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VANCOUVER, BC, April 21, 2022 /CNW/ – Trading resumes in:

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CALGARY, AB, March 29, 2022 /CNW/ – Uravan Minerals Inc. (TSXV: UVN) ("Uravan" or the "Company") announces that the letter of intent dated September 30, 2021, in respect of a proposed transaction ("Transaction") between Uravan and Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems Inc. has been terminated in accordance with the letter of intent, Uravan's expenses incurred in connection with the Transaction have been reimbursed.

Uravan will continue to pursue and evaluate other businesses and strategic opportunities and will make further announcements with respect to these efforts as soon as practically possible.

The TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") is conducting a trading resumption review and the Company will provide an update as to the status of the review when available.

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This press release may contain forward looking statements including those describing Uravan's plans and the expectations of management that a stated result or condition will occur. Any statement addressing future events or conditions necessarily involves inherent risk and uncertainty. Actual results can differ materially from those anticipated by management at the time of writing due to many factors, much of which are beyond the control of Uravan and its management. This news release contains forward-looking statements pertaining the listing of the Company's shares. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of risk factors should not be construed as exhaustive. These statements speak only as of the date of this release or as of the date specified in the documents accompanying this release. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements except as expressly required by applicable securities laws.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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CALGARY, AB, Jan. 21, 2022 /CNW/ – Uravan Minerals Inc. (TSXV: UVN) ("Uravan") announces the sale of Uravan's 100% interest in the Stewardson West property, located in the Athabasca Basin, northern Saskatchewan and Uravan's 1.0 % net smelter return royalty (the "NSR") on the "Royalty Properties" owned by Cameco Corporation ("Cameco") to International Prospect Ventures Ltd ("IZZ").

In consideration for the Stewardson West property and the NSR, IZZ paid Uravan cash consideration of $35,000 and 500,000 common shares of IZZ.

Cautionary StatementThis press release may contain forward looking statements including those describing Uravan's plans and the expectations of management that a stated result or condition will occur. Any statement addressing future events or conditions necessarily involves inherent risk and uncertainty. Actual results can differ materially from those anticipated by management at the time of writing due to many factors, much of which are beyond the control of Uravan and its management. This news release contains forward-looking statements pertaining. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of risk factors should not be construed as exhaustive. These statements speak only as of the date of this release or as of the date specified in the documents accompanying this release. The Corporation undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements except as expressly required by applicable securities laws.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Uravan Minerals Inc. #1117-240, 70 Shawville Blvd. SE, Calgary, AB T2Y 2Z3 Phone: 403-607-5908

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CALGARY, AB, Jan. 17, 2022 /CNW/ – Uravan Minerals Inc. (TSXV: UVN) ("Uravan") announces the sale of Uravan's 2% net smelter return royalty (the "Albert Lake NSR") on the Albert Lake Saskatchewan Property, to Fathom Minerals Ltd., a whole owned subsidiary of Fathom Nickel Inc. ("Fathom"). Pursuant to a Royalty Purchase Agreement dated January 12, 2022, between Fathom and Uravan, Fathom paid cash consideration for the purchase of the Albert Lake NSR of $175,000.

The Albert Lake NSR was originally granted to Uravan in accordance with a Purchase and Sale Agreement dated April 15, 2015, whereby Fathom purchased Uravan's 100% interest the Albert Lake property (previously Rottenstone) located in northern Saskatchewan.

Cautionary StatementThis press release may contain forward looking statements including those describing Uravan's plans and the expectations of management that a stated result or condition will occur. Any statement addressing future events or conditions necessarily involves inherent risk and uncertainty. Actual results can differ materially from those anticipated by management at the time of writing due to many factors, much of which are beyond the control of Uravan and its management. This news release contains forward-looking statements pertaining. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of risk factors should not be construed as exhaustive. These statements speak only as of the date of this release or as of the date specified in the documents accompanying this release. The Corporation undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements except as expressly required by applicable securities laws.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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CCJ earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2021.

Energy Fuels Inc. UUUU is anticipated to report a loss when it reports third-quarter 2021 results later this week.

Q3 Estimates

The Zacks Consensus Estimate for third-quarter revenues is currently pegged at $10.5 million, indicating growth of 2,049% from the prior-year quarter. The consensus mark for earnings stands at a loss of 3 cents per share, compared with a loss of 8 cents per share in the year-ago quarter. The estimates have remained stable over the past 30 days.

Q2 Results

In the last reported quarter, Energy Fuels reported revenues of $0.46 million, which improved 15% year over year but missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The company reported a second-quarter 2021 loss per share of 7 cents, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss per share of 4 cents. The uranium mining company had reported a loss of 8 cents in the second quarter of 2020.

The company has a trailing four-quarter negative earnings surprise of 43.7%, on average.

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Factors to Note

Energy Fuels has strategically opted not to enter into any uranium sales commitments in 2021. Consequently, its uranium production is expected to be added to existing inventories, which were anticipated to total around 691,000 pounds at 2021-end. The company intends to hold this inventory until prices for uranium go up significantly. It is also holding on to its vanadium until spot prices spike from current levels. It expects to sell finished vanadium products when justified to the metallurgical industry, and other markets that demand a higher-purity product, including the aerospace, chemical, and potentially the vanadium battery industries.

Meanwhile, the company has been pursuing new sources of revenues, including its emerging REE business, and new sources of alternate feed materials and alternative fee processing opportunities at the White Mesa Mill that can be processed under existing market conditions (i.e., without reliance on current uranium sales prices). It has also been seeking new sources of natural monazite sands for its emerging rare earth business, and continues to support the U.S. governmental activities to assist the U.S. uranium mining industry, including the proposed establishment of a U.S. Uranium Reserve.

