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Volkswagen plans ‘centre of excellence’ for batteries

Volkswagen is building a lithium-ion recycling plant at its existing battery production facility in Salzgitter, Germany. This new hub will…

Battery Recycling Prize: US invests millions in innovation

US energy secretary Rick Perry hopes to spark innovation in battery recycling with the newly established Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize….

American Manganese enhances its 100% cathode extraction process

American Manganese has started testing lithium-ion battery materials recycling at a pilot plant in British Columbia. Company ceo Larry Reaugh…

Davos forum told: it’s now or never for e-scrap

The global electronics waste stream reached an estimated 48.5 million tonnes last year, according to a new report presented at…

International Congress for Battery Recycling

Want to know what’s happening in the world of battery recycling? ICM’s annual congress gives you a bird’s view of…

US battery consortium pumps US$1.8 million into lithium-ion project

The US Advanced Battery Consortium has awarded US$1.8 million to the Worcester Polytechnic Institute to advance its research regarding lithium-ion battery…

Outdated battery directive needs a make-over

The current EU Battery Directive has several ‘weaknesses’, a study by the German Öko Institut has claimed. It cites poor…

Audi and Umicore join forces to realise 95% recovery of battery metals

Audi and Umicore have successfully completed the first phase of their strategic research cooperation for battery recycling. They are developing…

Future recovery: e-car batteries will deliver billions in recycled metals

Metals worth more than US$ 20 billion (EUR 17 billion) will be extracted from electric car batteries every year 2028,…

US researchers win award for rare earths recycling innovation

Researchers at the Critical Materials Institute and Ames Laboratory have won a prestigious prize for inventing a magnet recycling process….

Ore mining technology the answer for battery recyclers?

Recycling lithium-ion batteries is possible, yes, but the practice has yet to be perfected. What’s missing is a low-energy and…

Share your shear stories and win a GoPro!

It’s safe to say that scrap shears are the pillars of the recycling industry. But which configurations are the future? Take part in our tech survey and get a shot at winning a cool GoPro camera!

Thousands of scrap shears are driving recycling businesses all over the world. When it comes to different types, an operator may opt for maximum tonnage or flexibility, such as a mobile set-up. An integrated baling system is also gaining popularity. Ultimately, there is no wrong or right shear; it comes down to how you’re going to use it.

Our survey is meant to map the wants and needs of today’s dynamic recycling industry. Voice your opinion here and, who knows, you may be able to capture your recycling facility in action in HD.

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