Category: recycling

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

Glencore & strategic partner Britishvolt strengthen relationship and agree to build battery recycling ecosystem in the UK

Baar, Switzerland 3 February 2022 Glencore is proud to have entered an industry-leading battery recycling joint venture with strategic partner and battery pioneer Britishvolt, the UK’s foremost investor in battery cell technologies and R&D. The joint venture will develop a world-leading ecosystem for battery recycling in the UK. This ecosystem will be anchored at a…
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4th February 2022 0

Veolia announces its first electric vehicle battery recycling plant in UK

Urban mining will unlock UK’s lithium-ion battery reserves   Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company, has announced its first electric vehicle battery recycling facility in the UK, which will have the capacity to process 20% of the UK’s end of life electric vehicle batteries by 2024.   Many of the materials required for battery…
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10th January 2022 0