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[United States]
Posted on : Sep 18, 2012
Milwaukee, Wisconsin based Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), a global automotive battery supplier and recycler, has held the grand opening ceremony for its ....
[China]
Posted on : Sep 17, 2012
A growing number of Chinese firms processing non-ferrous metals are failing to repay loans due to lower demand and rising raw material prices, making the sector risky for local banks, Guangzhou's 21st Century Business Herald reports. In a report from the China Banking Regulatory Commission earlier this year, the n....
[Bulgaria]
Posted on : Sep 13, 2012
Tags: BNP Paribas, Silesia Consortium, consortium, Polish, Poland, syndicates, Confederation of Bulgarian Independent Syndicates, KNSB, Valentin Nikiforov, Multigroup, Nikolay Valkanov, finance minister, Simeon Djankov, OTZK, protest, rally, Kardzhali, Madan, Gorubso, protest, Lead and Zinc Complex, Delyan Dobrev, concession,....
[Australia]
Posted on : Sep 04, 2012
CHICAGO & SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sims Metal Management Limited, through its electronics recycling division Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), has expanded its North American operations by acquiring the assets of Elkridge, Maryland based E-Structors Inc. E-Structors is one of the largest el....
[Qatar]
Posted on : Jul 03, 2012
A battery recycling factory with a facility to handle 4,000 metric tonnes of battery waste every year is being set up in Mesaieed Industrial City. The first phase of the facility is expected to be ready by January next year. Announcing this on Sunday at a briefing at Sheraton Doha Hotel, the promoters said that th....
[United States]
Posted on : Jun 07, 2012
The Exide Technologies lead-acid battery recycling plant has long been a contentious issue in Frisco. When it was confirmed late last week the plant would cease operations, little was known about what its closure would entail. That changed this week, as the city has begun formulating plans for the land. Perhaps th....
[China]
Posted on : Jun 05, 2012
Johnson Controls, Inc., the world's leading supplier of automotive batteries, today participated in a signing ceremony in Tianjin, China to announce a planned $200 million automotive battery plant, pending final approval. The state-of-the-art facility will supply automakers and the aftermarket in Chin....
[United States]
Posted on : May 30, 2012
After years of battle, the Exide lead battery recycling plant is agreeing to close its doors in Frisco.  ....
[China]
Posted on : May 27, 2012
China will face capacity deficity for lead-acid battery in coming years, as environmental protection efforts by Beijing reduces capacity and local demand to keep growing. "Local lead-acid battery capacity will fall by 10-30% in the coming years, and will lead to an obvious capacity shortage," Xu Hong, general secretar....
[United States]
Posted on : Mar 27, 2012
United States: In order to comply with tight environmental rules, the US lead recycling industry will be required to invest an estimated US$ 600 mil....
[United States]
Posted on : Jan 20, 2012
A controversial Frisco recycling plant that must soon comply with new federal air quality standards is no closer to obtaining its building permits and faces hearings over its future. The City Council approved a measure that sets the stage for public hearings over Exide Technologies Inc.'s compliance with current zoning laws. ....
[India]
Posted on : Jan 12, 2012
Gravita India Ltd has initiated steps to strengthen its global presence. The company has decided to set up a Used Car Battery Recycling plant in The Republic of Trinidad & Tobago. Mr Brien Fontin has signed a MOU for the facilitation of Investment in Trinidad & Tobago. Gravita is operating three plants in India and seven plan....
[Mexico]
Posted on : Dec 09, 2011
The spent batteries Americans turn in for recycling are increasingly being sent to Mexico, where their lead is often extracted by crude methods that are illegal in the United States, exposing plant workers and local residents to dangerous levels of a toxic metal. Automotive batteries inside a distribution center in Mexico Ci....
[China]
Posted on : Nov 30, 2011
U.S. battery maker Johnson Controls says independent tests show that its factory in Shanghai was not the cause of severe lead poisoning cases discovered earlier this year but point instead to a nearby recycling facility. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based company said Wednesday that an investigation by the China Electric Equipmen....
[Belgium]
Posted on : Oct 18, 2011
Toyota Motor Europe has signed a three-year agreement with a French firm for the European-wide take-back and sustainable recycling of nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs). The agreement with the Société Nouvelle d’Affinage des Métaux (SNAM) will run from 2011 to 2014. Toyota has sold s....
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