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2011-12-01 16:10:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (Toronto: FIU.TO) (JSE: FUM) (ISIN: CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or the "Company") has announced that the South African Water Tribunal ("the Tribunal") met on December 1, 2011 to hear the appeal by the Federation for a Sustainable Environment ("FSE") to suspend the Water Use Licence which was issued to Mine Waste Solutions ("MWS") by the Department of Water Affairs in June 2010. The Tribunal has...

2011-11-30 12:02:00

CHATHAM, Va., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The much anticipated socioeconomic study released today by Chmura Economics & Analytics on behalf of the Virginia Coal & Energy Commission identifies major economic benefits for Virginia and the Southside region from proposed uranium mining and milling. The Chmura study declares that "mining and milling operations would bring substantial and much needed economic benefits to Pittsylvania County, the immediately surrounding...

2011-11-24 07:45:00

TSXV: UAXOTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Nov. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. is pleased to report that diamond drill hole AU4-1, part of a multi-hole winter drilling program at its Keefe Lake Project in northeast Saskatchewan, has intersected a large zone of strong and sustained alteration, beginning at approximately 172 meters true depth. Hole AU4-1 has now crossed 370 meters, at an 80-degree angle, bearing southeast towards a subtle subsurface EM anomaly identified...

2011-11-23 10:48:00

TSXV: UAX  OTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. is pleased to announce that it has appointed renowned uranium exploration expert Dr. Zoltan Hajnal, PhD (GeoPh) to its Advisory Committee, effective immediately. Dr. Hajnal is a leading expert in the application of seismic methods in uranium exploration and is credited, amongst many accomplishments, with having analyzed seismic data at Hathor Exploration's Roughrider Project,...

2011-11-17 09:25:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (Toronto: FIU.TO) (JSE: FUM) (ISIN: CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or the "Company") has announced that the notice temporarily suspending operations in the underground workplaces at its Ezulwini Mine has been lifted. The notice was issued pursuant to section 54 of the Mine Health and Safety Act (South Africa) by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) on November 14, 2011 following a fall of ground....

2011-11-15 07:08:00

SYDNEY, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's public support for safeguarded uranium exports to India is 'welcome and overdue', says senior Lowy Institute researcher Rory Medcalf, a longstanding advocate of improved Australia-India relations. "It is high time the Australian Labor Party developed a contemporary policy on allowing safeguarded uranium exports to help India produce much-needed electricity," Mr. Medcalf said today (15 November). "With...

2011-10-27 08:00:00

TSXV: UAXOTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has commenced the diamond drill program on its Keefe Lake uranium project in the southeast Athabasca Basin. Construction of the 25-man base camp began last week and will be completed immediately, with mobilization and operation of the diamond drill expected to take place shortly. Athabasca contracted Elite Drilling of Saskatoon to complete the 3000-meter...

2011-10-26 08:00:00

NYSE Amex Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE AMEX: UEC, the "Company") is pleased to announce the completion of its first uranium sale which will be reflected in the Company's upcoming Fiscal 2012 Q1 report.  A total of 60,000 pounds of U(3)O(8) were sold for $52 per pound for gross proceeds of $3.12 million under the terms of the multi-year uranium sales contract as originally announced on June 14,...

2011-10-25 06:00:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSE Amex:URG) ("Ur-Energy" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic marketing arrangement with NuCore Energy, LLC ("NuCore"). Under the agreement, NuCore will provide uranium marketing advisory and professional services and exclusively negotiate uranium sales agreements for the production derived from the Company's Lost Creek uranium ISR project. (Logo:...

2011-10-24 05:00:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSE Amex:URG) ("Ur-Energy" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality ("WDEQ") has issued a Permit to Mine for the Company's Lost Creek in-situ recovery ("ISR") uranium project located in Sweetwater County. The State permit authorizes Ur-Energy to construct and operate the Lost Creek ISR uranium mine facilities, including the first mine unit. (Logo:...


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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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