POSCO to bring online 2,500 tpa Argentinian lithium plant by end of year
Published: Monday, 15 February 2016
The announcement by the Korean battery maker coincides with the scrapping of a duty on mining exports from Argentina, as the country continues to open up its economy under its new president, Mauricio Macri.
South Korean battery producer POSCO has
begun construction of a lithium extraction and processing
facility in at Pozuelos Lake in Argentina’s Salta
The plant will start production by the end of 2016 and
produce 2,500 tpa lithium products, enough material for the
manufacture around 60,000 lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries
annually, Korea Times...