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Umicore and PowerCo establish joint venture for European battery materials production
Umicore and PowerCo, the new battery company of the Volkswagen Group, announced today the founding of a joint venture for precursor and cathode material production in Europe.
Umicore inaugurates Europe’s first battery materials gigafactory
Umicore today inaugurates its carbon neutral production facility for cathode active materials for electric vehicles in Nysa, Poland. This makes Umicore the first company in Europe with a complete circular and sustainable battery materials value…
Umicore secures long-term renewable energy supply for its European battery materials precursor and refining hub through PPAs with Statkraft and Gasum
Umicore has signed two separate long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Statkraft and Gasum to source renewable electricity from onshore wind turbines in Finland. These two agreements will cover the existing needs of Umicore’s site in…
The Information Systems team show us how more diversity leads to great results
Our Information Systems colleagues discovered that diversity and inclusion can be an enabler. They stepped into a partnership with Autimatic, an external partner that offers job opportunities to people with autism.
Intergenerational diversity brings innovation in many ways
We live in an exciting period as more generations continue to join the global, diverse workforce. With different generations come different ideologies, experiences, attitudes, and values. This offers a lot of added value as people and their talent…
The Challenges of Cobalt
The clean energy revolution is replacing fossil fuels like oil and gas with new sources. Aside from the usual forms of renewable energy like wind turbines, metals and minerals are being considered as the new power train. Many of these metals come…
Technoteens get to know Umicore
We at Umicore aim to put young people in touch with science and technology. On 27 April and 4 May, 28 children and grandchildren of Umicore employees learned how STEM is part of our daily activities, during Technoteens.
Half year results 2022
Umicore delivers first-half performance in line with Q1 outlook, in a challenging market context, and makes good progress in the execution of the “Umicore 2030 – RISE” strategy.
Stopping smoking made me find myself again
Our wellbeing affects how we feel every day and many of the things we do and the decisions we take have an impact on it. Aneta works as a logistics material planning supervisor at our Nowa Ruda plant in Poland and she shared with us how she…
Advanced notice of Umicore’s 2022 Half Year Results
Umicore will publish its results for the half year 2022 on July 29th, 2022 at 07:30 AM CEST. In addition, the Group will host a webcast and conference call for analysts and investors at 09.30 AM CEST.
Umicore prepares to construct first-of-its-kind battery materials production plant in Canada
Umicore plans to construct a manufacturing facility for cathode active battery materials (CAM) and their precursor materials (pCAM) in Ontario, Canada. For Umicore this investment represents the final step in establishing a truly global production…