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2011-10-13 05:05:00

NYSE Amex Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE AMEX: UEC, the "Company") is pleased to report financial and production results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended July 31, 2011.  Major fourth quarter highlights include the following: -- Production increased and costs remain low: During the fourth quarter, only the second full quarter of Palangana Mine production, the...

2011-10-11 16:00:00

All amounts are in US dollars unless otherwise noted. TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX:FIU), (JSE:FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") today released its production results for the three months ended September 30, 2011 ("Q2 2012") and provided an update on the permitting situation at Mine Waste Solutions. The Company reported an increase in gold sales compared to the first quarter of FY 2012, with gold...

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2011-10-11 11:53:04

ASU researchers develop new method to learn about Earth's largest mass extinction event Earth's largest mass extinction event, the end-Permian mass extinction, occurred some 252 million years ago. An estimated 90 percent of Earth's marine life was eradicated. To better understand the cause of this "mother of all mass extinctions," researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Cincinnati used a new geochemical technique. The team measured uranium isotopes in ancient...

2011-09-29 13:48:00

TSX.V:TU VANCOUVER, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Tigris Uranium Corp. (TSX.V: TU) ( "the Company") is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Treeline project in Cibola and McKinley counties, New Mexico, in addition to five uranium projects located in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. The 35-75, Wild Buck and Coal Hill projects are located in Converse County and the Turnercrest project is located in both Converse and Campbell counties, Wyoming.  The Wyoming projects have...

2011-09-29 08:00:00

TSXV: UAXOTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. ("Athabasca" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received regulatory approval for, and subsequently closed on the first phase of exercising its option to acquire the Volhoffer Lake Property in the Athabasca Basin region in northeast Saskatchewan, and consolidated three of its Basin projects. Volhoffer Property As announced on September 15, 2011, the 8,530 hectare...

2011-09-23 09:32:00

KYIV, Ukraine, September 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States of America are ready to provide Ukrainian research institutions with new technology in exchange for removal of highly enriched uranium from the country, stated the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych on September 22 after meeting President of the United States Barack Obama in New York City. To compensate Ukraine's loss of highly enriched uranium, the United States have offered Ukraine new technology...

2011-09-16 09:29:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX:FIU), (JSE:FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company")  today announced that it has received a letter from the South African Minister of Mineral Resources purporting to "withdraw" the new order mining right to Mine Waste Solutions ("MWS"), in terms of Section 23 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 ("the MPRDA"). We have been consistently advised...

2011-09-16 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX - CVV) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") has arranged with Secutor Capital Management Corporation and Industrial Alliance Securities Corporation (together, the "Agents") for a brokered private placement for up to 3,150,000 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.69 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $2,173,500 (the "Offering"). Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company to be issued as a "flow-through share"...

2011-09-15 08:00:00

TSXV: UAXOTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. ("Athabasca" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with an arm's-length vendor by which the Company has the option to earn a 100% interest in the Volhoffer Lake Project in northeast Saskatchewan. The 8,530 hectare Volhoffer Lake Project is comprised of two contiguous claims on the eastern margin of the uranium-rich Athabasca Basin, the...

2011-09-13 15:54:00

TORONTO and JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (Toronto: FIU.TO) (JSE: FUM) (ISIN: CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or the "Company") with deep regret announced today that a fall of ground accident has claimed the life of a rock drill operator at its Ezulwini Mine. The incident occurred on 13 September 2011 on number 50 level. In terms of section 54 of the Mine Health and Safety Act (South Africa), the Department of Mineral Resources has issued an...


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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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