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2011-08-04 10:04:00

TSXV: UAX  OTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received regulatory approval for, and subsequently closed on the first phase of its option to acquire the Keefe Lake Property, a 12,832-hectare property located on the eastern margin of the uranium-rich Athabasca Basin region in northeast Saskatchewan.  As announced on July 27, 2011, the Company has the option to earn a 100% interest...

2011-08-03 06:00:00

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Hathor Exploration Limited (TSX: HAT) ("Hathor") and Terra Ventures Inc. (TSX-V:TAS) ("Terra") are pleased to announce that at a special meeting of Terra shareholders held on August 2, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia (the "Meeting"), the Terra shareholders voted, by special resolution, to approve the proposed plan of arrangement with Hathor (the...

2011-08-02 11:03:00

SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL NUCLEAR REGULATOR (NNR) LIFTS DIRECTIVE TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Further to the announcement of July 25, 2011 regarding the directive issued to First Uranium Corporation's (TSX:FIU), (JSE:FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") Mine Waste Solutions tailings reprocessing operation ("MWS"), by the South African National Nuclear Regulator (the "NNR") to cease deposition of material on all existing tailings storage...

2011-07-27 09:04:00

Symbol:  GEM Listing:  TSX Venture Exchange Common Shares Outstanding: 133,938,746 TORONTO, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Pele Mountain Resources Inc. (TSXV: GEM) (OTCQX: GOLDF) ("Pele" or the "Company") announced today that Roger Payne, P.Eng., has accepted an appointment to serve as Executive Vice-President of Pele, effective immediately. Mr. Payne has more than 40 years of professional engineering experience in Europe, Africa, and the Americas, including nearly 20 years...

2011-07-27 08:00:00

TSXV: UAXOTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, July 27, 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 Keefe Lake Project in northeast Saskatchewan. The 12,832-hectare Keefe Lake Project is comprised of three contiguous claims on the eastern margin of the uranium-rich Athabasca Basin, the most...

2011-07-26 08:00:00

TSX-V: TASOTCQX:TASFFFSE:G7K VANCOUVER, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Terra Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: TAS) is pleased to provide an update on the Midwest Northeast Uranium property in which Terra owns a 10% production carried interest. In a press release dated July 26, 2011, Hathor reported: "Hathor Exploration Limited (HAT:TSX) is pleased to announce assay results from drill hole MWNE-11-700, the first complete set of drill hole assays received from the ongoing 2011 summer drill...

2011-07-25 14:18:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX: FIU), (JSE: FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") announced today that the South African National Nuclear Regulator (the "NNR") issued a directive to Mine Waste Solutions to cease deposition of material on all of the existing tailings storage facilities, including the new life of mine tailings storage facility, citing alleged issues regarding pipeline maintenance and...

2011-07-25 04:00:00

VANCOUVER, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX - CVV)  ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to announce  the completion of two airborne ZTEM geophysical surveys on its wholly-owned Hodgson and Carswell projects in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan.  The newly-developed ZTEM surveys provide a new dimension for surveying electromagnetic targets, and as expected, provide superior detail of conductive zones at depth. To view figures click here:...

2011-07-22 13:16:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX:FIU), (JSE:FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") today announced that AngloGold Ashanti Limited ("AngloGold") reported that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 47,065,916 shares (the "FIU Shares") in First Uranium held by Village Main Reef Limited ("Village"), for CAD$0.60 per share.  This equates to a 19.79% interest in First Uranium. Village has also granted...

2011-07-19 15:24:32

Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area presents 2011 MAK and BAT values list with 82 modifications and new entries The 2011 MAK and BAT Values List compiled by the Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area, a Senate Commission of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), recommends reducing the general threshold limit value for dust for the alveolar fraction...


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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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