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Ultra Lithium resumes drilling at South Big Smoky Valley project

Ultra Lithium Inc. said July 13 that drilling has resumedat its South Big Smoky Valleybrine lithium project in Nevada.

The contractor has started drillingthe second hole of the phase-one exploratory drill program at the project, targetinga depth of 2,200 feet to test one of the several brine lithium targets identifiedin the ground geophysical survey data interpretation report that the company receivedin December 2015.

Ultra Lithium launched the phase-oneexploration at South Big Smoky Valley in June, focused on prospecting and grab samplingon eight lithium pegmatites, stripping and systematic channel sampling, laboratorytesting of samples and identifying areas for initial drill testing for the secondphase of exploration.

The company has also the phase one exploration work atits wholly owned Georgia Lake lithium project in the Thunder Bay mining districtin Ontario.