Albemarle and SQM unaffected by Chilean earthquake, as copper miners suffer closure
Published: Thursday, 17 September 2015
Both Albemarle and SQM reported that their lithium, potash and nitrates operations in the South American state have not been impacted by the recent earthquake. Copper miners with operations further south, meanwhile, have been forced into site suspensions and personnel evacuations.
An earthquake measuring 8.4 on the Richter scale that hit
Chile last night has not affected the operations of either
Albemarle Corp. or Sociedad de Quimica y Minera SA (SQM), both