Piedmont Lithium opens 2nd Gaston County office in Cherryville


Belmont based Piedmont Lithium has opened a second office at 116 East Main Street in downtown Cherryville. The company said the now location will be “a hub for community engagement related to our proposed Carolina Lithium project as well as the headquarters for the Piedmont Lithium Foundation: Power for Life,”

Lithium is a vital ingredient for the batteries used in electric cars. The company continues to work towards getting permits and approvals in place, which they hope will be completed in 2023, so that construction can begin in 2024.