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  • Birmingham Uni granted €4m for rare earth metals recycling facility

    The University of Birmingham has been awarded €4 million (£3.7m) to set up a pilot facility to reclaim rare earth materials from electronic devices. The facility will focus on recycling magnets made of neodymium, boron and iron, which are found in electric vehicles (EVs), wind turbine generators, household appliances and hard disk drives. The use […]

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  • Brexit: Businesses ‘excited’ about renewables, clean growth and EV opportunities

    A range of businesses that met with newly appointed Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said they were “excited” about the opportunities after Brexit, including developing renewable energy, clean growth and electric vehicles (EVs). ScottishPower, INEOS and General Electric were among businesses that met with Ms Leadsom for her first roundtable on the UK leaving the EU, […]

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  • US plans to build nuclear test ‘fast’ reactor

    The US is planning to build a new “fast” reactor to test future fuels and materials the industry is designing for nuclear power plants. The Department of Energy said it will develop an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to study the impacts of building a ‘Versatile Test Reactor’ to […]

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