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Minera Exar awaits lithium green light

Minera Exar hopes to receive the go ahead to start construction of Argentina’s next lithium production facility at its Cauchari-Olaroz project in Jujuy within weeks, Gabriel Rabacha, president of South American operations at Lithium Americas (CN:LAC) told Mining Journal.

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Rabacha is hopeful of Cauchari-Olaroz inspiring more investment into Argentina's copper and gold sectors

A joint venture between LAC and SQM, Minera Exar will initially produce 25,000 tonnes per annum of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) from 2019 following a US$425 million investment.

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