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SQM keen to speed development of new lithium projects

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 13 July 2017

Patricio de Solminihac, SQM’s CEO, has said that the company wants to go full steam ahead with its new projects in Argentina and Australia as the producer positions itself to take advantage of the expected growth in lithium demand from the automotive industry.

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) plans to consolidate its three lithium production plants worldwide-  the Salar de Atacama in Chile, the Salar de Caucharí in Argentina, and the Mount Holland spodumene deposit in Australia- as it positions itself to capture future demand growth."At present, global demand is...

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