SQM pushes forward Orcoma iodine and nitrate project

By Myles McCormick
Published: Friday, 18 December 2015

An EIS has been submitted to the Chilean authorities for the $230m development, with the miner hoping to begin construction in January 2017.

Chilean lithium, potash, iodine and nitrates producer, Sociedad de Quimica y Minera SA (SQM) has submitted an environmental impact statement (EIS) to the Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental (environmental evaluation service) of the northern Tarapaca region for its proposed Orcoma development, BN Americas has reported.

The project,...

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