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2012-01-23 07:00:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX and VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE-AMEX: UEC) and Cue Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: CUE) are pleased to announce that they have entered into an Arrangement Agreement under which UEC will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of CUE by way of a plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement").  Upon completion of the Arrangement, it is anticipated that approximately 2,336,260 shares of UEC's common stock will be issued to former...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

TSXV: UAXOTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. is pleased to report that core samples from the Company's 2011 diamond drilling program at Keefe Lake are currently undergoing geochemical analysis at the Saskatchewan Research Council. As reported previously, five holes (1,645 meters total) were completed at Keefe Lake in late 2011, with two holes encountering significantly anomalous alteration and a third hole containing chloritic alteration...

2012-01-04 07:30:00

NYSE Amex Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE-AMEX: UEC, the 'Company') today issued a Year-End Shareholder Report. The report from CEO Amir Adnani follows in its complete form: Dear Shareholder, As we begin a new year, I would like to provide for you a status report on the Company's accomplishments for the past year.  First and foremost, I would like to thank you as a UEC shareholder for your continued...

2011-12-22 11:18:00

TSXV: UAXOTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. is pleased to report the completion of its 2011 diamond drilling program at the Keefe Lake Uranium Project in the Athabasca Basin region of Saskatchewan. Five holes (1,645 meters total) were completed in November and December 2011, with two holes encountering significantly anomalous alteration and another containing chloritic alteration at various intervals below the unconformity, a common...

2011-12-20 13:05:00

NYSE Amex Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE-AMEX: UEC, the 'Company') is pleased to announce that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued a Radioactive Material License (RML) to UEC for the Company's South Texas Goliad ISR Project.  The issuance of the RML marks the conclusion of the state-level permitting.  The Company now has all of the required permits to begin construction...

2011-12-19 12:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Academy of Sciences today released the findings of its 18-month study of the potential public health and environmental impacts of uranium mining in Virginia. "Virginia Uranium believes this study provides a clear road map for operating the world's safest uranium mine in Virginia," said Virginia Uranium, Inc. project manager, Patrick Wales. "The study shows that major technological and regulatory advances over the past 30 years have...

2011-12-19 16:02:55

A number of health and environmental issues and related risks need to be addressed when considering whether to lift the almost 30-year moratorium on uranium mining in Virginia, says a new report from the National Research Council, the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering. "Internationally accepted best practices, which include timely and meaningful public participation, are available to mitigate some of the risks involved," said Paul Locke,...

2011-12-19 02:07:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (Toronto: FIU.TO) (JSE: FUM) (ISIN: CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or the "Company") announced today that it is assessing options to develop and implement a new operating plan at the Ezulwini Mine in order to optimize cash flow and overall profitability.  The focus of the new operating plan will be on safety, improving mining efficiency, and reducing fixed costs by mining ore from the more profitable...

2011-12-14 07:30:00

Trading Symbol TSX-V - ESOFrankfurt - E2G VANCOUVER, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - ESO Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: ESO), (the "Company" or "ESO"), the Operator, and its 50% Joint Venture (JV) partner Fission Energy (TSX-V: FIS), are pleased to announce receipt of assays for an additional 49 radioactive boulders located in and around the 18 trenches completed in October 2011. -- Highest values: 31.4% and 31.2% U3O8 -- 12 Boulders over 20% U3O8 average 23.7% U3O8...

2011-12-13 05:00:00

NYSE Amex Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE AMEX: UEC, the "Company") is pleased to report financial and production results for the first quarter ended October 31, 2011.  Major first quarter highlights include the following: -- The Company completed its first uranium sale: UEC recorded revenue of $3.1 million resulting from the sale of 60,000 pounds of U3O8 at an average...


Latest Uranium Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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