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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.

Using ultrasonic waves for electric vehicle battery recycling

Researchers have devised an electric vehicle battery recycling technique that utilises ultrasonic waves to recover valuable materials.

Achieving a more competitive and sustainable EU battery value chain

BATT4EU: a significant breakthrough in the attainment of a more competitive and sustainable EU battery value chain.

The barriers obstructing a circular economy for electronic waste

Researchers have developed a framework to achieve a circular economy for electronic waste, a key objective in achieving a sustainable planet.

What role can lead-acid batteries play in the circular economy?

Roger Miksad, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Battery Council International, spoke to Innovation News Network about their organisation and the latest in lead battery manufacturing and recycling.

Using E.coli to convert plastic pollution into vanilla flavouring

A research team has developed an innovative method to combat plastic pollution, utilising E. coli bacteria to transform it into vanillin.

Graphite and the green energy transition

Dr Corina Hebestreit, Managing Director of The European Carbon and Graphite Association (ECGA), discusses the role of graphite in the green energy transition.

Ensuring the waste water sector meets environmental challenges

Europe’s waste water service providers can help meet the Green Deal’s ambitions, meet environmental challenges and make our water services fit for the future.

Cobalt: a key commodity in the green energy transition

David Weight, past President of the Cobalt Institute (CI), speaks to Innovation News Network's about cobalt’s role in the green energy transition.

Battery technologies and the green energy transition

Modernising Europe’s legislation for battery technologies is a key step in building a circular supply chain but questions remain about how sustainable practices can...

Shifting policy towards a zero emission transport sector

Caterina Brandmayr, Green Alliance’s Head of Climate Policy, discusses what is needed from the policy sphere to foster a zero emission transport sector.

Europe’s strategy for regulating batteries and waste batteries

The Innovation Platform takes a look at EuRIC's response to the EU’s Batteries and Waste Batteries Regulation.

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ChemX’s high-purity alumina technology advances the green energy transition

Stephen Strubel, the Managing Director of industry-leading advanced materials technology company ChemX Materials Ltd, details how their HiPurA® technology can drive global decarbonisation efforts...

US commits to global lithium battery revolution

Lithium Power International highlights the global impact of the US’s recent investment into the lithium battery revolution. The US Government’s commitment to the lithium battery...

Pioneering universal early warning systems for reducing natural disaster impacts

To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning...

Eclipse achieves early success in Greenland drilling programme

Eclipse Metals (ASX: EPM) has made encouraging progress in its Greenland drill programme to test and confirm the potential for polymetallic rare earth and...

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ACE Green Recycling signs long-term offtake agreement to supply recycled battery materials

ACE Green Recycling, have secured a long-term offtake agreement with Glencore PLC to supply recycled battery materials.

Galvanic Energy receives prestigious Vanguard Award

The Vanguard Award was given in light of Galvanic’s commitments to environmental stewardship, including EV and energy storage.

QPM’s positive feasibility study confirms TECH project credentials

Queensland Pacific Metals Ltd has announced the result of its advanced feasibility study for Stage 1 of its TECH project.

What is lithium used for, and where does it come from?

Brent Wilson of Galvanic Energy details how lithium is obtained around the world and its essential role in decarbonising the planet.

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Current and advanced nuclear reactors: How safe is safe enough?

Researchers at North Carolina State University are embracing risk technologies to enable and ensure safe, secure, and cost-competitive operations for the current and advanced...

American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America

As nickel and manganese are essential to national security, AMLM are advancing their mineral exploration projects to find these commodities.

My inner dinosaur – what can palaeontology teach us about human anatomy?

Professor Dr P Martin Sander of the University Bonn's Paleontology Department takes us on the fascinating journey that forged human evolution and explains how...

Rapidly developing battery minerals by connecting electric vehicle end users upstream

To accelerate access by the electric vehicle (EV) industry to desperately needed battery minerals, QX Resources is directly linking the end users to multiple ‘upstream’...

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LPI produces battery-grade lithium carbonate from Maricunga project

Lithium Power International has produced lithium carbonate with a 99.92% purity battery grade at its Maricunga lithium project.

Australian Government approves QPM’s TECH project for critical metals

Queensland Pacific Metals has received approval from the Government to develop the company’s TECH Project for critical metals.

Lithium Power International addresses media reports about Maricunga lithium brine project

Lithium Power International (LIPI) provides an update on recent Chilean media reports regarding the company's Maricunga lithium brine project.

LithiumBank reveal exceptional results from DLE testing at its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project

Lithiumbank has announced results from the Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) test work on brine from its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project.