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Telecommunication Battery Removal and Recycling

The telecommunication (telecom) industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Data and voice get transmitted over log distances, sometimes spanning regions, cities, and even countries in this industry. To assure the consistent performance of transmission systems, the players in this industry depend on various reliable telecom backup equipment. Locations are equipped with …

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Electrification, Sustainability & the Construction Industry

Electrification is entering industries unlike ever before and construction is part of this evolution. Since as early as 2017 big companies have been putting out electric vehicle truck options. We have seen the electrification of dozers and wheel loaders with more innovation to come. In the next few years, the electrification of backhoes, excavators, and …

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Lithium-ion Battery Recycling: Benefits and Risks Analyzed

Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) use lithium as an electrolyte and primary cathode element, thus, the name. Introduced in the 1970s, lithium-ion batteries were primarily used in consumer electronics, powering laptops, phones, tablets, and various consumer electronics. Over the years, their use has expanded to stationary storage applications, as well as electric vehicles (EVs). Long-term performance, high …

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EV/HEV Battery Shipping

Best Practices for HazMat Transportation

By Staff Batteries power the use of our everyday items and that continues to rise with the use of handheld electronics, consumer appliances, electronic vehicles and more. When the battery life ends, it is essential to recycle it while following all the relevant environmental regulations. Throwing away batteries can be potentially dangerous and toxic to …

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Advancements in Batteries for Stationary Reserve Power

by Eric Hill Are you confused by the never-ending technology changes happening in energy storage for stationary reserve power applications? Well, you’re not alone. A lot has been happening over the last 20 years in this industry and it can be frankly overwhelming to keep up with all the modifications. From the enhancements in lead-acid …

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Technician disassembles an electric vehicle battery with an insulated drill and gloves

Under the Hood: Lithium Power in Electric Vehicles

by Katelyn Tomaszewski The need for lithium batteries is growing every day. Lithium batteries are used in a wide range of things, including cell phones, laptops, kid’s toys, energy storage solutions, and electric vehicles. Lithium used in today’s batteries is primarily mined, while only a small portion is reused. The biggest lithium producers are Australia, …

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Battery recycling firm gets tax break for moving operations to Milford Township

originally by Sharon Dargay in Hometown Life Milford Township trustees approved a tax abatement for a battery recycling company whose clients include General Motors, Ford Motor Co. and other major corporations. Battery Solutions, LLC, plans to move its Howell headquarters and Brighton processing plant into a 95,000-square-foot building that will be constructed on Holtz Drive, just …

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dbusiness: Back from the Dead

Check out the feature article about Battery Solutions in the March-April 2018 dbusiness Magazine, Detroit’s Premier Business Journal and online! “Battery Solutions in Howell recycles spent batteries with startling efficiency.” – Mike Larson, dbusiness