SQM to halt mining operations at Pedro de Valdivia facility

By Liz Gyekye
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,...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.