IBC Advanced Alloys Hosts 2011 IEA International Workshop on Beryllium Technology for Nuclear Power Industry in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BC – March 14, 2011 – IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX-V: IB) (“IBC” or the “Company”) announces it will host, the 10th IEA International Workshop on Beryllium Technology (“BeWS-10”) to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia from October 23 – 26, 2011.

The focus and objective of BeWS-10 is to disseminate and promote the results of research and technology development in areas relevant to beryllium utilization in nuclear power systems, both fission and fusion. Papers presenting original research in topic areas such as modeling and experimental validation, beryllide applications, thermal and mechanical properties, among many others, are solicited for presentation and publication.

IBC is working closely in association with the IEA and the International Organizing Committee to present this workshop and has the support of beryllium and nuclear industry leaders including (but not limited to): Materion Corporation (formerly Brush Wellman), Kazatomprom, the National Atomic Company of Kazakhstan, the US Department of Energy’s Idaho Falls National Laboratory, the Japan Atomic Energy Agency. The 9th IEA International Workshop was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan in September 2009.

“IBC is looking forward to welcoming delegates, scientists, academics, industry partners and nuclear engineers to BeWS-10 in Vancouver”, said Anthony Dutton, President and CEO of IBC. “We consider the advancement of beryllium technologies, particularly focusing on sustainability and development in the nuclear industry, to be an important component of the global nuclear R&D initiative,” continued Mr. Dutton, “as well as a significant part of IBC’s long-term beryllium marketing plans. IBC is excited to welcome guests to not only share innovative ideas on beryllium technology but to also experience the city of Vancouver.”

Early registration for BeWS-10 opens March 14 2011. For important dates, registration and abstract submission information, please visit the BeWS-10 website www.bews10.com.

About IBC Advanced Alloys Corp.

IBC is an integrated manufacturer and distributor of rare metals (beryllium) based alloys and related products serving a variety of industries including nuclear energy, automotive, telecommunications and a range of industrial applications. IBC has 80 employees and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with production facilities in Indiana, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Missouri. Additionally, IBC owns prospective beryllium properties in the Western US covering approximately 9,500 hectares. IBC is creating a dynamic global beryllium and advanced alloys company. IBC’s common shares are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “IB”.

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