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Umicore announces changes to its Management Board
Umicore announced today changes to its Management Board. Denis Goffaux, Executive Vice President Recycling, has decided to leave Umicore on May 31st, after a successful and diverse career of nearly 30 years within the Group. He will be succeeded on…
All agenda items approved at the shareholders' meetings
On Thursday April 27th 2023, Umicore held its ordinary and special shareholders’ meetings in its registered office in Brussels, Belgium. The meetings were also live webcasted.
Umicore update on trading conditions and outlook
Solid start of the year. Umicore started the year in line with expectations despite downward price pressure on key metals manifesting itself over the quarter.
Battery Pass Consortium Publishes First Content Guidance on the EU Battery Passport
A consortium of eleven leading international organisations from industry, technology and science has today launched the first publicly available Content Guidance on the EU Battery Passport. It is designed to support the implementation of the…
Umicore steps up solid-state battery technology development with investment in Blue Current
Umicore and Blue Current, a leading manufacturer of silicon elastic composite solid-state batteries, have agreed to strengthen their collaboration on the development of solid-state battery technology, with Umicore investing a minority stake in the…
Umicore publishes Integrated Annual Report 2022
Umicore published it’s 2022 Integrated Annual Report today, offering a comprehensive and integrated overview of the Group’s economic, financial, environmental, operational, social and value chain performance over the past year.
Notice of ordinary and special shareholders’ meetings
Umicore invites its shareholders to participate in its ordinary and special shareholders’ meetings which will be held on Thursday April 27th, 2023 at 5 PM CEST at the Umicore offices.
Extra lead-in-blood test in preschool children in wider vicinity of Umicore Hoboken confirms lower levels further away from site
The Provincial Institute for Hygiene (PIH) today announced the results of an additional lead-in-blood test it conducted among 291 toddlers in the wider vicinity of Umicore's Hoboken site.
Umicore and PowerCo get official “go” to start joint venture for EU battery materials production
Umicore and PowerCo, the new battery company of the Volkswagen Group, have obtained full regulatory approvals for their joint venture announced in September 2022.
Umicore welcomes the EU’s Critical Raw Materials and Net Zero Industry Acts but urges speed and scale
Umicore welcomes the European Commission’s complementary Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) and Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA) as essential steps in enabling the unprecedented and accelerated transformation of mobility and as key contributors to…
Full Year Results 2022
Umicore posted a strong performance in 2022 in a context of severe market disruptions, cost inflation and a volatile precious metal price environment. Group revenues for the full year amounted to € 4.2 billion, up 10% compared to the previous year,…
Umicore starts industrialization of manganese-rich battery materials technology for electric vehicles
Umicore is starting the industrialization of its leading manganese-rich HLM (high lithium, manganese) cathode active materials (CAM) technology and targets commercial production and use in electric vehicles (EVs) in 2026.