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  1. Battery collection plan to be powered up

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... contained 320,000 rechargeable nickel-cadmium, nickel metal hydride and lithium ion batteries used in laptops, digital cameras, mobile phones and other communications equipment. They had been ... called Kobar, Asia's only recycling plant for rechargeable batteries outside Japan. At least 6.4 tonnes of cadmium, ferrous nickel and cobalt are expected to be extracted from the shipment. ...

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    Batteries will power on despite Dreamliner glitch with lithium-ion-fuelled cells

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... metals including lead, zinc, cadmium, nickel and lithium. Lithium batteries have proven especially attractive as they produce high power relative to their size. This is mainly because lithium ...

  3. Buying guide snapshot

    Posted Mar 16th 2004, 12:00am by Winston Raj

    ... common power rating is 1600 milliamp hours (mAh). Try to avoid nickel cadmium rechargeable batteries. They may be inexpensive but they progressively lose their ability to hold power. Speed ...

  4. New era in broadcasting

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... in 2012. Containing poisonous heavy metals like lead, cadmium and mercury, many old TV sets discarded by wealthy cities end up in the scrap yards in Third World countries swarming with child ...

  5. Greens fear Windows upgrade will spur waste

    Posted Jan 21st 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Raymond Ma

    ... used in computer monitors, circuit boards and soldering. Highly toxic to humans and the environment. Cadmium: used in rechargeable laptop batteries and older monitors. Long-term exposure, from ...

  6. PC PCs

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of hazardous materials and the ease with which a machine's enclosure can be disassembled. Compared with traditional computer equipment, Epeat-registered hardware has reduced levels of cadmium ...

  7. To infinity and beyond

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cadmium (NiCad) battery, the kit uses three reuseable hydride storage prototypes to feed a 7.2V fuel cell. That set-up powers the car four to five times longer than a NiCad battery would. ...



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