VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--- Salares Lithium Inc. (TSX-V:LIT - News) ("Salares" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company received today final approval from the Supreme Court of British Columbia regarding the previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") to merge with Talison Lithium Limited ("Talison").
The Arrangement is subject to certain conditions, including the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV"). Completion of the Arrangement and final approval from the TSXV is expected to occur on Wednesday, September 22, 2010.
The TSX has conditionally approved the listing of the Talison ordinary shares under the symbol "TLH", with trading expected to commence on the TSX at the market open on September 23, 2010.
Further details regarding the terms of the Arrangement are set out in the management information circular of Salares (the "Circular") issued in connection with its meeting held on September 16, 2010 at which securityholders approved the Arrangement. The Circular is available at www.sedar.com. A presentation of the transaction highlights can be accessed at the Salares and Talison websites.
About Salares Lithium Inc.
Salares Lithium Inc. is a lithium explorer in Chile that controls the 'Salares 7' lithium project made up of seven salars (brine lakes that are prospective for sub-surface lithium and potassium) and the surrounding concessions in Region III, Chile. Five of the seven salars are clustered within 155 kilometres and are 100% owned by Salares and its Chilean partner.
About Talison Lithium Limited
Talison Lithium Limited is the leading global producer of lithium. Talison mines and processes the lithium bearing mineral spodumene at the Greenbushes Lithium Operations in Western Australia. Talison has an extensive, well established global customer network and a leading position in the growing Chinese market.
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Contacts: Salares Lithium Inc. - Investors Todd Hilditch President and CEO (604) 443-3831 www.salareslithium.com Talison Lithium Limited - Investors Peter Oliver CEO +61 8 9263 5555 www.talisonlithium.com FD - Media Kim O'Halloran Vice President, Corporate Communications (312) 553-6733 firstname.lastname@example.org