish project in San Jose for at least five years.

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Jun 7, 2021 - 12:01 pm

USA to focus on domestic EV battery recycling

The US government is wrapping up a 100-day review of the country’s supply chains in key areas such as e-mobility this week. The White House is presented with reports from several federal agencies, which could be released soon. So far, everything points to increasing battery recycling capacity across the US.

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May 20, 2021 - 02:28 pm

Blockchain solution to tracking ethically sourced cobalt

The metals and mining companies CMOC, Eurasian Resources Group (ERG), Glencore as well as the battery material supplier Umicore are testing the blockchain solution “Re|Source” as part of a pilot project to “track responsibly produced cobalt from the mine to the electric car”.

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May 15, 2021 - 03:25 pm

BMW expects sales to be 50% electric by 2030

At its Annual General Meeting, the BMW Group announced its intention to avoid the emission of more than 200 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. The German automaker said this will involve more cleaner drives, but also factors such as the production and recycling of vehicles.

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May 11, 2021 - 04:54 pm

Polestar to track CO2 throughout supply chain

Polestar has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain provider Circulor. One element of the partnership is the tracking of CO2 equivalents through the supply chain. This is intended to help achieve Polestar’s goal of building a carbon-neutral car by 2030.

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May 10, 2021 - 04:06 pm

Infineon secures silicon carbide from Showa Denko

Infineon Technologies signed a supply agreement with Japanese wafer manufacturer Showa Denko for a range of silicon carbide (SiC) material. The German semiconductor manufacturer says this secures further raw material given the increasing demand for SiC-based microchips.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Kia & SK Innovation plan circular EV battery economy

In South Korea, Kia Motors and SK Innovation have joined forces to build a circular economy for electric vehicle batteries. This involves the follow-up use of end-of-life electric car batteries as stationary energy storage units as well as the recycling of materials such as lithium, nickel and cobalt.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 02:25 pm

AMG Lithium to build lithium hydroxide plant in Germany

AMG Lithium GmbH, a subsidiary of the Dutch Advanced Metallurgical Group (AMG), has acquired a plot of land in the Bitterfeld-Wolfen Chemical Park. A lithium hydroxide plant is to be built there by 2023, not far from the planned battery plant of Daimler partner Farasis.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 02:21 pm

Johnson Matthey to build cathode plant in Finland

British chemical company Johnson Matthey has announced the construction of a new factory for the production of its nickel-rich eLNO cathode materials. This will be built as part of a strategic partnership with Finnish Minerals Group (FMG) in Finland.

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Apr 14, 2021 - 10:24 pm

Nornickel increases output in Finnish nickel refinery

The Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel – also known as Nornickel – wants to increase production at its nickel refinery in Harjavalta, Finland. Production should increase to 100,000 tonnes per year by 2026 due to the rising demand for battery materials, especially for electric vehicles.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 01:46 pm

JLR invests in battery recycling startup

Jaguar Land Rover is among the investors in a new 20 million US dollar funding round for US start-up Battery Resourcers. The company is developing a special process that not only recovers the materials but also formulates new active material.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 12:53 pm

BMW to source lithium from Livent

Starting next year, the BMW Group will be purchasing lithium from a second supplier, the US company Livent. The volume of the multi-year contract is around 285 million euros. Livent will supply the lithium directly to the BMW Group’s battery cell manufacturers.

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Mar 18, 2021 - 02:54 pm

Renault joins recycling cooperation with Veolia and Solvay

The Renault Group will cooperate with the waste disposal and recycling specialist Veolia and the chemical group Solvay in the development of a circular economy for metals from the spent batteries of electric vehicles. The three companies have presented a declaration of intent.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/23/svolt-launches-production-of-cobalt-free-battery-cells/
23.07.2021 12:45