Sales de Jujuy was founded in 2010 as the local operating company of the Salar de Olaroz joint venture project between industrial minerals company Orocobre Limited, Japanese trading company Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and the Mining Company of the Argentina provincial government of Jujuy, Jujuy Energia y Mineria Sociedad del Estado (JEMSE).
Sales de Jujuy began commercial production of primary lithium carbonate in December 2014 after the culmination of seven years of project planning, construction and commissioning. The current plant capacity is 17,500 metric tonnes of battery grade lithium carbonate, which is available to customers globally. Sales de Jujuy was founded and continues to operate on the ten principles of the sustainable development framework as developed by The International Council on Mining and Metals.
The commitment to being a reliable and long-term lithium supplier extends into the sustainable business practices implemented within our operations. The company has an active and well-funded “Shared Value” program aimed at the sustainable long term health, education and development of the local people and businesses. The mutually beneficial partnerships fostered with the local communities and businesses in turn correlates to the on-going development and longevity of our projects.
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7 September 2018 Sales de Jujuy have presented our Shared Value Program at XXIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Association of Iberoamerican Geology & Mining Services (ASGMI)
16 May 2018 Enjoy this 360º site tour of the Olaroz Lithium Facility. Operations are situated 4,000m above sea level & produce Lithium Carbonate from the Salar de Olaroz brine resource
20 April 2018 Resource Global Network has spoken with Orocobre Limited CEO & Managing Director Richard Seville on costs of production and the importance of joint ventures
13 March 2018 Read about our unique, large-scale lithium brine facility Salar de Olaroz in our new COMPANY BROCHURE
Barrio Alto Padilla
SS Jujuy. Argentina
PHONE: (+54 388) 422 9011