A battle for supremacy in the lithium triangle

Three South American countries have much of the world’s lithium. They take very different approaches to exploiting it

| LA PAZ, SAN SALVADOR DE JUJUY AND SANTIAGO | The Economist

NRC Mining and Materials Innovation

– Total Expenditures: ~$960M
– Employees: ~3,900
– Research centers: over 20 across Canada
– Disciplines: From mining to aerospace
– Objective: Development and deployment of
technological solution for the industry