Tag: Recycling

Jan 21, 2022 - 03:07 pm

Redwood to launch anode copper foil production

Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, plans to start up its anode copper foil production facility at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center in Nevada in the first half of 2022 and begin shipping to customers.

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Dec 15, 2021 - 02:01 pm

Li-Cycle and LG enter into recycling and nickel agreement

The Canadian battery recycler Li-Cycle has concluded a still non-binding memorandum of understanding with South Korea’s LG Chem and its battery division LG Energy Solution for the supply of scrap from battery production and complete lithium-ion batteries for recycling as well as for the purchase of nickel.

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Dec 13, 2021 - 02:49 pm

Volkswagen founds battery unit in Europe

Volkswagen has founded a European Company (Société Européenne) to bundle activities along the battery value chain. In the future, third parties will also be able to participate in the SE as investors. In addition, VW confirms a number of personnel appointments in battery development.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 01:14 pm

CATL begins building cathode plant in Yichang

CATL has begun construction of a large industrial park in the Chinese city of Yichang for the production of battery materials for electric vehicles and the recycling of batteries. The first phase is scheduled to be commissioned in 2023 and the entire project completed in 2025.

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Nov 22, 2021 - 12:42 pm

ZF & CATL announce after-market battery alliance

ZF and battery manufacturer CATL have entered into an aftermarket services partnership to strengthen their e-mobility focus. The core of the cooperation is the transfer of knowledge in the areas of service network, training on batteries, connectivity, recycling and reuse.

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Nov 20, 2021 - 03:09 pm

Daimler battery recycling plant to be in Kuppenheim

Daimler has confirmed plans to build a battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim, Germany. Although rumours about a planned battery recycling plant were abound before, the German automaker had given no indication of the location for the plant or further details until now.

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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 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 14, 2021 - 12:52 pm

Northvolt produces first 100% recycled NMC battery cell

Northvolt has produced its first battery cell with 100 per cent recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt as part of its Revolt recycling programme. The company is now looking to scale up its recycling facilities in Sweden to establish a facility able to recycle 125,000 tons of batteries per year.

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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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Oct 25, 2021 - 12:18 pm

BASF & SVOLT launch battery cooperation

The German chemical company BASF and the Chinese battery cell manufacturer SVOLT have agreed on a comprehensive partnership. The two companies want to cooperate in the development of new battery materials and the supply of raw materials, as well as in recycling.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 12:17 pm

CATL to build recycling plant in China

CATL is aiming to build a recycling factory for battery materials in the central Chinese province of Hubei. Specifically, the group is planning a joint venture with the company Hubei Yihua Chemical Industry to recycle materials such as cobalt and lithium from used batteries of electric vehicles.

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Oct 2, 2021 - 05:13 pm

Re-use, second life or recycling? Volkswagen BattMan ReLife knows

Volkswagen has just launched an analysis software called BattMan ReLife for batteries. The quick-check carried out by the software as an initial diagnosis is now being used in a pilot plant for battery recycling that Volkswagen Group Components has been operating at the Salzgitter site in Germany since the beginning of the year.

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Sep 30, 2021 - 04:17 pm

Li-Cycle raises $100 million from investor

The Canadian battery recycling company Li-Cycle has raised a 100 million US dollar investment from Koch Strategic Platforms (KSP). The fresh capital is meant to support Li-Cycle’s growth ambitions in North America, Europe and Asia.

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Sep 11, 2021 - 03:33 pm

Johnson Matthey & OnTo launch recycling cooperation

The British chemical company Johnson Matthey is cooperating with OnTo Technology, a developer of battery recycling solutions. The aim of the partnership is to further develop OnTo’s patented recycling process ‘Cathode Healing’. The focus is on battery waste that is already generated during production.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 02:54 pm

Li-Cycle announces plans for fourth battery recycling plant

The Canadian company Li-Cycle has announced its fourth commercial recycling plant for lithium-ion batteries. The new plant in Tuscaloosa in the US state of Alabama is expected to start operations in mid-2022. The Mercedes plant there will probably be an important supplier.

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Aug 19, 2021 - 04:23 pm

Valmet & Fortum announce battery recycling cooperation

Valmet Automotive and Fortum have agreed to cooperate on battery recycling. This will ensure safe and sustainable recycling of all non-compliant battery materials from the battery plants Valmet Automotive operates in Salo and Uusikaupunki, Finland.

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Aug 10, 2021 - 02:35 pm

XALT & ReCell launch recycling collaboration

XALT Energy and the ReCell Center, the battery recycling centre of the US Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office, are launching a joint collaboration to develop a sustainable recycling process for lithium-ion batteries.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 01:46 pm

Redwood gathers $700 million in investment

The battery recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has raised more than 700 million US dollars from a group of strategic investors. The money is to be used to finance expansion.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Daimler to exclusively introduce EV platforms from 2025

Daimler presented its updated plans for the upcoming switch to electric mobility at an investor day. The goal: Mercedes-Benz is preparing with new platforms and battery factories to become fully electric before the end of the decade – with one caveat.

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