(Reuters) – Lithium Americas Corp on Monday reported the deaths of two contractors at its Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project in Argentina.
“The two separate incidents occurred at the camp and are not believed to be the result of workplace accidents,” the lithium producer said in a statement.
Both fatalities occurred on Sunday and an investigation into the cause is underway, Lithium Americas said, adding that the authorities have been notified.
Shares of the company fell 2.7% to C$34.90.
(Reporting by Ruhi Soni in Bengaluru; Editing by Devika Syamnath)