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2014-03-14 20:20:19

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "PRBA shares the concerns about the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the passengers and its crew. Until it is determined what happened to the aircraft, it is premature to speculate about reasons for its disappearance. As of now, PRBA has not been informed by any federal or international transportation agency about any investigation of lithium batteries onboard the missing aircraft. A rush to judgment before any facts are...

2013-11-18 08:22:53

Solicore expands IP leadership position with over 75+ patents issued and/or pending LAKELAND, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solicore, the global leader of embedded power solutions, announces it has been awarded several key thin-film battery patents. The first award for Polymer Matrix Electrolyte, expands Solicore's extensive Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio to include a critical component patent in India, Japan and Korea. This award protects a key IP element that allows...

2013-10-11 12:20:51

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PRBA-The Rechargeable Battery Association and two other international organizations last week held three-days of meetings to review existing United Nations testing requirements applicable to large format lithium batteries. During its December 2012 meeting, the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on Transport of Dangerous Goods approved a proposal by PRBA, COSTHA (The Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles) and RECHARGE - The...

2013-07-24 20:21:26

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PRBA-The Rechargeable Battery Association commends the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates for the release of a comprehensive report detailing its thorough investigation into the 2010 cargo plane accident near Dubai. The report states that some of the lithium batteries shipped as cargo on the aircraft were neither properly packaged and labeled nor declared as dangerous goods. Some batteries also...

2013-05-30 20:21:56

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- George Kerchner, executive director of PRBA-The Rechargeable Battery Association, recently joined leaders from three international battery organizations in Kyoto, Japan, to discuss the current global regulatory challenges facing the industry and to lay the groundwork for future cooperation. Kerchner and representatives and members from the Korean Battery Industry Association (KBIA), the Battery Association of Japan and RECHARGE - The...

2013-05-28 12:22:40

Former Ballard VP of R&D and founder of Eon Consultants Ltd., Dr. Charles Stone, signs on with Perfect Lithium Corp as strategic advisor to support on-going finance and partnership negotiations. VANCOUVER, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Perfect Lithium Corp. is pleased to announce that Dr. Charles Stone has been retained as a strategic advisor. Dr. Stone currently operates Eon Consultants Ltd. working with technology developers, venture capitalists, private equity firms and...

2013-02-05 12:21:25

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statements can be attributed to PRBA Executive Director George Kerchner: News stories that equate cargo shipments of lithium ion batteries with those lithium ion batteries used to power aircraft are fundamentally wrong and mislead the public. Misinformation about lithium ion batteries abounds. Allegations are often repeated without any understanding of the facts. That's why it is absolutely critical to understand the world of...

2012-11-14 08:22:39

Early Implementation A Holiday Gift for America's Overseas Military Personnel WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PRBA-The Rechargeable Battery Association welcomes the U.S. Postal Service announcement that on November 15 the agency will start accepting packages with electronic devices containing small lithium batteries for transport overseas, including to military bases and diplomatic missions. The USPS decision addresses the air shipment of numerous consumer...