Japan to recycle Li batteries
Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009
Nippon Mining to start up first pilot plant extracting lithium from used batteries
Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. (NMM) plans to start up
a commercial scale plant to extract metals from used
lithium-ion batteries by 2011.
The Japanese company is opening a pilot plant in Tsuruga,
Fukui Prefecture, to develop the process, which extracts of
value-bearing metals such as cobalt, nickel, lithium...