In September, the company announced that approximately 15 containers of RE (rare earth) Carbonate (300 ton of product) produced at the White Mesa Mill are being shipped to Europe where it will be processed into separated rare earth oxides and other value-added RE compounds. This creates a new U.S. to Europe RE supply chain along with new opportunities and financial benefits. Energy Fuels is the first U.S. company to produce a marketable mixed REE concentrate ready for separation on a commercial scale.

Energy Fuel’s revenues for the quarter to be reported are likely to reflect fees for ore received from a third-party uranium mine. On Oct 6, 2020, the company announced that it has repaid all of its debt — achieving debt free status for the first time since 2012. This is likely to have reduced interest expenses and thereby, might have favored margins in the third quarter. The company’s ongoing efforts to lower costs are likely to get reflected in the third-quarter bottom line.

What the Zacks Model Unveils

Our proven model does not conclusively predict an earnings beat for Energy Fuels this time around. The combination of a positive Earnings ESP and a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold) increases the odds of an earnings beat. But that is not the case here as you will see below.

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Earnings ESP: The Earnings ESP for Energy Fuels is 0.00%.

Zacks Rank: The company currently carries a Zacks Rank #3.

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Energy Fuel’s shares have soared 444.8% in the past year compared with the industry’s rally of 64.4%.

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Celanese Corporation CE has a Zacks Rank #2 and an Earnings ESP of +3.14%, at present.

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Q3 2021 Trading Update – Record quarterly portfolio contribution

LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / October 25, 2021 / Anglo Pacific Group PLC ("Anglo Pacific", the "Company" or the "Group") (LSE:APF, TSX:APY), issues the following trading update for the period 1 July to 25 October 2021. Unless otherwise stated, all unaudited financial information is for the quarter ended 30 September 2021.

Highlights

Q3 2021

Q2 2021

9M 2021

9M 2020

$m

QoQ%

$m

$m

YoY%

$m

Kestrel

11.70

139%

4.90

21.47

19%

18.12

Voisey's Bay

6.81

119%

3.12

9.93

Narrabri

0.52

34%

0.39

1.67

(45%)

3.05

Mantos Blancos

1.57

11%

1.41

4.32

83%

2.36

Maracás Menchen

0.90

8%

0.83

2.33

(0.13)

Four Mile

0.10

(1%)

0.10

0.21

(37%)

0.33

Royalty and stream income

21.60

10.75

39.93

23.73

Dividends – LIORC & Flowstream

1.80

(9%)

1.98

4.67

6%

4.40

Interest – McClean Lake

0.61

(2%)

0.62

1.84

10%

1.67

Royalty and stream related revenue

24.01

80%

13.35

46.43

56%

29.80

EVBC*

0.74

(25%)

0.99

2.33

8%

2.17

Principal repayment – McClean Lake

0.51

0.51

2%

0.50

Less:

Metal streams cost of sales

(1.65)

116%

(0.77)

(2.42)

Total portfolio contribution

23.61

74%

13.57

46.85

44%

32.47

* Following the application of IFRS 9, the royalties received from EVBC are reflected in the fair value movement of the underlying royalty rather than recorded as royalty income.

  • Portfolio contribution of $23.6m in Q3 2021 – the highest individual quarter in the Company's history

  • Portfolio contribution in the quarter was 180% higher than Q3 20 and also ahead of that generated in the first six months of 2021

  • Results benefitted from very high coking coal prices being captured at Kestrel during the third quarter, resulting in revenue of $11.7m

  • Current coking coal spot prices are ~US$390/t, significantly ahead of the average for Q3 21, suggesting an even stronger quarter to come in Q4

  • Cobalt prices were also higher during the third quarter, resulting in a net contribution of $5.2m from Voisey's Bay – and with spot prices in excess of US$27/lbs, the outlook for the remainder of the year looks promising

  • Solid performance from the Group's Maracás Menchen, Mantos Blancos and EVBC royalties in the third quarter – with possible volume upside to come in the final quarter

  • Further well documented production and quality issues at Narrabri, impacting revenue in the third quarter

  • Strength of portfolio contribution generated in Q3 21 resulted in the Group's leverage ratio dropping below 2x at the end of the third quarter

Julian Treger, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented:

"We are delighted to announce a record quarter of portfolio contribution from our royalty and streaming assets.

Having lagged the broader commodity basket, coking coal prices began to rebound significantly at the beginning of the third quarter, averaging around $210/t for the period in which our Q3 royalty was payable. Prices have continued to increase since and are now at ~$390/t which suggests that the fourth quarter could provide a very strong finish to the year for the Group.

Elsewhere, we were pleased with the performance from Voisey's Bay, which has also benefitted from a higher cobalt price environment than what we anticipated for H2 21 at the time of the acquisition. Overall cobalt prices have increased by 13% since we acquired the stream.

The portfolio contribution from the third quarter has enabled the Group to meaningfully de-lever during the fourth quarter, with our leverage ratio now under 2x. The Group has ~$36m available under its existing credit facility and ~$9m of shares held in treasury, along with our remaining stake in LIORC valued at ~$30m providing ~$75m in financing flexibility, not including the ~$13m to be received in instalments over the next 18 months following the sale of the Narrabri royalty.

