Rio Tinto/Lithium Americas deal
Published: Wednesday, 16 September 2009
Rio Tinto grants rights to mine subsurface lithium & borates in Argentina
Lithium Americas Corp. (LAC) has struck a deal with Rio
Tinto Plc to develop its lithium-potash resources from the
Cauchari salt lake in Jujuy province, Argentina.
The deal with Rio Tinto subsidiary, Borax Argentina SA,
allows LAC to extract subsurface lithium and borates brine
while Borax Argentina will continue mining...