Argentina lithium projects suspended on virus lockdown

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Monday, 23 March 2020

Argentina’s lithium brine industry have announced that they will suspend their on-site project works until the end of March after the Argentinian government imposed a nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country.

Australian lithium miners Galaxy Resources and Orocobre announced the suspension of on-site operations at their Argentinian projects on Monday March 23 to comply with the government’s nationwide lockdown.

Galaxy's workforce from its pilot Sal de Vida project is being demobilized from the site with only a handful of workers...

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