SOURCE: American Lithium Minerals Inc.

September 02, 2009 09:30 ET

American Lithium Minerals Inc. Announces the Appointment of Stephen Cook as Vice-President of Investor Relations

HENDERSON, NV--(Marketwire - September 2, 2009) - American Lithium Minerals Inc. (OTCBB: AMLM) (the "Company") announced today that Mr. Stephen Cook has joined the company as Vice-President of Investor Relations. American Lithium Minerals is a uniquely positioned lithium exploration company engaged in evaluating, developing and acquiring lithium projects, with a focus on the United States, Canada and South America.

"American Lithium is well positioned in an imperative market sector that will be the next explosive worldwide phenomenon. I am pleased to have been selected to help tell their compelling story to the financial world," stated Mr. Cook. "With strategically positioned interests in America's richest lithium reserves, and proven management, American Lithium looks to be an important participant in America's next great power source. I feel I have found everything I was looking for in a micro cap company, in American Lithium Minerals."

Matthew Markin, Chairman and President of American Lithium Minerals, stated, "We are very pleased to have Stephen Cook join our growing team here at American Lithium Minerals. His record for assisting growing companies gain acceptance into the public market place is second to none. Adding Mr. Cook's 20 plus years of financial markets experience will greatly enhance our ability to communicate our exciting story to all types of investors."

About American Lithium Minerals

American Lithium Minerals is a U.S. mineral exploration company strategically positioned with interests in America's richest lithium reserves. The company was formed to capitalize on the explosive demand for lithium carbonate being created from the paradigm shift to hybrid/electric vehicles. American Lithium has 100% mineral rights to 16,000 acres comprising four claim blocks in Nevada's lithium-rich Montezuma Valley neighboring Clayton Valley in Esmeralda County and is currently in the process of assessing the size, quality and processing alternatives of its Lithium Brine Project. Early estimates put the valley's lithium deposits as high as 700 million kg, ranking it second only in size to the deposits found in Chile. American Lithium Minerals expects to develop its Nevada lithium resource into one of the world's largest strategic, scalable and reliable sources of battery grade lithium carbonate. American Lithium Minerals' strategy is an innovative, forward-looking mining company with the exploration and production capabilities to market the high-end mineral products required by a variety of modern products. The company will develop and realize its mineral projects through cooperation with international partners.

Forward-Looking Statements

Included in this release are certain "forward-looking" statements involving risks and uncertainties which are intended to conform to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the Company's financial performance. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to certain factors, risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, events and performance to differ materially from those referred to or implied by such statements. In addition, actual future results may differ materially from those anticipated, depending on a variety of factors, sales and earnings growth, ability to attract and retain key personnel and general economic conditions, including uncertainties relating to global political conditions, such as terrorism. Information with respect to important risk factors that should be considered may be contained in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and its Reports on Form 10-Q to be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The Company does not intend to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this release to conform these statements to actual results or to changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law.

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