SQM Mining News

SQM: lithium mining needs at least $10B investment over 10 years

"There is a legitimate concern on the side of the vehicle manufacturers."

BHP beats Tesla, BMW among top holdings in new electric vehicle ETF

New investors are being pulled into the mining industry as demand and prices for battery materials like lithium and cobalt spike.

Shareholders in Chilean lithium firm SQM move to shake up governance

The new proposal would create an exception to an existing company statute that regulates the voting power of SQM's shareholders.

New Chile govt undecided on blocking SQM sale to China firms -official

Chile development agency Corfo filed a complaint last week to block the sale of a 32% stake in SQM to China's Tianqi Lithium or any related entities.

Chile files complaint to block sale of SQM shares to Chinese companies

Chile’s antitrust regulator FNE will need to review the complaint.

The EV future is here and already boosting earnings for miners

“Look at what’s required over the next 50 years, 60 years, and known lithium on the planet, I don’t think it’s as much as everyone understands it to be.”

Chile open to increasing SQM lithium quota to satisfy Tesla -Corfo

Tesla and SQM were exploring opportunities after Tesla expressed interest in buying "important volumes" of lithium hydroxide from SQM.

Chile politics put Potash in tight spot on SQM stake sale

There is a lot at stake for Potash Corp, which purchased its interest in SQM piecemeal a decade ago and could stand to earn billions in the transaction.

Chile lithium miner SQM says legal dispute could linger through 2018

Sociedad Quimica Y Minera said on Thursday its ongoing legal dispute with Chilean authorities over royalty payments may not be resolved until end of 2018.