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Umicore welcomes Minister Verlinden in Olen as part of preliminary draft of remediation of radiologically contaminated sites
Interior Minister Annelies Verlinden wants to ensure that soils contaminated by radioactive substances can be remediated. The Council of Ministers approved a preliminary draft law at her request. This will allow the Federal Agency for Nuclear…
Umicore’s new global R&D center strengthens its position as a battery technology leader
Umicore today inaugurated its new global R&D center for cathode materials in Cheonan, Korea. The new center marks another important step as Umicore’s rechargeable battery materials activity prepares for further growth and is strengthening its…
All agenda items approved at the shareholders' meetings
On Thursday 28 April 2022, Umicore held its ordinary, special and extraordinary shareholders’ meetings in the “Marquis Building” in Brussels, Belgium. The shareholders approved all agenda items.
Umicore on track for a strong 2022 performance
Umicore recorded a strong performance across all of its business groups in the first quarter in a volatile market context, despite rising cost inflation.
Umicore and ACC enter strategic partnership for EV battery materials in Europe
Umicore and Automotive Cells Company (a joint company between Stellantis, Mercedes-Benz and TotalEnergies) together with its subsidiary Saft) have signed a long-term strategic supply agreement for EV cathode materials in Europe.
Notice of ordinary, special and extraordinary shareholders’ meetings
Umicore invites its shareholders to participate in its ordinary, special and extraordinary shareholders’ meetings which will be held on Thursday 28 April 2022 at 17:00 CEST in the “Marquis Building” (rue du Marquis 1, 1000 Brussels).
Umicore publishes Integrated Annual Report 2021
Umicore today published it’s 2021 Integrated Annual Report. It offers a comprehensive and integrated view of our economic, financial, environmental, value chain and social performance for 2021. Umicore is aiming for full disclosure on impact and…
Full Year Results 2021
Umicore posted all-time record revenues and earnings in 2021, despite the severe disruption in global car production in the second half of the year as a result of the semiconductor shortage.
Umicore introduces new generation Li-ion battery recycling technologies and announces award with ACC
Umicore announces today the signing of an agreement with Automotive Cells Company (ACC) on battery recycling services for the needs of ACC pilot plant in Nersac, France.
Umicore signs inaugural € 500 million sustainability-linked loan
Umicore has signed a € 500 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL), tying for the first time the Group’s funding costs to its sustainability performance and successfully refinancing its existing € 300 million syndicated credit facility.
Umicore signs renewable electricity PPAs with ENGIE and Axpo to power two of its largest sites worldwide
Umicore has signed two separate long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs), with ENGIE and Axpo to source renewable electricity from offshore and onshore wind turbines in Belgium. These agreements will cover more than half of the electricity demand…