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South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant

21 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO/SEOULSouth Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle.

South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant

21 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO/SEOUL, June 21South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle.

One trapped miner in Chile rescued, one dead, one remains missing

15 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean authorities found alive one of three Bolivian miners trapped beneath the rubble at a small copper mine early on Saturday, while another was found dead, Chile´s mining ministry said.

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper

14 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper.

European lithium projects gain attention amid push towards electric vehicles

13 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and electric vehicle makers across the continent, the world's second-largest EV market after China.

Chile President Pinera shakes up cabinet as economy wavers

13 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sacked six ministers on Thursday in a bid to renew confidence in his centre-right reform programme, hours after pollster CEP showed approval for his administration had plunged to 25 percent.

Albemarle details efforts to boost its Chilean lithium output by 30 percent

11 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO Albemarle Corp on Tuesday detailed a process it believes will increase its Chilean lithium output by nearly a third and said it is working to reduce the affect of precipitation on its evaporation ponds.

Albemarle details efforts to boost its Chilean lithium output by 30 percent

11 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO, June 11 Albemarle Corp on Tuesday detailed a process it believes will increase its Chilean lithium output by nearly a third and said it is working to reduce the affect of precipitation on its evaporation ponds.

Chile to clean up rules for lithium industry to boost production

11 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO Chile´s Mining Ministry said on Tuesday it would release in "the coming weeks" a plan to clarify rules around its lithium industry to maintain its global share of output amid spiraling demand for the coveted battery metal.

UPDATE 1-Chile to clean up rules for lithium industry to boost production

11 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO, June 11 Chile´s Mining Ministry said on Tuesday it would release in "the coming weeks" a plan to clarify rules around its lithium industry to maintain its global share of output amid spiraling demand for the coveted battery metal.

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