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2008-07-21 06:00:33

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 21, 2008) - Kola Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE:KM)(OTCBB:KMNFF)(FRANKFURT:C8M) ("The Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Igor A. Kovarsky, President and Director, as Chief Executive Officer of Kola Mining effective retroactively as of June 1, 2008. Mr. Pinkowski will remain Chairman of the Board of Directors. "Igor is ideally suited to lead this company through its next phase of development and beyond. His expertise as a...

2008-07-09 15:00:26

ALL AMOUNTS ARE STATED IN CDN $ Cameco Corporation (TSX: CCO) (NYSE: CCJ) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire a 70% interest in the Kintyre uranium exploration project in Western Australia for $346.5 million (US). A joint venture comprised of Cameco (70%) and Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd (30%) purchased the Kintyre project from Rio Tinto for $495.0 million (US) through a bidding process. Cameco will operate the project and is funding its share of the purchase...

2008-07-09 15:00:26

Uranerz Energy Corporation ("Uranerz" or the "Company") (TSX: URZ)(AMEX: URZ)(FRANKFURT: U9E) is pleased to announce the exploration drilling status on its Arkose Mining Venture ("Arkose"), a joint venture between the Company (81%) and United Nuclear, LLC (19%), in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. From March 6, 2008 and to June 30, 2008, the Company, as operator of Arkose, drilled a total of 266 uranium trend exploration and delineation holes utilizing up to five drill rigs and two electric...

2008-07-09 09:00:46

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Uranium International Corp. ("Uranium International") (BULLETIN BOARD: URNI) has appointed Marek J. Kreczmer as the President/Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Uranium International effective as of July 9, 2008. Mr. Kreczmer, M.Sc., P.Eng., has been a geologist and mining executive for more than 30 years. He has worked for major and emerging mining industry companies focused on...

2008-07-02 18:00:24

Vena Resources Inc. ("Vena" or the "Company") (TSX: VEM)(LIMA: VEM)(FRANKFURT: V1R) today announced further uranium drill results from the Macusani region. Assays from the Tantamaco and New Corani projects are continuing to exceed expected grade levels. Drilling at Tantamaco is completed for phase one of the program. The Amariza, Tuturumani and Nueva Corani projects are currently being drilled. This press release contains information from 17 drill holes, five from the Tantamaco area and 12...

2008-06-24 09:03:03

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2008) - International Enexco Inc. (TSX VENTURE:IEC) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Arthur (Art) Small and Dr. William (Bill) Willoughby to its Board of Directors. "These Gentlemen bring a wealth of mine planning and development expertise to International Enexco," commented Arnold Armstrong, President & CEO of International Enexco Ltd. "We plan to bring our Nevada Contact copper property into production in a timely...

2008-06-24 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2008) - Pitchstone Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PXP) ("Pitchstone") is one of the most active explorers in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. In 2007 Pitchstone drilled 16,213 m in 27 holes on five properties. To date in 2008 Pitchstone has completed 8,670 m of drilling in 16 holes; 5,880 m during January-March and 2,790 m in the summer program. A total of 14,000 m in 24 holes is planned for 2008 in the eastern Athabasca Basin. Drilling...

2008-06-21 12:00:21

By Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. -- GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and a Canadian uranium producer have formed a joint venture to commercially enrich uranium for nuclear power plants. Cameco Corp., based in Saskatchewan, will invest $123.8 million to acquire a 24 percent stake in the venture, Global Laser Enrichment. General Electric will hold 51 percent and Hitachi will own 25 percent. Global Laser Enrichment is expected to achieve commercial production by 2013. Fairfield-based General...

2008-06-20 09:00:45

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Cameco Corp., the world's largest uranium producer, have announced that Cameco has joined GE and Hitachi as owners of their laser enrichment venture. The demand for enriched uranium is projected to increase significantly in the next decade with the anticipated construction of a new generation of nuclear power plants to help address the world's converging needs involving energy security and global climate change. In response to this need, a U.S....

2008-06-20 09:00:35

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - Vena Resources Inc. ("Vena" or the "Company") (TSX:VEM)(LIMA:VEM)(FRANKFURT:V1R) today announced further uranium drill results from the Macusani region. Assays from the Tantamaco project are continuing to exceed expected grade levels. Drilling in Tantamaco is near completion for phase one of the program. An additional drill platform has been made following favorable geology and visual mineralization at platform 10. "Results from the New Corani...