SQM to halt mining operations at Pedro de Valdivia facility
Published: Wednesday, 23 September 2015
The Chilean lithium, potash and iodine miner will stop producing nitrates at its Pedro de Valdivia facility in Maria Elena, north of Chile, as part of a restructuring plan implemented 18 months ago.
Chilean miner Sociedad de Quimica y Minera
SA (SQM) is to partially close mining operations at its Pedro
de Valdivia facility, which produces iodine and nitrates and is
located in north Chile, as part of cost-cutting measures.
The facility is mostly focused on the production of
nitrates, producing around 500,000 tpa...