On October 20, Stria Lithium (TSXV:SRA) confirmed the viability of using lithium mineralization from its Pontax lithium project as feedstock for its new pilot plant. The plant will use proprietary processes for the production of lithium products, with operations slated to begin in early 2015.

In the video below, Lithium Investing News speaks with Stria’s president and CEO, Julien Davy, about the significance of the metallurgical test results that led to that conclusion. The CEO also talks about developments at Stria’s Willcox lithium brine project in Arizona, its strategy for advancing the production of multiple lithium products and the importance of energy storage for the lithium market.