Orocobre moves to commercial ramp-up of Argentina lithium plant

By Adam Page
Published: Monday, 02 February 2015

Orocobre thinks it can become a major global lithium supplier just in time for an upsurge in demand for the mineral. But first, it must wait until customer feedback allows them to complete the necessary four-year qualification process.

ASX-listed Orocobre Ltd. has begun ramping up to commercial production stage after commissioning the final circuits of its Olaroz lithium plant in Argentina.

The plant will now be producing lithium carbonate for 30 battery and industrial customers in Asia, Europe and the US. If successful, this will mark the final stage of...

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