Bell Copper Corporation
TSX VENTURE : BCU

Bell Copper Corporation

February 28, 2012 07:00 ET

Bell Copper Announces Changes to Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2012) - Bell Copper Corporation ("Bell Copper" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BCU) announces the resignation of Mr. Stan Bharti from the Board of Directors. Bell Copper remains a member of the Forbes & Manhattan Group of Companies and continues to receive all of the benefits of such membership, including access to a world-class team of geologists, advice from Mr. Bharti and other Forbes & Manhattan capital market professionals and strategic advice from the Forbes & Manhattan Board of Advisors.

Michael Werner, Chief Executive Officer of Bell Copper, stated: "I would like to take this opportunity to thank Stan Bharti for his hard work as a board member. He has been a valued member of the board and we expect he will remain integrally involved in our strategic planning and implementation."

About Bell Copper

Bell Copper is a public company with a focus on copper exploration, development and production in North America. The Company has an extensive portfolio of exploration and development projects located in two of North America's premier copper producing regions: Mexico and Arizona.

More information on Bell Copper: www.bellcopper.net

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Bell Copper Corporation

Michael Werner, CEO & Director

This press release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements regarding the Company's expectations with respect to Mr. Bharti's future involvement with the Company. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; acquisition risks, the actual results of current exploration activities; delay or failure to receive board or regulatory approvals; timing and availability of external financing on acceptable terms; the Property not being integrated successfully or such integration proving more difficult, time consuming or costly than expected, not realizing on the potential benefits of the proposed transaction; conclusions of economic evaluations; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; future prices of mineral prices; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes and shortages and other risks of the mining industry; and, delays in obtaining governmental approvals or required financing or in the completion of activities. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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