Following the recent announcement of the sale of our thermal coal royalty, we continue to pursue our strategy of increasing our exposure to commodities that support a more sustainable world and expect the contribution from coking coal related assets to reduce to ~8% of Group's total portfolio contribution by 2025. To this end we are actively evaluating opportunities and are confident in our pipeline and ability to further diversify the business. We remain positive going into Q4 with the strong commodity fundamentals seen recently, looking broadly sustainable as well as strong volume performance expected from the portfolio."

For further information:

Anglo Pacific Group PLC

+44 (0) 20 3435 7400

Julian Treger – Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Flynn – Chief Financial Officer
Marc Bishop Lafleche – Chief Investment Officer

Website:

www.anglopacificgroup.com

Berenberg

+44 (0) 20 3207 7800

Matthew Armitt / Jennifer Wyllie / Varun Talwar / Detlir Elezi

Peel Hunt LLP

+44 (0) 20 7418 8900

Ross Allister / Alexander Allen / David McKeown

RBC Capital Markets
Farid Dadashev / Marcus Jackson / Jamil Miah

+44 (0) 20 7653 4000

Camarco

+44 (0) 20 3757 4997

Gordon Poole / Owen Roberts / Charlotte Hollinshead

Notes to Editors
About Anglo Pacific
Anglo Pacific Group PLC is a global natural resources royalty and streaming company. The Company's strategy is to become a leading natural resources company through investing in high quality projects in preferred jurisdictions with trusted counterparties, underpinned by strong ESG principles. It is a continuing policy of the Company to pay a substantial portion of these royalties and streams to shareholders as dividends.

Cautionary statement on forward-looking statements and related information
Certain statements in this announcement, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements based on certain assumptions and reflect the Group's expectations and views of future events. Forward-looking statements (which include the phrase 'forward-looking information' within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation) are provided for the purposes of assisting readers in understanding the Group's financial position and results of operations as at and for the periods ended on certain dates, and of presenting information about management's current expectations and plans relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that such forward-looking statements may not be appropriate other than for purposes outlined in this announcement. These statements may include, without limitation, statements regarding the operations, business, financial condition, expected financial results, cash flow, requirement for and terms of additional financing, performance, prospects, opportunities, priorities, targets, goals, objectives, strategies, growth and outlook of the Group including the outlook for the markets and economies in which the Group operates, costs and timing of acquiring new royalties and making new investments, mineral reserve and resources estimates, estimates of future production, production costs and revenue, future demand for and prices of precious and base metals and other commodities, for the current fiscal year and subsequent periods.

Forward-looking statements include statements that are predictive in nature, depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, or include words such as 'expects', 'anticipates', 'plans', 'believes', 'estimates', 'seeks', 'intends', 'targets', 'projects', 'forecasts', or negative versions thereof and other similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as 'may', 'will', 'should', 'would' and 'could'. Forward-looking statements are based upon certain material factors that were applied in drawing a conclusion or making a forecast or projection, including assumptions and analyses made by the Group in light of its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that are believed to be appropriate in the circumstances. The material factors and assumptions upon which such forward-looking statements are based include: the stability of the global economy; the stability of local governments and legislative background; the relative stability of interest rates; the equity and debt markets continuing to provide access to capital; the continuing of ongoing operations of the properties underlying the Group's portfolio of royalties, streams and investments by the owners or operators of such properties in a manner consistent with past practice; no material adverse impact on the underlying operations of the Group's portfolio of royalties, steams and investments from a global pandemic; the accuracy of public statements and disclosures (including feasibility studies, estimates of reserve, resource, production, grades, mine life and cash cost) made by the owners or operators of such underlying properties; the accuracy of the information provided to the Group by the owners and operators of such underlying properties; no material adverse change in the price of the commodities produced from the properties underlying the Group's portfolio of royalties, streams and investments; no material adverse change in foreign exchange exposure; no adverse development in respect of any significant property in which the Group holds a royalty or other interest, including but not limited to unusual or unexpected geological formations and natural disasters; successful completion of new development projects; planned expansions or additional projects being within the timelines anticipated and at anticipated production levels; and maintenance of mining title.

Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, estimated or intended in the forward-looking statements. Past performance is no guide to future performance and persons needing advice should consult an independent financial adviser. No statement in this communication is intended to be, nor should it be construed as, a profit forecast or a profit estimate.

By its nature, this information is subject to inherent risks and uncertainties that may be general or specific and which give rise to the possibility that expectations, forecasts, predictions, projections or conclusions will not prove to be accurate; that assumptions may not be correct and that objectives, strategic goals and priorities will not be achieved.

A variety of material factors, many of which are beyond the Group's control, affect the operations, performance and results of the Group, its businesses and investments, and could cause actual results to differ materially from those suggested by any forward-looking information. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to current global financial conditions, royalty, stream and investment portfolio and associated risk, adverse development risk, financial viability and operational effectiveness of owners and operators of the relevant properties underlying the Group's portfolio of royalties, streams and investments; royalties, steams and investments subject to other rights, and contractual terms not being honoured, together with those risks identified in the 'Principal Risks and Uncertainties' section of our most recent Annual Report, which is available on our website. If any such risks actually occur, they could materially adversely affect the Group's business, financial condition or results of operations. Readers are cautioned that the list of factors noted in the section herein entitled 'Risk' is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect the Group's forward-looking statements. Readers are also cautioned to consider these and other factors, uncertainties and potential events carefully and not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

This announcement also contains forward-looking information contained and derived from publicly available information regarding properties and mining operations owned by third parties. This announcement contains information and statements relating to the Kestrel mine that are based on certain estimates and forecasts that have been provided to the Group by Kestrel Coal Pty Ltd ("KCPL"), the accuracy of which KCPL does not warrant and on which readers may not rely.

