Ex-Newmont Exploration Manager Eric Saderholm Joins Advisory Board of United Battery Metals

VANCOUVER, BC – October 17, 2018 – United Battery Metals Corp. (CSE: UBM, OTC PINK: UBMCF, FWB: 0UL) (“United Battery Metals” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Eric Saderholm to advise the board of the Company.


Mr. Saderholm is a professional Geologist and who served as Newmont Mining Corporation’s former Regional Exploration Manager for the Western United States. Mr. Saderholm has worked on many large mines and projects including Bingham Canyon, Carlin, Midas, Gold Quarry, Twin Creeks, Lonetree, Mule Canyon, Black Pine, Genesis and Yanacocha.


He has almost three decades of experience in the minerals industry with leadership roles in exploration, project development, property management and mining. Mr. Saderholm has been an integral member of geological teams that added millions of ounces of gold to reserve bases in Nevada, Washington and Peru. Mr. Saderholm was Vice President, Project Development at US Gold from August 2006 until early 2008. Prior to that position, he was at Newmont Mining Corporation for 12 years where he held numerous positions within the company, culminating with his final position as Carlin Trend Exploration Manager, Regional Geologist. At Newmont, he also held the positions of Chief Geologist at the Phoenix Mine, Lone Tree Complex and Mule Canyon Mine. Mr. Saderholm served as the President of Western Pacific Resources Corp. from its inception in June 2009 to July 2015.


“We are thrilled to have someone with such a rich and diverse background join our advisory board,” said Matthew Rhoades, Chief Executive Officer of United Battery Metals. “Mr. Saderholm brings years of experience that has spanned junior exploration companies to large scale producers. Having recently raised over $2.1M and improving the roster of our board and advisory members, we are well positioned to further explore the Wray Mesa project. United Battery Metals looks forward to having Mr. Saderholm on the advisory board.”



/s/ Matthew Rhoades
Matthew Rhoades
Chief Executive Officer and Director


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Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements relating to the Company’s strategic direction, the outlook of the business of the Company and further exploration of the Wray Mesa vanadium project. Although the Company believes in light of the experience of its officers and directors, current conditions and expected future developments and other factors that have been considered appropriate that the expectations reflected in this forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on them because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Actual results and developments may differ materially from those contemplated by these statements. The statements in this news release are made as of the date of this release. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking information that is incorporated by reference herein, except as required by applicable securities laws.


SOURCE: United Battery Metals Corp.