Lithium Americas to start production at Argentina’s Cauchari-Olaroz site in mid-2022

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Junior miner Lithium Americas will start production of lithium at its Cauchari-Olaroz site in north-west Argentina in mid-2022, it announced on Tuesday March 2.

The junior miner is moving ahead with the Argentinian lithium project in partnership with China’s Gangfeng Lithium.

"Based on the latest construction schedule, which assumes a reduced workforce at site in accordance with Covid-19 protocols, the company expects first production in mid-2022," it said.

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