SQM battles scandal, earthquakes and costs
Published: Saturday, 26 September 2015
Although SQM escaped damage following the major earthquake that hit Chile in September, the lithium miner faced fresh political outrage following leaked emails.
The revelation in early September of email communications
between Sociedad de Quimica y Minera SA (SQM) and Chilean
socialist party senator Fulvio Rossi has caused major
embarrassment to the politician and returned the lithium,
iodine and nitrates miner to the spotlight.
According to reports published by Chilean newspaper, El