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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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PGM PRODUCERS: North American Palladium reports record revenue

THUNDER BAY — Barely a month before shareholders will vote on a proposed takeover of the company, North American Palladium is reporting the highest quarterly revenue in its history.

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Amcu says workers may back wage offers

South Africa’s largest platinum mining labour union said it might conclude a wage deal with producers as early as next week if “minor” outstanding issues can be resolved.

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RECYCLING: Maruti Suzuki and Toyota Tsusho to set up vehicle dismantling and recycling unit

  • Date: 07-11-19
  • Category: RECYCLING
  • Source: Just Auto

Maruti Suzuki and Toyota Tsusho Group have announced setting up of a one-of-its-kind vehicle dismantling and recycling joint venture, Maruti Suzuki Toyotsu India Private Limited (MSTI).

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FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Is the spark about to die for the internal combustion engine?

After a century’s dominance beneath the bonnets of the world’s cars, the piston-driven petrol engine faces a gradual replacement by batteries or fuel cells.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota, BYD to set up research venture to develop EVs

Toyota and Chinese electric-car maker BYD said their joint venture to design and develop battery-electric cars will be set up next year and will be based in China.

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AUTO SALES: Fuel types of new cars: petrol +6.1%, diesel -14.1%, electric +51.8% in third quarter of 2019

  • Date: 07-11-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: ACEA

Brussels, 7 November 2019 – In the third quarter of 2019, EU demand for passenger cars running on diesel continued its downward trend to reach a market share of 29.1%. By contrast, registrations of petrol cars further increased, now accounting for 59.5% of the EU market.

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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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