Orocobre 2018 lithium production unchanged vs last year on rainfall disruption

By Martim Facada
Published: Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Brine dilution due to rainfall kept production at Orocobre’s Olaroz lithium facility similar year on year, although ramp-ups continue at the Argentine site.

Lithium producer Orocobre Ltd blamed higher-than-normal rainfall in Jujuy Province, northwest Argentina, for keeping production at its Olaroz lithium facility for the 2018 financial year ending June 30, 2019, unchanged year on year. 

Rainfall caused lower production due to the dilution of...

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