Pilbara Minerals to limit June-July lithium output due to delays in chemical conversion capacity in China

By Martim Facada
Published: Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Pilbara Minerals will restrict its lithium production in June and July due to reduced demand in the second quarter of 2019 caused by delays in the commissioning of chemical conversion capacity by the company's key offtake partners in China.

Delays to the construction of chemical conversion capacity at Ganfeng Lithium and General Lithium resulted in lower-than-expected sales of lithium spodumene through the April-June quarter, leading to a reduction in Pilbara Minerals' output through June and July, the Australian company said on Monday June 17. 

Pilbara Minerals said the...

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