South America's ABC lithium-producing countries Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile are considering joint policies to set the sale price of the mineral, Télam reported Thursday.
Brazil's Unipar has pledged to invest over US$ 100 million in lithium and renewable energies over the next three years in Argentina, it was announced.
According to the latest report from Argentina's National Mining Secretariat, lithium is not far from taking over as the leading mining industry item, whereas gold and silver continue to lead.
An agreement between YPF and CAMYEN for lithium exploration in the province of Catamarca was signed Wednesday. The joint undertaking has been described as the first of its kind.
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard landed in Bolivia Thursday to take part in a series of events and hold meetings with local authorities, as part of his tour to foster a joint strategy to exploit lithium resources
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday welcomed a group of executives from South Korean company POSCO (Pohang Iron and Steel Company) who are in the country to build a commercial lithium plant in the province of Salta. POSCO is the world's sixth-largest steel producer.
Business developer Elon Musk's Tesla has been eyeing Argentine lithium for its battery-powered cars, due to which suppliers intend to double down output at Catamarca, it was reported.
Developers in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and possibly Peru are evaluating the idea of creating an association of lithium-producing countries that will function like the mineral's OPEN for the region.
A local subsidiary of China's Ganfeng Lithium has purchased a 23-hectare property in the General Güemes Industrial Park in the northwestern Argentine province of Salta, it was announced.
As the world transitions from fossil fuels to sustainable energy-powered vehicles, four European giants have signed an agreement for the sustainable exploitation of Chilean lithium, it was announced Thursday in Santiago.