The Group's management relies upon this forward-looking information in its estimates, projections, plans and analysis. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this announcement are based upon what the Group believes are reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements made in this announcement relate only to events or information as of the date on which the statements are made and, except as specifically required by applicable laws, listing rules and other regulations, the Group undertakes no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date on which the statements are made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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The stock is benefiting from the rising price of uranium, which inched closer to its multiyear high.

The market expects Energy Fuels (UUUU) to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended September 2021. This widely-known consensus outlook is important in assessing the company's earnings picture, but a powerful factor that might influence its near-term stock price is how the actual results compare to these estimates.

The earnings report might help the stock move higher if these key numbers are better than expectations. On the other hand, if they miss, the stock may move lower.

While management's discussion of business conditions on the earnings call will mostly determine the sustainability of the immediate price change and future earnings expectations, it's worth having a handicapping insight into the odds of a positive EPS surprise.

Zacks Consensus Estimate

This uranium and vanadium miner and developer is expected to post quarterly loss of $0.03 per share in its upcoming report, which represents a year-over-year change of +62.5%.

Revenues are expected to be $10.53 million, up 2049% from the year-ago quarter.

Estimate Revisions Trend

The consensus EPS estimate for the quarter has remained unchanged over the last 30 days. This is essentially a reflection of how the covering analysts have collectively reassessed their initial estimates over this period.

Investors should keep in mind that the direction of estimate revisions by each of the covering analysts may not always get reflected in the aggregate change.

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Earnings Whisper

Estimate revisions ahead of a company's earnings release offer clues to the business conditions for the period whose results are coming out. This insight is at the core of our proprietary surprise prediction model — the Zacks Earnings ESP (Expected Surprise Prediction).

The Zacks Earnings ESP compares the Most Accurate Estimate to the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter; the Most Accurate Estimate is a more recent version of the Zacks Consensus EPS estimate. The idea here is that analysts revising their estimates right before an earnings release have the latest information, which could potentially be more accurate than what they and others contributing to the consensus had predicted earlier.

Thus, a positive or negative Earnings ESP reading theoretically indicates the likely deviation of the actual earnings from the consensus estimate. However, the model's predictive power is significant for positive ESP readings only.

A positive Earnings ESP is a strong predictor of an earnings beat, particularly when combined with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold). Our research shows that stocks with this combination produce a positive surprise nearly 70% of the time, and a solid Zacks Rank actually increases the predictive power of Earnings ESP.

Please note that a negative Earnings ESP reading is not indicative of an earnings miss. Our research shows that it is difficult to predict an earnings beat with any degree of confidence for stocks with negative Earnings ESP readings and/or Zacks Rank of 4 (Sell) or 5 (Strong Sell).

How Have the Numbers Shaped Up for Energy Fuels?

For Energy Fuels, the Most Accurate Estimate is the same as the Zacks Consensus Estimate, suggesting that there are no recent analyst views which differ from what have been considered to derive the consensus estimate. This has resulted in an Earnings ESP of 0%.

On the other hand, the stock currently carries a Zacks Rank of #3.

So, this combination makes it difficult to conclusively predict that Energy Fuels will beat the consensus EPS estimate.

Does Earnings Surprise History Hold Any Clue?

Analysts often consider to what extent a company has been able to match consensus estimates in the past while calculating their estimates for its future earnings. So, it's worth taking a look at the surprise history for gauging its influence on the upcoming number.

For the last reported quarter, it was expected that Energy Fuels would post a loss of $0.04 per share when it actually produced a loss of $0.07, delivering a surprise of -75%.

Over the last four quarters, the company has beaten consensus EPS estimates just once.

Bottom Line

An earnings beat or miss may not be the sole basis for a stock moving higher or lower. Many stocks end up losing ground despite an earnings beat due to other factors that disappoint investors. Similarly, unforeseen catalysts help a number of stocks gain despite an earnings miss.

That said, betting on stocks that are expected to beat earnings expectations does increase the odds of success. This is why it's worth checking a company's Earnings ESP and Zacks Rank ahead of its quarterly release. Make sure to utilize our Earnings ESP Filter to uncover the best stocks to buy or sell before they've reported.

Energy Fuels doesn't appear a compelling earnings-beat candidate. However, investors should pay attention to other factors too for betting on this stock or staying away from it ahead of its earnings release.

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Mosaic (MOS) closed at $42.17 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.71% move from the prior day. This change lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.3%.

Prior to today's trading, shares of the fertilizer maker had gained 28% over the past month. This has outpaced the Basic Materials sector's gain of 7.79% and the S&P 500's gain of 4.28% in that time.

MOS will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release, which is expected to be November 1, 2021. The company is expected to report EPS of $1.63, up 608.7% from the prior-year quarter. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $3.83 billion, up 60.82% from the year-ago period.

For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of $5.02 per share and revenue of $12.48 billion, which would represent changes of +490.59% and +43.77%, respectively, from the prior year.

Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for MOS. These recent revisions tend to reflect the evolving nature of short-term business trends. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company's business outlook.

Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.

Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. The Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has moved 3.14% higher within the past month. MOS is currently a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

In terms of valuation, MOS is currently trading at a Forward P/E ratio of 8.47. This represents a discount compared to its industry's average Forward P/E of 14.81.

