Standard Lithium (TSX.V: SLL) (FRA: S5L) (OTCQX: STLHF) this morning announced it has appointed Craig J. Brown, P. Eng., to the company’s Scientific Advisory Council, effective immediately. Brown is a highly respected hydrometallurgical expert with over 45 years of experience in the field. Additionally, the company has initiated the first phase of test work on a new lithium-selective Ion Exchange (“IX”) resin that has been in development for numerous years by a major supplier of Li-specific IX resins. This testing expands and supplements Standard Lithium’s current testing program. “Craig brings extensive and well-respected expertise in selective ion-exchange and hydrometallurgical technologies, and will be instrumental in developing modern process flowsheets as the company continues its test work on lithium brines sourced from the company’s projects in the Bristol Dry Lake basin in the Mojave Desert of California and the Smackover Formation of Arkansas,” Standard Lithium president and COO Dr. Andy Robinson stated in the news release.
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About Standard Lithium Ltd.
Standard’s value creation strategy encompasses acquiring a diverse and highly prospective portfolio of large-scale domestic brine resources, led by an innovative and results-oriented management team with a strong focus on technical skills. The company is currently focused on the immediate exploration and development of the Bristol Dry Lake Lithium Project located in the Mojave region of San Bernardino County, California; the location has significant infrastructure in-place, with easy road and rail access, abundant electricity and water sources, and is already permitted for extensive brine extraction and processing activities. The company is also commencing resource evaluation on 33,000 acres of brine leases located in the Smackover Formation. For more information, visit http://nnw.fm/standardlithium.
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