Saltworks to provide selective crystallization technology for Standard Lithium pilot plant

Standard Lithium Ltd has commissioned Saltworks Technologies Inc to design and build a novel, selective crystallization pilot plant.

The plant will make battery-grade lithium carbonate in a continuous process.

Saltworks Technologies will contribute its expertise in water treatment process design, optimization and intelligent controls to deliver Standard Lithium’s novel technology. The modular containerized plant will enable rapid, mobile testing on lithium-rich brines.

Saltworks Technologies CEO Benjamin Sparrow said: “Lithium mining is water mining. Our team is very excited to provide Standard Lithium with a technology edge, leveraging our experience while working with their world-class team.”