Chile’s lithium policy of sustainability gives it the edge – mining minister
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.
The "Politica Nacional del Litio y...