lithium

An additional 30 000 tonnes of cobalt and 81 000 tonnes of lithium will be required annually to meet demand by 2021, so says Data specialist Benchmark Mineral Intelligence. Is has become obvious that...
Demand for power tools in general is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of more than 5% to US$ 36.2 billion by 2020. And a new report from Future Market Insights states that...
'Back in 2013, we had 25 incidents while handling batteries. Luckily, we managed to reduce this to six incidents last year,' Coonen told delegates in Lisbon. This represents 1 fire (or smoke/gas/heat...
Around 30% of batteries are recycled in Portugal each year, representing some 25 000 tonnes; this is below the mandatory 45% target set by the EU for 2016. To improve on these recycling statistics,...
Organised by Swiss company ICM AG, the congress is expected to attract more than 200 decision-makers from across the battery spectrum, including producers, recyclers, collection scheme operators,...
Neometals reports that it has filed three US provisional patent applications associated with its innovative technology. The company is confident the 100 kilograms per day pilot plant in Canada will...
The innovative hydrometallurgical approach has recovered both metals in laboratory-scale tests from standard lithium batteries with ‘reasonable efficiency’, according to Ataur Rahman of...
‘Everybody’s heard of blood diamonds - but maybe people haven’t heard of blood cobalt or tantalum or lithium,’ says project leader Eric Schelter, associate professor in the...
The first of these studies highlighted that all battery technologies have a critical role to play and that lead-based batteries, for instance, are essential in conventional combustion engine vehicles...
The project relies on standard hydrometallurgical equipment and task-specific, low-cost and non-toxic ionic liquids to extract the metals, Tecnalia says. The liquids are said to ′require...
The volume of batteries recycled in Europe dropped from 36 963 tonnes in 2010 to 34 997 tonnes the following year, new EBRA figures indicate. There had also been a slight drop of 1% in 2009 when 37...

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