It is also worth noting that MOS currently has a PEG ratio of 1.21. The PEG ratio is similar to the widely-used P/E ratio, but this metric also takes the company's expected earnings growth rate into account. Fertilizers stocks are, on average, holding a PEG ratio of 1.53 based on yesterday's closing prices.

The Fertilizers industry is part of the Basic Materials sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 3, putting it in the top 2% of all 250+ industries.

The Zacks Industry Rank gauges the strength of our industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.

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TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Consolidated Uranium Inc. (“CUR”, the “Company” or “Consolidated Uranium”) (TSXV: CUR) (OTCQB: CURUF) is pleased to announce that further to its press release on October 18, 2021 regarding the creation and planned spin-out (the “Spin-Out”) of Labrador Uranium Inc. (“Labrador Uranium” or “LUR”), LUR has entered into an agreement Red Cloud Securities Inc. to act as lead agent and sole bookrunner on behalf of a syndicate of agents (collectively, the “Agents”) in connection with a fully marketed private placement (the “LUR Offering”) of up to 10,000,000 subscription receipts of LUR (each, a “Subscription Receipt”) at a price of C$0.70 per Subscription Receipt (the “Offering Price”) for gross proceeds of up to C$7,000,000. The Agent will have an option, exercisable in full or in part up to 48 hours prior to the closing of the LUR Offering, to sell up to an additional 1,428,571 Subscription Receipts at the Offering Price for additional gross proceeds of up to C$1,000,000.

Philip Williams, President and CEO of Consolidated Uranium, commented “We could not be more thrilled with the enthusiastic response that we have received so quickly for Labrador Uranium. The financing announced today has seen higher demand than anticipated and is expected to be largely subscribed for by existing Consolidated Uranium institutional shareholders. I would highlight that all existing shareholders of CUR, on the effective date of the arrangement, will receive LUR shares though the pro-rata distribution of the 16 million LUR shares that CUR will be receiving for the transfer of its Moran Lake Project.”

Each Subscription Receipt entitles the holder thereof to automatically receive, upon satisfaction of certain escrow release conditions (the “Escrow Release Conditions”), one unit of LUR (a “Unit”). Each Unit shall be comprised of one class B common share of LUR (each, a “Unit Share”) and one-half of one common share purchase warrant of LUR (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one class B common share of LUR (each, a “Warrant Share”) at a price of C$1.05 for a period of 24 months following the Escrow Release Date (as defined herein). The Escrow Release Conditions includes the satisfaction of all conditions precedent to the completion of the Spin-Out as well as receipt of conditional approval for the listing of LUR’s class B common shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “Listing”).

The proceeds of the LUR Offering, net of 50% of the fee payable to the Agents and the reasonable out-of-pocket expenses of the Agents, will be held in escrow and not released to LUR unless the Escrow Release Conditions are satisfied by the deadline provided in the terms of the subscription receipt agreement that will govern the Subscription Receipts (the date of satisfaction of the Escrow Release Conditions being, the “Escrow Release Date”). Following the satisfaction of the Escrow Release Conditions, the net proceeds of the LUR Offering are expected to be used to fund the proposed exploration programs for the Moran Lake Project, the Central Mineral Belt Project and the Notakwanon Project as well as for working capital and general corporate purposes. The LUR Offering is scheduled to close on or around November 11, 2021.

This news release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and such securities may not be offered or sold within the United States absent U.S. registration or an applicable exemption from U.S. registration requirements.

About Consolidated Uranium Inc.

Consolidated Uranium Inc. (TSXV: CUR) (OTCQB: CURUF) was created in early 2020 to capitalize on an anticipated uranium market resurgence using the proven model of diversified project consolidation. To date, the company has acquired or has the right to acquire uranium projects in Australia, Canada, Argentina and the United States each with significant past expenditures and attractive characteristics for development. Most recently, the Company entered a transformational strategic acquisition agreement and alliance with Energy Fuels Inc (NYSE American: UUUU) (TSX: EFR), a leading U.S.-based uranium mining company, to acquire a portfolio of permitted, past-producing conventional uranium and vanadium mines in the Utah and Colorado. These mines are currently on stand-by, ready for rapid restart as market conditions permit, positioning CUR as a near-term uranium producer.

Philip Williams
President and CEO
Consolidated Uranium Inc.
pwilliams@consolidateduranium.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulations Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Cautionary Statement Regarding “Forward-Looking” Information

This news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. “Forward-looking information” includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the completion of the Arrangement and the Listing; the anticipated use of proceeds from the LUR Offering; and other activities, events or developments that the Company expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future. Generally, but not always, forward-looking information and statements can be identified by the use of words such as “plans”, “expects”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates”, or “believes” or the negative connotation thereof or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will be taken”, “occur” or “be achieved” or the negative connotation thereof. Such forward-looking information and statements are based on numerous assumptions, including the ability of the parties to receive, in a timely manner and on satisfactory terms, the necessary regulatory, court and shareholder approvals; the ability of the parties to satisfy, in a timely manner, the other conditions to the completion of the Arrangement and the Listing; that general business and economic conditions will not change in a material adverse manner, and that third party contractors, equipment and supplies and governmental and other approvals required to conduct the Company’s planned exploration activities will be available on reasonable terms and in a timely manner. Although the assumptions made by the Company in providing forward-looking information or making forward-looking statements are considered reasonable by management at the time, there can be no assurance that such assumptions will prove to be accurate.

