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American Battery Metals Corporation Appoints Axel Drefahl as Lead Chemist


INCLINE VILLAGE, NV / ACCESSWIRE / May 9, 2019 / American Battery Metals Corporation (OTCQB: ABML) ( (the ''Company''), a premier battery metal exploration and development company based in Nevada, is pleased to announced the appointment of Axel Drefahl as its Lead Chemist.

Born in Germany, Axel Drefahl earned his Masters in Chemistry from the University of Göttingen and his PhD in Natural Sciences from the Technical University of Munich. He worked for Comstock Mining, Inc. for most of 2014, where he performed gold bullion assays and worked in precious-metal hydrometallurgy. From there, he worked with Cycladex, Inc., evaluating molecular-recognition-driven metal leaching procedures at one of Comstock's mine-sites to produce efficient, environmentally friendly extraction of gold from varying resource materials. His interest in process development, especially regarding extraction, separation and recycling of battery metals, led him to meet Doug Cole, CEO of American Battery Metals Corporation. Mr. Drefahl is looking forward to reviewing the brine samples and using that information to design the optimal process for metal extraction.

American Battery Metals Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Doug Cole, commented, ''We are so pleased to have Axel join our team as our lead chemist. Not only is he an expert in this field, but he is also intimate with our new lab in Nevada. We have very senior chemistry advisors who will be helping him as well. With Axel on board, our value proposition in all three of our Battery Metal divisions; Mining, Extraction and Recycling has just improved tremendously.''

American Battery Metals Corporation

American Battery Metals Corporation ( (OTCQB: ABML) is a premier battery metal exploration and development company based in Nevada. The company is focused on its Railroad Valley battery metal project in Nevada with the goal of becoming a substantial domestic supplier of battery metals to the increasing electric vehicles and battery storage markets in America.

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