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ICBR 2022 Media Release: Cyclewell Technologies

Cyclewell Technologies’ lithium battery recycling process and equipment system is based on high chemical design standards. With the advantages of advanced recycling technology and intelligent equipment, Cyclewell has solved the problems of high safety risk, serious secondary pollution and poor economy in the lithium battery recycling industry.

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ICBR 2022 Interview with Jean-François Nogrette

ICM: Can you tell me about Veolia’s hazardous waste activities and battery recycling in particular ?

Jean-François Nogrette: Veolia has been involved in hazardous waste management for 50 years and it’s now one of our core and fastest growing activities with important expansions in Europe, Asia and North America. It’s the reason why…

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ICBR 2022 Interview with Tero Holländer

ICM: What made Fortum decide to enter the battery recycling market?

Tero Holländer: As you know, Finland is a major source of primary battery materials and has a long history of implementing low CO2 solutions in its installations. We see that in the future, batteries will of course play an ever-increasing role in the energy infrastructures of the future. The Fortum group is…

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ICBR 2022 Interview with Gunter Flinspach

ICM: What is the current context for Light Means of Transport (LMT) batteries?
Gunter Flinspach: Lithium-ion technology is the enabler of the success story of light electric mobility. Over 5 million eBikes have been sold In the European Union last year. This makes the eBike…

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Thought-provoking discussions at IARC 2022

There was much information to absorb at the recent 21st International Automotive Recycling Congress, held on the 5th and 7th of July in Basel, Switzerland. The two-day event focused on the many aspects of the vehicle recycling industry and attracted speakers and delegates from around the world. It provided an environment for the exchange of views plus the opportunity to get up to date with the latest developments in the industry.

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IARC 2022 Interview with Olivier François

ICM: What are the main issues the automotive recycling industry faces at the moment?
Olivier François: There are 250 million vehicles currently circulating in Europe and the main priority today is to make sure they are correctly handled at their end of life. The automotive recycling sector has perfectly achieved the recycling targets that were fixed for the automotive industry by the European legislator in 2000, within the 2015 deadline despite the challenges, and in total autonomy of the car manufacturers.

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Calling the international automotive recycling community!

Latest news from Basel: first ever plant tour to the Thommen Group recycling plant; new workshop on safety in handling high-voltage automotive batteries; exhibition hall almost full.

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Intense growth ahead for world’s battery recyclers

The global lithium-ion battery recycling sector will be worth US$ 22.8 billion (EUR 21 billion) by 2030, up from US$ 4.6 billion last year. This represents a sizeable compound annual growth rate of 19.6% during the forecast period, according to analysts at Research&Markets.

The lithium-ion battery recycling market is will witness ‘intense growth’ across different end-use industries, especially the automotive and industrial industry. The new report says North America dominated the lithium-ion battery market in 2020 and is projected to lead in the next eight years.

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ICM prepares for return to in-person events

Swiss recycling conference organizer adopts a new logo and now accepts online registrations. The company, which says it has 27 years of experience in bringing together the professional and industrial recycling communities in the automotive, battery and electronics markets, says it also has refreshed its visual identity and launched a redesigned website. After making the changes, the company states, “The time has come to meet face to face again with our business partners. ICM helps you meet the people you need to meet by bringing together the decision makers and industry experts – all in one place.”

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