Lithium developers support Chile mining contracts

By Mark Watts
Published: Monday, 13 February 2012

Special government contracts seen as important step to opening up lithium industry

Lithium industry figures have come out in support of the Chilean government’s plans to auction special contracts for companies to explore for and produce lithium.

The South American country, classifies lithium as a national strategic asset, which prevents new companies from starting up extraction projects. Chile is the world’s...

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