FMC Corp. records higher minerals revenue and earnings in Q4 2014

By Adam Page
Published: Thursday, 05 February 2015

FMC has been a leading global producer of lithium and soda ash for several years. With the sale of its soda ash arm it has now concentrated its mineral focus onto lithium which it believes will enjoy an uptake in prices as interest in energy storage picks up.

US-based FMC Corp. has reported record soda ash production for the final quarter of 2014, while its lithium operations continue to improve, despite the challenges it faces at its facilities in Argentina.

According to its full year 2014 results, released late yesterday, FMC’s minerals segment recorded earnings of $166.7m in 2014,...

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