American Manganese Inc. (TSX.V:  AMY; Pink Sheets:  AMYZF; Frankfurt:  2AM) (“American Manganese” or the “Company”) announces that Norman Chow, P.Eng, President of Kemetco Research, Inc. presents the American Manganese mining and extraction process in a paper titled:  Cleaner Manganese to Improve the Safety and Efficiency of Li-Ion Batteries.

Kemetco Research, Inc. is currently undergoing research for the production of high purity lithium manganese dioxide, which will be used in the application of superior Li-Ion battery material.  Hear about the research and development into improving current Li-Ion battery technology, the potential for future application and the process of developing high grade electrolytic manganese dioxide through a hydrometallurgical process that is more energy and cost efficient than conventional methods. 

Norm Chow’s presentation at the Battery Power 2012 will be Wednesday, September 19th at 10:30 am at the Hyatt Denver Tech Center, 7800 East Tufts Avenue, Denver, CO.  A PowerPoint of the presentation will be available at the Company website: www.americanmanganeseinc.com on September 19, 2012.

About American Manganese Inc.

American Manganese Inc. is a diversified specialty and critical metal Company focusing on potentially becoming a producer of electrolytic manganese metal, electrolytic manganese dioxide and chemical manganese dioxide from its Arizona Manganese Project.

On behalf of Management

AMERICAN MANGANESE INC.

Larry W. Reaugh
President and Chief Executive Officer


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