Lower prices push North American Lithium to pause spodumene production

By Martim Facada
Published: Thursday, 21 February 2019

Canada’s North American Lithium has halted lithium spodumene production temporarily because of the fall of $200 per tonne in prices for the commodity in the Chinese market over the second half of 2018.

Canada-based North American Lithium has halted production of lithium spodumene at its La Corne mining operation in Quebec, eastern Canada, because of the lower spodumene prices in China, the company announced on Wednesday February 20.

The operation has been closed temporarily because lithium spodumene prices have fallen to $600 per...

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