SQM aims to block Rockwood expansion
Published: Friday, 22 April 2016
Chilean lithium producer Sociedad de Quimica y Minera SA (SQM) will attempt to halt a planned lithium production increase by rival producer Rockwood Lithium, owed by US chemicals producer Albemarle Corp., according to the minutes of a March SQM board meeting seen this week by local business daily, Diario Financiero.
SQM board unanimously approved the pursuit of all avenues to
block the expansion, including:
Attempting to invalidate Rockwood’s environmental
approvals from the environmental evaluation commission (CEA) in