Bell Copper Corporation
TSX VENTURE : BCU

Bell Copper Corporation

March 03, 2009 19:16 ET

Bell Copper Corporation: Shares Issued to Macquarie

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2009) - Bell Copper Corporation ("Bell Copper" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BCU) - The Company has paid to Macquarie an increase in the Interest Rate for the period through to February 28, 2009 in common shares of the Company based on the volume weighted average price ("VWAP") for the last 5 trading days of each month as follows:

The increased interest due for January 2009 is $36,970.12 and the number of shares payable in the form of interest is 616,167 shares at a VWAP of $0.06 per share.

The increased interest due for February 2009 is $36,100.00 and the number of shares payable in the form of interest is 491,156 shares at a VWAP of $0.00735 per share.

About Bell Copper

Bell Copper is focused on the exploration and development of copper assets in the Americas through internal efforts and via strategic partnerships.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Bell Copper Corporation

Brian Leeners, CFO & Director

Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the 'safe harbor' provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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