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American Manganese partners with DOE on Li-ion battery recycling

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American Manganese will partner with a number of US universities and laboratories as part of the programme American Manganese Inc. (AMY) has announced that that the company will participate in a US Department of Energy (DOE) project to advance the economic recovery of lithium-ion battery materials from electric vehicles and …

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Energy Department announces opening of Battery Recycling Centre at Argonne National Lab

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The recycling centre aims to recover 90% of the key materials from EV batteries In celebration of National Battery Day on February 18, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Daniel Simmons announced the opening of a Battery Recycling Centre at Argonne National Laboratory. Aiming to reclaim and …

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Energy Department announces battery recycling prize and battery recycling R&D centre

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The battery recycling centre aims to increase Li-ion battery recycling from 5% to 90% Energy Secretary Rick Perry has announced the launch of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and the establishment of an associated Battery Recycling R&D Centre. These efforts aim to reclaim and recycle critical materials (e.g., cobalt and …

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Lithium Australia produces Li-ion batteries from mine waste

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Lithium Australia produced Li-ion batteries from waste tri-lithium phosphate Lithium Australia advises that its wholly owned subsidiary, VSPC Ltd, has successfully produced lithium ion battery cathode material, and Li-ion batteries, from tri-lithium phosphate produced directly from mine waste using the SiLeach process. This ground-breaking process, removes the requirement for generation …

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USABC awards Li-ion battery recycling project to Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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USABC’s funding will help WPI demonstrate its process to recycle Li-ion batteries The US Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC), a collaborative organisation of FCA US, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has announced the award of US$1.08 million to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts for Phase II of a …

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Axion launches collaborative service for end-of-life batteries

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The joint initiative will focus on the remanufacturing, reuse and recycling of EV batteries Axion has joined forces with two other partners in a major initiative aimed at reusing and recycling the growing volume of batteries used in electric vehicles and light automotive applications. The joint initiative with Aspire Engineering, …

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Cathode recycling tech could make spent batteries as good as new

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Source: UC San Diego News Center

A University of California SD nanoengineering team has developed an energy-efficient cathode recycling process that could fully restore the storage and charging capabilities of spent lithium ion batteries. Professor Zheng Chen and a team of scientists at University of California’s San Diego Department of NanoEngineering have been working towards solving the …

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