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Lithium Americas poised to fill supply gap

Lithium Americas is getting ready to bring the world's third largest lithium resource into production as new lithium battery factories threaten to create a shortage of the material behind the energy revolution.

The company is in discussions with South Korean steel conglomerate Posco about development of a 20,000 tonnes a year commercial operation at its Cauchari-Olaroz project in Argentina's Jujuy province