Orocobre
Overview

Orocobre is building a substantial Argentine based industrial chemicals company through its portfolio of lithium, potash and boron assets.

In partnership with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and JEMSE, Orocobre has built and is now operating the world’s first commercial, brine-based lithium operation constructed in approximately 20 years.

In 2018 Orocobre announced the Stage 2 Expansion of its flagship Olaroz Lithium Facility in Argentina. The Stage 2 Expansion will add 25,000 tpa of lithium carbonate production capacity, taking full production and capacity to 42,500 tpa of lithium carbonate for sale to industrial, technical and battery markets, positioning Orocobre as one of the world’s largest and lowest cost lithium chemicals producers.

Additionally, Orocobre and Toyota Tsusho Corporation will soon begin construction of a 10,000 tpa lithium hydroxide plant in Naraha, Japan. The construction of the Naraha Lithium Hydroxide Plant will further cement Orocobre’s position as a global lithium chemicals producer operating at the bottom quartile of the lithium cost curve. This new hydroxide plant will be the first of its kind in Japan and will provide Orocobre product diversification suitable for different battery technologies and the potential for significant margin growth on our primary lithium carbonate being converted to battery grade lithium hydroxide.

Orocobre also owns Borax Argentina S.A, a well-established boron chemical and mineral producer with extensive operations and a 50-year production history.

Orocobre is dual listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:ORE), the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:ORL) and is included in the S&P/ASX 200 Index.

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Orocobre's Salar de Olaroz Lithium Facility

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    Toyota Strikes Deal With World’s Top Supplier of Electric Car Batteries

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  • VIII International Seminar: Lithium in the South America Region

    VIII International Seminar: Lithium in the South America Region

    Orocobre Limited CEO and Managing Director Martín Pérez de Solay presented at the annual “VIII Seminario Internacional: Litio en la Región de Sudamérica” speaking in detail about the current levels of production at the Olaroz Lithium Facility, progress of the Stage 2 Expansion project, the current state of the lithium market and Sales de Jujuy... View Article
  • Olaroz Lithium Facility’s Stage 2 Expansion continues to advance steadily

    Olaroz Lithium Facility’s Stage 2 Expansion continues to advance steadily

    As part of his presentation at “VIII Seminario Internacional: Litio en la Región de Sudamérica” (VIII International Seminar: Lithium in South America), Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Orocobre Limited, Mr. Martín Pérez de Solay was interviewed exclusively by the event organisers PANORAMA MINERO.

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