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Bradda Head Lithium Ltd Announces Settlement of Claim Dispute with Arizona Lithium


BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS / ACCESSWIRE / March 1, 2023 / Bradda Head Lithium Ltd (AIM:BHL)(TSXV:BHLI)(OTCQB:BHLIF) ("Bradda Head" or "BHL" or "The Company") the North America-focused lithium development group wishes to announce that mediation initiated by Bradda Head in 2021 (and as disclosed in the Company's AIM Admission Document, which can be located on the Company's website at, and in the Company's Listing Application for purposes of its listing on the TSX Venture Exchange, which can be located on the Company's profile on has concluded and resulted in execution of a final binding confidential settlement agreement and mutual release (the "Settlement Agreement") concerning a dispute regarding certain federal unpatented mining claims located in Mohave County, Arizona (U.S.A.) with Arizona Lithium Limited (ASX: AZL, AZLOA, OTC: AZLAF) ("Arizona Lithium", "AZL"), formerly Hawkstone Mining Limited.

Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, Bradda Head and Arizona Lithium have reached a mutually agreeable claim exchange in lieu of litigation or further dispute resolution proceedings, which will enable both parties to proceed with the development of each of their respective lithium projects in the area.

The key terms of the Settlement Agreement are:

(a) subject to certain amendments to address any claim overlaps and in accordance with the terms of the Settlement Agreement, Arizona Lithium will cause its subsidiary Big Sandy Inc. to transfer 66 federal lode unpatented mining claims to BHL;

(b) subject to certain amendments to address any claim overlaps and in accordance with the terms of the Settlement Agreement, Bradda Head will cause its subsidiary Verde Grande LLC to transfer 55 federal lode unpatented mining claims to AZL;

(c) each of AZL and BHL have agreed to make commercially reasonable efforts to coordinate reasonable access across each parties retained claims. If long-term access is required for development, the parties will negotiate commercially reasonable terms for access on and through each other's retained claims so each has the continuing unimpeded right to conduct exploration, development, mining and/or processing activities on their respective claims; and

(d) neither party will intentionally or knowingly overstake lands owned by the other for as long as the other continues to own an interest in the lands the subject of the Settlement Agreement.

The Settlement Agreement also provides for standard mutual releases and no admissions of liability.

The Company confirms that the transfer of the 55 claims to AZL will not have any material effect on the development of the Company's Wikieup lithium project.

This announcement has been authorised by the Board of Bradda Head Lithium Limited.

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Bradda Head Lithium Limited +44 (0) 1624 639 396

Charlie FitzRoy, CEO

Denham Eke, Finance Director

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James Biddle/Roland Cornish

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Charles Goodfellow

Duncan Vasey

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Damon Heath

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Nick Elwes

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Notes to Editors

Bradda Head Lithium Ltd. is a North America-focused lithium development group. The Company currently has interests in a variety of projects, the most advanced of which are in Central and Western Arizona: The Basin Project (Basin East Project, and the Basin West Project) and the Wikieup Project.

As previously announced in press release on 16 January 2023, the Basin East Project has an Indicated Mineral Resource of 21.2 Mt at an average grade of 891 ppm Li and 3.5% K for a total of 100 kt LCE and an Inferred Mineral Resource of 73.3 Mt at an average grade of 694 ppm Li and 3.2% K for a total of 271 kt LCE. In the rest of the Basin Project SRK has estimated an Exploration Target of between 300 to 1,300 Mt of material grading between 600 to 850 ppm Li which is equivalent to a range of between 1 to 6 Mt LCE.

The Group intends to continue to develop its three phase one projects in Arizona, whilst endeavouring to unlock value at its other prospective pegmatite and brine assets in Arizona, Nevada, and Pennsylvania. All of Bradda Head's licences are held on a 100% equity basis and are in close proximity to the required infrastructure.

Bradda Head is quoted on the AIM of the London Stock Exchange with the ticker of BHL, on the TSX Ventures exchange with a ticker of BHLI, and on the US OTCQB market with a ticker of BHLIF.

Competent Person SRK

The Mineral Resource statement for the Basin Project was authored by Martin Pittuck, CEng, MIMMM, FGS who works for SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd, an independent mining consultancy. Mr. Pittuck has over 25 years' experience undertaking and reviewing Mineral Resource estimates and has worked on lithium clay estimates for over 5 years. Mr. Pittuck consents to the inclusion of the technical information in this press release and context in which they appear.

Reference is made to the report entitled "Independent technical report on the Basin and Wikieup Lithium clay projects, Arizona, USA" dated October 18, 2022 with an effective date of June 10, 2022 was prepared by Martin Pittuck, CEng, MIMMM, FGS, and Kirsty Reynolds MSci, PhD, FGS and reviewed by Nick Fox MSc, ACA, MIMMM. The Report is available for review on SEDAR ( and the Company's website

Forward-Looking Statements

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