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BATTERY RECYCLING: Fortum, BASF, and Nornickel sign cooperation agreement on Li-ion battery recycling

Fortum, BASF, and Nornickel have signed a letter of intent to plan a Li-ion battery recycling cluster in Harjavalta, Finland, serving the electric vehicle market. This would enable a successful “closed loop” cycle to re-use the critical metals present in used batteries.

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BATTERY RECYCLING: Battery recycling cluster to open in Harjavalta

Fortum, BASF and Nornickel have signed a letter of intent to establish a battery recycling cluster to serve the electric vehicle market. The aim is to create a closed loop for the reuse of the critical metals contained in spent batteries.

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BATTERY RECYCLING: Audi and Umicore use recycled cobalt and nickel

Audi and Umicore have completed the test phase of their research cooperation. According to this, more than 90 per cent of the cobalt and nickel from e-tron batteries can be recycled. Starting in January, the recycled materials will be used in new battery cells.

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BATTERY RECYCLING: Sweden's Northvolt plans battery recycling in new challenge to China

Northvolt, the Swedish challenger to China’s domination of the electric-vehicle battery market, plans to build a large-scale recycling plant to recover supplies of precious metals needed for production.

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BATTERY RECYCLING: E-waste company opens battery recycling plants in Singapore and France

TES issued a press release announcing the new facilities that is light on detail but claimed the plants would position it as ‘a leader’ in battery recycling. The company also announced an intent to move into the reuse of spent electric vehicle batteries in commercial and residential applications.

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BATTERY RECYCLING: Australian, South Korean companies join forces to recycle battery metals

Envirostream Australia, a 24% subsidiary of Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT), announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with South Korean company SungEel HiTech Co. for the sale of recycled battery metals.

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BATTERY RECYCLING: UK needs to act to prevent electric vehicle battery waste mountain

A review of lithium ion battery recycling led by the University of Birmingham suggests that, while electric vehicles (EVs) offer a solution for cutting pollution, governments and industry need to act now to develop a robust recycling infrastructure to meet future recycling need.

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BATTERY RECYCLING: American Manganese receives initial lithium-ion battery recycling test results

The test results produced high-quality nickel-cobalt hydroxide from our initial tests of tier-one NCA cathode scrap.

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