IM Lithium News in Brief 20 – 26 March

By Josie Shillito
Published: Thursday, 26 March 2015

Qantas has become the most recent global airline to ban lithium-ion batteries from its cargo holds; US Li-ion battery developer XALT Energy signs $1bn global exclusive agreement with Hybrid Kinetic Group of China for the supply of its lithium titanate batteries.

Qantas has become the most recent global airline to ban lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries from its cargo holds. 

Virgin Australia and Tigerair are expected to shortly follow suit and also ban shipment of Li-ion batteries which have been known to catch fire when overheated. Earlier in March, American carriers United...

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