Forward-looking information and statements also involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual events or results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future events or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking information or statements, including, among others: the diversion of management time on transaction-related issues; expectations regarding negative operating cash flow and dependence on third party financing, uncertainty of additional financing, no known mineral reserves or resources, reliance on key management and other personnel, potential downturns in economic conditions, actual results of exploration activities being different than anticipated, changes in exploration programs based upon results, and risks generally associated with the mineral exploration industry, environmental risks, changes in laws and regulations, community relations and delays in obtaining governmental or other approvals.

Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information or implied by forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information and statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements or information. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or reissue forward-looking information as a result of new information or events except as required by applicable securities laws.

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Blue Sky Uranium Corp. (TSXV: BSK) (FSE: MAL2) (OTC: BKUCF), "Blue Sky" or the "Company") reports today that the 3,500 metre reverse circulation ("RC") resource advancement drilling program at its Ivana deposit (September 28, 2021 News Release) is now underway with 50 holes totaling 293 metres completed to date. Additionally, permits have been received to complete the initial drilling program at the Ivana Central target, which is the second tranche of a separate exploration drilling program at the Company's wholly-owned Amarillo Grande Uranium-Vanadium Project in Rio Negro Province, Argentina ("AGP") as announced on February 17, 2021. Further, interpreted analytical results for the first tranche of the wide-spaced shallow exploratory drilling program are reported. The aim of this initial drilling program is to further assess the potential of the Ivana North and Central target areas and to provide vectors to focus subsequent drilling programs.

"We are pleased that this latest program has given us valuable information at Ivana North to help us target follow-up drilling in the area. The elements identified by these initial drill holes are very similar to the geochemical pathfinder footprint at the Ivana deposit. The preliminary results from Ivana Central are also very encouraging, and we look forward to continuing the systematic exploration work which is progressing on a similar path to that which led to the discovery of the Ivana deposit ten kilometres to the south," stated Nikolaos Cacos, Blue Sky President & CEO. "These results re-affirm the potential of Amarillo Grande to become a multi-deposit uranium district."

The location of all 46 holes (1,870 metres) completed to date at Ivana North and Central are shown on Figure 1, as well as the distribution of planned holes yet to be completed at Ivana Central. Table 1 includes summary results highlights for all 40 holes drilled over a 20 square kilometre area at Ivana North, as well as from the initial 6 holes drilled at Ivana Central.

At Ivana North, anomalous low-grade (less than 100ppm) uranium intercepts were returned in thirty percent of the holes completed, often accompanied by anomalous pathfinder elements including molybdenum and selenium (see Figure 2a-c). Based on the similarities to the geochemical pathfinder footprint at the Ivana deposit, the Ivana North results are interpreted to confirm the potential for discovery of a REDOX front related uranium mineralized system in the Ivana North area. The Ivana North results have provided additional information for follow-up drill targeting, which will be further evaluated and prioritized once the first phase of Ivana Central drilling is completed.

Of the first six holes (286 metres) drilled at Ivana Central, two intersected anomalous uranium, including 120 ppm U3O8 over 1 metre at in hole AGIC-01. Approximately 1,200 metres of the initial planned program remains to be drilled at Ivana Central.

Drilling Program Details

The Ivana Central and Ivana North targets, located at 10 and 20 kilometres north of the Ivana deposit, respectively, are interpreted as being located along the same regional REDOX front as the Ivana deposit. Each target covers a large area of approximately 4 by 7 kilometres. The goal of this drilling program is to complete wide-spaced fences of drill holes over the target areas to provide below-surface information to assist in vectoring towards uranium mineralization "trapped" along potential REDOX fronts. Comparable REDOX fronts in other jurisdictions commonly host multiple uranium deposits, either laterally along the front or as a series of stacked REDOX fronts separated laterally and/or in depth.

The Company's strategy has been to deploy an initial ~1,500 metres of drilling at each of the Ivana North and Ivana Central targets, followed by ~1,500 metres of follow-up detailed drilling to better define areas with the best results at both targets. The next stage of the exploration program will focus on completing the initial drilling planned at Ivana Central.

The analytical results reported herein include 281 samples from Ivana Central and 665 samples from Ivana North. Ivana Central holes were sampled from top to bottom using a one metre sample interval; selected one-metre intervals were sampled from the holes drilled at Ivana North. The Ivana North samples were selected on site by the geologist in charge based on one or more parameters, including: radiometric anomaly detection by down-hole probe; the presence of uranium or pathfinder elements indicated by handheld XRF; observation of alteration signatures and/or visible carnotite.

The Ivana North drilling program tested an area covering 4 kilometres by 5 kilometres on roughly 400 to 800 metre centres (see Methodology section below for details). All holes were surveyed with a calibrated radiometric probe.

Review of the analytical results to date indicate the presence of uranium, vanadium and pathfinder element anomalies consistent with sandstone type uranium deposits as seen at the Ivana deposit. Anomalous uranium results range from 1.1 to 70.9 ppm U3O8 at Ivana North; anomalous vanadium results range from 17.9 to 1510.1 ppm V2O5. As shown in Table 1, approximately 30 percent of the holes at Ivana North returned anomalous intervals of uranium at depths ranging from 2 to 50 metres below surface, with 4 drill holes (AGIN-04, -22, -24, and AGIN-30) intersecting 2 or more stacked anomalous intervals. Intervals with anomalous uranium range from 1 to 9 metres in thickness and display variable uranium/vanadium ratios, as observed for the Ivana deposit. This is interpreted to be a result of remobilization of primary mineralization with low vanadium into the near surface environment, where uranium precipitates as carnotite, a uranium vanadate mineral. This interpretation is supported by the results of the downhole radiometric probe survey. Radiometric response from the probe did not show direct correlation in all cases with analytical uranium content, a phenomena known as "disequilibrium". Disequilibrium is known to occur where uranium has been remobilized geologically recently and, for example, precipitated as carnotite resulting in a weak, or no, radiometric response. It had previously been detected at Amarillo Grande in surface sampling work.

