Lightbridge to Host March 26 Conference Call and Webcast on 2014 Business Update and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

Live Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled at 11 a.m. ET Thursday, March 26, at:

MCLEAN, Va., March 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (Nasdaq:LTBR), a leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today announced that a conference call and webcast to discuss its 2014 business update and fourth quarter financial results is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Thursday, March 26, 2015.

President and Chief Executive Officer Seth Grae will lead the call and webcast. Other Lightbridge executives also will be available to answer questions. After the market closes on Wednesday, March 25, the Company plans to distribute a business update news release. The Company's Form 10-K is expected to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission after the market closes on March 26.

Questions may be asked live, using the telephone lines below. Questions also may be submitted in writing before or during the conference call to ir@ltbridge.com. All written questions will be read and answered during the call.

Lightbridge Corporation Conference Call - Business Update and 2014 Q4 Financial Results
Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. ET
Conference Passcode: 7352709
Domestic Toll Free Dial-In: 888-424-8151
International Dial-In: http://bit.ly/1CCqjBW Link to list of country-specific dial-in numbers
Live Webcast: http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/s5ndw8cs
Replay: Available for one year at the URL above.

About Lightbridge Corporation

Lightbridge is a nuclear energy company based in McLean, Virginia. The Company develops proprietary next generation nuclear fuel technologies for current and future nuclear reactor systems. Lightbridge's breakthrough fuel technology is establishing new global standards for safe and clean nuclear power and leading the way to a sustainable energy future. The Company also provides comprehensive advisory services for established and emerging nuclear programs based on a philosophy of transparency, non-proliferation, safety and operational excellence. Lightbridge consultants provide integrated strategic advice and expertise across a range of disciplines including regulatory affairs, nuclear reactor procurement and deployment, reactor and fuel technology and international relations. The Company leverages those broad and integrated capabilities by offering its services to commercial entities and governments with a need to establish or expand nuclear industry capabilities and infrastructure.

Important milestones achieved by Lightbridge in 2014 include U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) approval and issuance in February of the key patent (#8,654,917) covering the Company's multi-lobed metallic fuel rod design and fuel assemblies. In July, the Company was issued its first international patent on its fuel rod design by the Commonwealth of Australia Patents Office. In November, Lightbridge successfully accessed capital markets, raising $5.04 million in gross proceeds in a registered direct offering.

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Forward Looking Statements

This news release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the Company's competitive position and product and service offerings. These statements are based on current expectations on the date of this news release and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ significantly from such estimates. The risks include, but are not limited to, the degree of market adoption of the Company's product and service offerings; market competition; dependence on strategic partners; and the Company's ability to manage its business effectively in a rapidly evolving market. Certain of these and other risks are set forth in more detail in Lightbridge's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Lightbridge does not assume any obligation to update or revise any such forward-looking statements, whether as the result of new developments or otherwise.

CONTACT: Gary Sharpe Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Lightbridge Corporation 571-730-1213, direct gsharpe@ltbridge.com

Source:Lightbridge Corporation

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