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Lightbridge to Host August 21 Conference Call and Webcast on 2015 Second Quarter Business Update and Financial Results

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled at 11 a.m. ET Friday, August 21, at:
http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/bovyns7y

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 18, 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 2015 second quarter business update and financial results is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Friday, August 21, 2015.

President and Chief Executive Officer Seth Grae will lead the call and webcast. Other Lightbridge executives also will be available to answer questions. 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 – 2015 Q2 Business Update and Financial Results
Date:Friday, August 21, 2015
Time:11 a.m. ET
Conference Passcode:8703926#
Domestic Toll Free Dial-In:888-424-8151
International Dial-In:http://bit.ly/1JyrmRz Visit this link for a list of country-specific dial-in numbers
Live Webcast:http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/bovyns7y
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 recent milestones achieved by Lightbridge include approval and issuance of key patents by the United States, Australia and South Korea for the Company’s multi-lobed metallic fuel rod design and fuel assemblies. In April 2015, nuclear fuel managers at Dominion Generation (NYSE:D), Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK), Exelon Generation (NYSE:EXC) and Southern Company (NYSE:SO) asked the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to prepare to review Lightbridge’s fuel design, in advance of an expected application in 2017 to use the Company’s fuel in a U.S. reactor as early as 2020 (http://pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML1513/ML15134A092.pdf). The NRC relies on communications from U.S. utilities to adjust Commission staffing levels and budgets in anticipation of regulatory review of licensing applications.

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Forward Looking Statements
With the exception of historical matters, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the Company's competitive position, the timing of demonstration testing and commercial production, the Company’s and product and service offerings and the expected market for the Company’s 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 that 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; demand for fuel for nuclear reactors; and the Company's ability to manage its business effectively in a rapidly evolving market, as well as other factors described 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. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements.


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

Source:Lightbridge Corporation