SQM rebuffs nuclear lithium allegations
Published: Monday, 14 March 2016
The Chilean lithium producer has dismissed accusation that it exported lithium products for nuclear purposes, including shipments to North Korea, amid claims in the Chilean press that, could impact its lease in the Salar de Atacama.
Chile’s Sociedad de Quimica y
Minera (SQM) has dismissed allegations published by
local media outlets that it has been bypassing checks by the
Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission in order to sell lithium
products for use in nuclear fusion.
The company, which produces lithium, potash and iodine from
its various operations...