CESCO: Chile’s copper, lithium reserves sought after in electro-mobility drive, Mining Minister says

Chile’s copper and lithium reserves will be in high demand for development by both domestic and international companies as a result of the ongoing push toward electro-mobilty, according to the country’s Minister for Mining.

Baldo Prokurica noted that Chile is the world’s largest producer of copper and the world’s second-largest producer of lithium, both key raw materials for electric vehicle (EV) batteries. “We have a major opportunity to advance into development and to generate more job opportunities. It is key to jump on the value chain,” Prokurica told delegates at CRU’s 18th World Copper Conference...

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Andrea Hotter

April 09, 2019

22:55 GMT

Santiago, Chile