Lithium Extraction Works implement contingency plan to combat COVID-19
04/10/2020

Lithium Extraction Works of Santiago have developed a contingency plan that will help contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Online PR News – 10-April-2020 – SANTIAGO/REGION METROPOLITANA – Lithium Extraction Works are taking the necessary steps with remote meetings and limited travel and senior management working from home, whilst the company has also implemented mobile quarantine units at Lithium Extraction Works’ project sites to prevent contamination during shift changes.

Lithium Extraction Works’ Executive Vice Chairman, Mr. Arturo Ortega commented on the contingency plan saying “Although Lithium Extraction Works operations have not been materially impacted by the spread of COVID-19, we as a company have taken preventative measures to protect the health of our employees at all of our sites.”

“We identified which employees can work from home and allowed them to create a home office and meetings have been replaced with videoconferences. First aid rooms in Lithium Extraction Works operational facilities have an activation protocol for COVID-19 cases. If the company identifies an employee who has symptoms, the protocol will be applied,” added Arturo Ortega, Executive Vice Chairman of Lithium Extraction Works.

About Us - Lithium Extraction Works

Headquartered in Santiago, Lithium Extraction Works is a mining company with a specific focus on lithium. Working with large international partners in diverse areas, from transport and energy storage to energy, we look to drive mutual growth through sustainable supplies and environmentally responsible operations.

With constant innovation in mining technology, efficient practices on the ground and decades of knowledge, we have built an experienced, effective team of engineers, operators and scientists who are at the heart of our success.

The supplies of rare earth minerals and metals we deliver are vital to the growth of important industries and international companies, used for a myriad of purposes, utilized in the production of electronic cars, pharmaceuticals, general consumer electronics, water-treatment facilities and refineries, to name but a few.

With our expansion derived from our ability and capacity to deliver steady supplies of vital rare earth minerals and metals, along with the increasing demand for products which require them, we at Lithium Extraction Works foresee mutual growth and benefit for ourselves, our partners and investors.