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REIA leads collaboration to assess rare earth sustainability

REIA partners with four organisations to develop a blockchain based circular system to help strengthen transition into a circular economy, through tracking and traceability...

Britishvolt collaborate with Glencore to build battery recycling ecosystem

Battery pioneer and the UK’s foremost investor in battery cell technologies, Britishvolt, enter an industry leading battery recycling ecosystem venture with strategic partner, Glencore. Britishvolt...

Establishing critical minerals supply chains in the circular economy

Donald Bubar, President and CEO of Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. discusses establishing critical minerals supply chains in the circular economy. Critical minerals supply chains are...

Worrying study confirms the safe planetary boundary for pollutants is surpassed

In a groundbreaking study, researchers have discovered that the safe planetary boundary for pollutants has been exceeded. In a first of its kind study, an...

European Commission takes steps to combat environmental crime 

The European Commission has proposed to strengthen the protection of the environment and combat environmental crime through criminal law.  The Commission has adopted a novel...

Repurposing used electric vehicle batteries for renewable energy storage

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a method of reusing old electric vehicle batteries for renewable energy storage. Cornell University researchers, partially funded by the...

Groundbreaking technique for sustainable extraction and separation of rare earth elements

Researchers at Penn State have developed a new technique for the environmentally friendly extraction and separation of rare earth elements.

Reducing food waste with $15m grant from the National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation has awarded $15m in grants in the fight towards reducing food waste and increasing food security.

EIT InnoEnergy reveals significant investment in battery recycling start-up

EIT InnoEnergy has announced a substantial investment in MECAWARE, a French battery recycling start-up that aims to provide electric vehicles with recycled batteries.

NextGenerationEU green bonds for a more sustainable future

The European Commission has taken considerable steps towards the issuing of €250bn of NextGenerationEU green bonds to support green projects.

Addressing the threat of lithium battery fires in electrical waste

The Batteries Roundtable outline the key advice in their recent report aiming to reduce lithium battery fires and improve the environmental impact of electrical waste and its processing.

Investigation finds troubling level of chemicals in plastics

Researchers at ETH Zurich have studied the chemicals in plastics worldwide, discovering surprisingly excessive levels of substances of potential concern deliberately used in everyday plastic products.

Verkor announces €100m funding for developing sustainable battery cells

Verkor has revealed it has raised €100m of funding, which it will utilise for the research and production of sustainable battery cells.

Producing sustainable bioplastics with agriculture byproducts

Researchers at Texas A&M have discovered a way to use agriculture byproducts to produce sustainable bioplastics.

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Achieving net zero goals through optimising nuclear reactor safety

EPRI and Vanderbilt University highlight the importance of incorporating risk insights early in the advanced nuclear reactor design process to shorten schedules and enhance...

A look at historic breakthroughs in flood mapping from space

Dr Guy Schumann, the Founder and CEO of RSS-Hydro, details the fascinating technological evolution of flood mapping from space. The Landsat series of satellites is...

Exploring the pros and cons of nuclear energy

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma’s Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis discuss evolving public perspectives on the future of nuclear energy in...

Facilitating advanced nuclear reactor technology through fuel innovation

Elizabeth Sooby PhD, Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio, discusses the need for fuel innovation and discovery to enable advanced...

Partner News

Hatch to design, test and manage all DLE programmes for LithiumBank

LithiumBank Resources brings on engineering firm Hatch to work directly on the Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project with two direct lithium extraction (DLE) technology companies. LithiumBank...

From Independence Day to energy independence in the US

Brent Wilson, the CEO of Galvanic Energy, discusses the necessity of achieving energy independence and the future of lithium battery production in the US. This...

Argentina Lithium commences lithium exploration at Rincon West

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp announces the commencement of lithium exploration drilling at its Rincon West project in Salta Province, Argentina. At the Rincon West...

Aeramentum Resources Limited launch its initial public offering

Australian Mineral Exploration company Aeramentum Resources Limited, launched its initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange on 17 May, 2022. Aeramentum owns the Treasure...

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New testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies

The University of Pittsburgh is developing a pool-type materials testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies. In order to facilitate advanced nuclear technologies, stable materials...

Developing advanced nuclear reactors using ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage

Researchers at the University of Michigan are utilising ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage, thus paving the way for the development of advanced nuclear...

Developing innovative techniques to investigate winter soil processes

Professors Philippe Van Cappellen and Fereidoun Rezanezhad from the Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Institute at the University of Waterloo discuss how they are...

Molten salt reactors: An old technology made new

A nuclear technology, molten salt reactors (MSRs), once considered to power aircraft during the Cold War, is now on the cusp of lighting our...

Partner News Cont'd

Ceylon Graphite: Advancing graphite production through shares offer

Ceylon Graphite Corp. (CYL) has upsized its private placement for gross proceeds of up to $3,500,000 to advance graphite production at its K1 and...

UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) has announced an ARTISM contract that will create a minimum of 13 jobs and enhance the UK's space...

First acetylene-based conductive additives plant to be built in the US

Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC), a speciality chemical company, announced plans on 5 May 2022 to build the first US acetylene-based conductive additives plant. It...

Avalon enters into $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement

Avalon Advanced Materials enters into a $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement to accelerate separation rapids lithium work. Toronto, ON – Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (TSX:...