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Interview with Stephane Burban, Glencore

ICM: Present Glencore and your activity in a few words. Stephane Burban: Glencore is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 60 responsibly-sourced commodities that advance everyday life. Through a network of assets, ...
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‘South Africa gears up battery recycling’

‘There are no dedicated battery recycling facilities set up in South Africa so we are losing valuable materials like lithium and cobalt,’ says Lesego Siwela, applications engineer at Cwenga Technologies. The South African company is one of the first players trying to fill the country’s gap in ...
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27th International Congress for Battery Recycling opens in Salzburg, Austria

スイス本拠のICM主催による第27回国際電池リサイクル会議(ICBR)が、14日からオーストリア・ザルツブルグ市のコングレス・ザルツブルグにて16日まで開催された。(16日はワークショップと施設訪問ツアーのみ)今回もMIRU...
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Preview interview with Raymond Langevoort, Boliden

ICM: Could you start by presenting Boliden and your activity in a few words? Raymond Langevoort: Boliden is a base metals company, operating 5 mining areas of which the Aitik copper mine and Garpenberg zinc mine are the two largest mines operated in Sweden. The company’s smelter division oper...
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‘Recyclers scramble to boost battery metals market share’

The global battery recycling market was valued at EUR 10.4 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach EUR 19.2 billion by 2030. ‘The potential growth of battery driven products is incredible,’ says Laurent Cohen of Solvay. ‘However, the input recyclers provide today is but a drop in the ocean i...
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‘The future of the ELV industry is at stake’

Olivier FRANCOIS, President of the steering committee IARC, and President of EuRIC, discusses topics raised during this year’s International Automotive Recycling Congress and their possible effects on the ELV industry.
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‘Innovation in battery recycling needed’

Innovation in battery recycling is needed, it seems. The proliferation of lithium battery fires that were being discussed at the International Congress on Battery Recycling (ICBR) held this year in Salzburg. Vic Giles asks if lithium batteries should be treated as the ‘problem child’ of the batt...
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Press 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 eco...
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Interview with Jean-François Nogrette, Veolia

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, As...
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