Geostatistical analysis has been carried out on the geochemical exploration data from Ivana North. Elements which show positive correlation with anomalous uranium values include cobalt, copper, lanthanum, molybdenum, rhenium, selenium, and yttrium. Molybdenum and selenium display the best positive correlation with higher uranium values, a relationship also observed at the Ivana deposit (see Figure 2a-c). The presence of lanthanum and yttrium is currently interpreted to be related to a process prior to mineralization where acidic water generated secondary porosity and prepared the host rock for the entrance of the uranium-rich underground waters from the regional mineralizing system. Overall, initial geochemical patterns of uranium and pathfinder element anomalies suggest potential vectors to prospective areas, as shown on Figure 2, often peripheral to the initial drill grids, that will require follow-up drill testing as the program progresses.

At Ivana Central only 6 of the planned holes have been completed, with two returning anomalous intervals as shown in Table 1. Individual results range from 0.6 to 119.8 ppm U3O8 and 12.5 to 299.9 ppm V2O5. As a majority of the planned drilling at Ivana Central remains to be finished, interpretation and geostatistical analysis of the results is incomplete and will be reported when additional assays are received.

Methodology and QA/QC

The 2021 drilling program was executed by AVG Falcon Drilling using a ProminasTM R3H drill rig, a multipurpose direct circulation hydraulic drilling rig on tracks. This drill was deployed to address recovery issues with the previously used reverse circulation drill rig; it produces wet chip samples which were collected from sampling buckets every metre. Every hole was surveyed with a calibrated radiometric Mount SoprysTM probe. An additional geoelectrical SP-SPR survey was run on 32 holes in order to approximate the location of geological contacts between sedimentary units.

Samples were sent to Bureau Veritas Minerals Argentina for preparation by drying, crushing to 80% passing 10 mesh and then pulverizing a 250g split to 95% passing 150 mesh. Pulps were then sent to Bureau Veritas Commodities Canada Ltd. for analysis of 45 elements by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) following a four-acid digestion (MA-200). Samples over 4,000 ppm uranium are re-assayed after phosphoric acid leach by Inductively Coupled Plasma Electron Spectrometry (ICP-ES). Approximately every 10th sample a blank, duplicate, or standard sample is inserted into the sample sequence for quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) purposes. The QAQC internal assessment indicate that assays results are within standard industry limits.

Qualified Persons

The design of the Company's exploration program was undertaken by the Company's geological staff under the supervision of David Terry, Ph.D., P.Geo. Dr. Terry is a Director of the Company and a Qualified Person as defined in National Instrument 43-101. The contents of this news release have been reviewed and approved by Dr. Terry.

About the Amarillo Grande Project

The Company's 100% owned Amarillo Grande Uranium-Vanadium Project in Rio Negro Province, Argentina is a new uranium district controlled by Blue Sky. The Ivana deposit is the cornerstone of the Project and the first part of the district for which both a Mineral Resource Estimate and a Preliminary Economic Assessment have been completed. Mineralization at the Ivana deposit has characteristics of sandstone-type and surficial-type uranium-vanadium deposits. The sandstone-type mineralization is related to a braided fluvial system and indicates the potential for a district-size system. In the surficial-type deposits, mineralization coats loosely consolidated pebbles, and is amenable to leaching and simple upgrading.

The Project includes several other target areas over a regional trend, at or near surface. The area is flat-lying, semi-arid and accessible year-round, with nearby rail, power and port access. The Company's strategy includes delineating resources at multiple areas and advancing the entire project to prefeasibility level.

For additional details on the project and properties, please see the Company's website.

About Blue Sky Uranium Corp.

Blue Sky Uranium Corp. is a leader in uranium discovery in Argentina. The Company's objective is to deliver exceptional returns to shareholders by rapidly advancing a portfolio of surficial uranium deposits into low-cost producers, while respecting the environment, the communities, and the cultures in all the areas in which we work. Blue Sky has the exclusive right to of properties in two provinces in Argentina. The Company's flagship Amarillo Grande Project was an in-house discovery of a new district that has the potential to be both a leading domestic supplier of uranium to the growing Argentine market and a new international market supplier. The Company is a member of the Grosso Group, a resource management group that has pioneered exploration in Argentina since 1993.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"Nikolaos Cacos"
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Nikolaos Cacos, President, CEO and Director

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This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, that address activities, events or developments the Company believes, expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including, without limitation, statements about the Company's plans for its mineral properties; the Company's business strategy, plans and outlooks; the future financial or operating performance of the Company; and future exploration and operating plans are forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual results of the Company to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements and, even if such actual results are realized or substantially realized, there can be no assurance that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on, the Company. Factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations include, among other things: the impact of COVID-19; risks and uncertainties related to the ability to obtain, amend, or maintain licenses, permits, or surface rights; risks associated with technical difficulties in connection with mining activities; and the possibility that future exploration, development or mining results will not be consistent with the Company's expectations. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Readers are encouraged to refer to the Company's public disclosure documents for a more detailed discussion of factors that may impact expected future results. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, unless required pursuant to applicable laws. We advise U.S. investors that the SEC's mining guidelines strictly prohibit information of this type in documents filed with the SEC. U.S. investors are cautioned that mineral deposits on adjacent properties are not indicative of mineral deposits on our properties.

