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Uranium Energy Corp Appoints Uranium Mine Permitting Expert Craig Holmes to its Newly-Formed Advisory Board
Industry Authority to Help Guide the Mine Permitting Process for the Company’s Goliad Project
AUSTIN, TX – March 9, 2007 – Uranium Energy Corp is pleased to announce that it has established an Advisory Board, and also announces the first appointment to the Board, Mr. Craig Holmes, a leading authority on uranium mine permitting in the United States.
As exemplified by the appointment of Mr. Holmes, the Company’s Advisory Board will comprise leading experts on uranium mining, and related areas of specialized expertise. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to provide well-grounded support for the research and procurement of properties, design, development, permitting and reclamation of uranium mines for the Company.
Mr. Holmes’ extensive experience with uranium mine permitting traces back to the advent of ISR uranium mining in the United States in 1976. His 30-year career has been dedicated to the permitting of uranium projects spanning 26 different projects in Texas, Wyoming and New Mexico. He was involved in the baseline and environmental impact analyses in support of permits and a radioactive material licenses for the Highlands In-Situ Recovery Project in Wyoming. Additionally, he participated in technical evaluations regarding waste disposal and radiological assessments for the Smith Ranch In-Situ Recovery Project for Rio Algom Mining Corporation.
More recently, Mr. Holmes acted as Project Manager and Advisor to Mesteña Uranium, LLC, a private uranium-producing company based in south Texas. In this role, he was responsible for preparing all required baseline studies, writing the applications for the mine permit, the production area authorizations, and the radioactive material license. He was also responsible for preparing all data needed for an air permit exemption, and the EPA aquifer exemption. As a result of his deep involvement with regulatory matters, Mr. Holmes has made a significant contribution to the formulation of the rules and regulations that govern the ISR permitting process today. His intimate knowledge of these regulations will be important to the Company as it manages the permitting of its uranium projects. He received his BSc and MSc from the University of Pittsburgh.
About Uranium Energy Corp
Uranium Energy Corp (URME: OTCBB) is a US-based junior resource company with the objective of becoming a near-term ISR uranium producer in the United States. The Company is developing its advanced-stage Goliad Project in South Texas, with ISR uranium production projected to begin in 2009. Uranium Energy Corp controls one of the largest historical uranium exploration and development databases in the US. Through the use of these databases, the Company has acquired advanced uranium properties throughout the southwestern US. The operational management is comprised of pre-eminent uranium mining and exploration professionals, whose collective experience in the uranium mining industry gives the Company ongoing uranium mine-finding and uranium mine development expertise. Uranium Energy Corp is well positioned to capitalize on the current alternative energy boom. For more information, please visit www.uraniumenergy.com.
Stock Exchange Information:
OTCBB Symbol: URME
Frankfurt Stock Exchange Symbol: U6Z
Berlin Stock Exchange Symbol: U6Z
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