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Umicore to take over cobalt refinery in Finland

Umicore has agreed to acquire Freeport Cobalt’s cobalt refining and cathode precursor activities in Kokkola, Finland. The US$ 150 million…

Next phase for cobalt recovery from batteries

Scientists at a US university are experimenting with solvents to find a more sustainable way of recovering valuable metals from…

Samsung getting ready to recycle cobalt from phones and cars

Global – Battery supplier Samsung SDI Co. says it will recycle cobalt from used mobile phones in light of ongoing…

Cobalt-60 contamination worry for India’s scrap dealers

Archiv – India | One person has died and a further seven have been severely affected by exposure to radioactive…

Cobalt-60 contamination worry for India’s scrap dealers

India – One person has died and a further seven have been severely affected by exposure to radioactive cobalt-60 contained…

‘Lithium-ion battery recycling is a certainty’

Lithium battery recycler American Manganese has successfully completed an initial test on the final stage of its so-called RecycLiCo pilot…

Metal nano-particles drive fuel cell innovation

Northwestern University has discovered a way to create catalysts from metal nano-particles that could lead to better fuel cells. Another…

South Korea invests millions in e-mobility recycling hub

South Korea is constructing its very first car battery recycling plant in Yeonggwang Country, South Jeolla Province. Earthtech is investing…

Coming soon: cathode-to-cathode recycling

Canadian recycler American Manganese Inc. has achieved a 99.88% purity level in the production of cathode material using its patented…

Samsung makes phone recycling pact to end mobile graveyard

Did you know there are already 1 billion more mobile phones in the world than people? And yet, little over…

Hydrometallurgy method recovers almost 100% of precious metals

The Chinese-Taiwanese company UWin Nanotech has established Japan’s first full-process hydrometallurgy electronics recycling line in Tokyo. The innovative e-scrap recycling…