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VW Group launches pilot lithium-ion battery production plant in Germany

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 12:28 -- Paul Crompton

Vehicle OEM Volkswagen Group has taken the first steps toward a large-scale lithium-ion battery production line with the opening of a pilot plant in Germany.

The pilot line for battery cell assembly has begun producing lithium-ion cells at VW's Center of Excellence in Salzgitter, Lower-Saxony.

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American Manganese to begin final tests on recovered NCA cathode material

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 14:51 -- Paul Crompton
American Manganese to begin final tests on recovered NCA cathode material

American Manganese has begun the final testing stages on NCA (nickel cobalt aluminium) cathode materials at its RecycLiCo™ pilot plant – the company’s  proprietary innovation that recycles materials from lithium-ion batteries.

Tests results in July by the company’s independent research contractor Kemetco Research reported 99.93% purity results using recovered NMC pregnant leach solution following stages 3 and 4.

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Lithium Australia makes play for battery cathode tech

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:01 -- News Editor
Lithium Australia makes play for battery cathode tech

Lithium Australia (LIT) has made a conditional bid to acquire Brisbane battery cathode developer Very Small Particle Company Ltd (VSPC).

The proposed acquisition includes a decommissioned pilot plant for the production of complex metal oxides/phosphates for cathode production.

 

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Neometals to pilot lithium battery recycling process

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:00 -- Xuan Zhong
Neometals to pilot lithium battery recycling process

Australia-listed Neometals is set to build a pilot plant to accelerate the commercialisation of the company’s technology to recycle lithium-ion batteries.

Neometals has co-developed a technology to economically recover high-value cobalt (99.2% recovery) as a material that can be recycled within the battery manufacturing chain.

 

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Australian mining firm milestones at vanadium pilot plant

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:47 -- Paul Crompton
Australian mining firm milestones at vanadium pilot plant

Mining firm Australian Vanadium is celebrating this week after achieving two milestones in its energy storage strategy.

The company has produced its first batch of vanadium catholyte from the pilot plant it installed last year at the University of Western Australia.

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Australian firm moves closer to vanadium flow battery

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:50 -- Paul Crompton
Australian firm moves closer to vanadium flow battery

Materials company Australian Vanadium’s (AVL) vertical integration model has moved a step closer after its first flow battery left the factory and work on its pilot plant began.

Installation and commissioning of Western Australia’s first vanadium flow battery is due in September after the battery left GILDEMEISTER’s Austrian factory last week.

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