Monthly Archives: April 2015

Atacama floods: lithium impact analysed

After a freak storm and flooding in Chile’s Atacama Desert temporarily closed one of the world’s leading lithium operations, fears of further supply squeezes and upward price pressure this year have been allayed after operations resumed. SQM SA’s lithium plant in northern Chile, responsible for nearly 30% of the world’s lithium chemical output, was closed as […]