Canadian Mining Journal

  • Carbon filler makes high-energy lithium-ion batteries more efficient

    November 16, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    New research published in Applied Physics Reviews claims to offer a solution to the issue of lithium-ion batteries not being able to provide high power output while simultaneously allowing reversible energy storage.  The solution presented by scientists with the University

  • News

    RECYCLING: Lithium Australia subsidiary to use metals from batteries for fertilizers

    June 11, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Envirostream Australia, a 90%-owned subsidiary of Lithium Australia, has announced that it is working on a project aimed at assessing the use of zinc and manganese derived from recycled alkaline batteries as micronutrients in blended fertilizers. According to Envirostream,

  • BATTERIES: Researchers look into battery management system to improve cycle life

    May 6, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    UNITED STATES – Arizona-based Electric Applications has launched a research project designed to balance electrical current across banks of advanced lead batteries supporting wind and solar systems. The 18-month study is backed by the Consortium for Battery Innovation. The plan is

  • RECYCLING: American Manganese, Voltabox recycle Li-ion batteries

    April 15, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    TEXAS – American Manganese (AMY) announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Texas-based Voltabox to work on end-of-life lithium-ion batteries for commercial-scale recycling of cathode materials using AMY’s RecycLiCo patented process. The RecycLiCo process provides a closed-loop recycling

  • ESG: Principles for a sustainable battery value chain

    January 29, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – With the rising importance of batteries in reducing the world’s carbon footprint, the Global Battery Alliance has designed 10 guiding principles to foster the creation of a sustainable battery chain by 2030. At this year’s annual general meeting