SQM gets environmental approval to expand lithium capacity in Chile

By Martim Facada
Published: Wednesday, 03 April 2019

  • SQM can proceed with two-phase plan 
  • More than doubles domestic capacity
  • 120,000 tpy by 2020

Martim Facada 

Local environmental authorities in the Chilean region of Antofagasta have approved lithium miner SQM’s expansion plans.SQM will raise group-wide capacity to 180,000 tonnes per year over next few years from current...

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