Chile’s lithium policy of sustainability gives it the edge – mining minister

By Martim Facada
Published: Thursday, 14 December 2017

Chilean mining minister Aurora Williams has told Industrial Minerals that production of lithium added-value products (such as cathodes, battery components and lithium salts), sustainable governance of the country’s salt flats known as the Salars, and research and innovation are the main components of the country’s lithium policy.

Economic development is possible if it is done in a sustainable way, Williams told Industrial Minerals in an interview, emphasizing that Chilean President Michelle Bachelete and her cabinet have been working on the country’s current lithium policy since before coming into power in 2014.
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