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Just because a business does not make any money, does not mean that the stock will go down. By way of example, Bannerman Energy (ASX:BMN) has seen its share price rise 914% over the last year, delighting many shareholders. But the harsh reality is that very many loss making companies burn through all their cash and go bankrupt.

In light of its strong share price run, we think now is a good time to investigate how risky Bannerman Energy's cash burn is. In this article, we define cash burn as its annual (negative) free cash flow, which is the amount of money a company spends each year to fund its growth. First, we'll determine its cash runway by comparing its cash burn with its cash reserves.

Check out our latest analysis for Bannerman Energy

How Long Is Bannerman Energy's Cash Runway?

A company's cash runway is calculated by dividing its cash hoard by its cash burn. As at June 2021, Bannerman Energy had cash of AU$12m and no debt. Looking at the last year, the company burnt through AU$2.9m. Therefore, from June 2021 it had 4.3 years of cash runway. There's no doubt that this is a reassuringly long runway. Depicted below, you can see how its cash holdings have changed over time.

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How Is Bannerman Energy's Cash Burn Changing Over Time?

Because Bannerman Energy isn't currently generating revenue, we consider it an early-stage business. So while we can't look to sales to understand growth, we can look at how the cash burn is changing to understand how expenditure is trending over time. With the cash burn rate up 38% in the last year, it seems that the company is ratcheting up investment in the business over time. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but investors should be mindful of the fact that will shorten the cash runway. While the past is always worth studying, it is the future that matters most of all. So you might want to take a peek at how much the company is expected to grow in the next few years.

How Easily Can Bannerman Energy Raise Cash?

Given its cash burn trajectory, Bannerman Energy shareholders may wish to consider how easily it could raise more cash, despite its solid cash runway. Issuing new shares, or taking on debt, are the most common ways for a listed company to raise more money for its business. Commonly, a business will sell new shares in itself to raise cash and drive growth. By comparing a company's annual cash burn to its total market capitalisation, we can estimate roughly how many shares it would have to issue in order to run the company for another year (at the same burn rate).

Since it has a market capitalisation of AU$428m, Bannerman Energy's AU$2.9m in cash burn equates to about 0.7% of its market value. So it could almost certainly just borrow a little to fund another year's growth, or else easily raise the cash by issuing a few shares.

How Risky Is Bannerman Energy's Cash Burn Situation?

As you can probably tell by now, we're not too worried about Bannerman Energy's cash burn. In particular, we think its cash runway stands out as evidence that the company is well on top of its spending. Although its increasing cash burn does give us reason for pause, the other metrics we discussed in this article form a positive picture overall. Looking at all the measures in this article, together, we're not worried about its rate of cash burn; the company seems well on top of its medium-term spending needs. On another note, Bannerman Energy has 6 warning signs (and 2 which shouldn't be ignored) we think you should know about.

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Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – October 21, 2021) – ALX Resources Corp. (TSXV: AL) (FSE: 6LLN) (OTC: ALXEF) ("ALX" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of David Quirt as a technical advisor to the Company specializing in uranium exploration.

Mr. Quirt is a consulting geoscientist residing in Saskatchewan with 45 years of geological, mineral exploration, and Research and Development ("R&D") experience, both in the consulting sector and within the mineral exploration industry. His applied science work has been primarily in economic geology (uranium, diamonds, gold, base metals, Rare Earth Elements), uranium deposit metallogenesis, geochemistry, and host-rock alteration mineralogy. Throughout his career, David has been a highly-sought speaker at numerous scientific conferences and corporate presentations, and has authored and co-authored technical reports, journal papers and conference-extended abstracts that have resulted from these works.

Mr. Quirt received his B.A.Sc. degree in Geological Engineering (Mineral Exploration) from the University of Toronto in 1976, received his M.A.Sc. from the University of Windsor in 1978 and later undertook Ph.D. studies at Carleton University. After several years working as a field geologist, David joined the world-renowned Saskatchewan Research Council in 1981 where he was appointed Senior Research Scientist from 1991 to 2006. From 2006 to 2018, David was employed by AREVA Resources Canada Inc. in Saskatoon, SK ("AREVA", now Orano Canada) as Senior Geoscientist and was responsible for providing geoscience direction to its mineral exploration activities and in training AREVA's exploration staff throughout Canada. Until his retirement from AREVA in 2018, Mr. Quirt was involved with many of its exploration R&D technical and scientific activities, as well as R&D activities within their Projects and Operations division and at AREVA's head office in France.

Currently, David acts as Adjunct Professor at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Dept. of Earth Sciences, where he advises and supervises M.Sc. students on thesis work, and on their Ph.D advisory committee for thesis advice. David remains involved in the preparation and submission of papers to peer-reviewed journals, and volunteers as a Director with the Mineral Deposits Division of the Geological Association of Canada.

ALX welcomes Mr. Quirt's contribution to upcoming exploration at the Company's uranium projects in the Athabasca Basin area of northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

About ALX

ALX is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada and its common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "AL", on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "6LLN" and in the United States OTC market under the symbol "ALXEF".

ALX's mandate is to provide shareholders with multiple opportunities for discovery by exploring a portfolio of prospective mineral properties, which include uranium, nickel-copper-cobalt and gold projects. The Company uses the latest exploration technologies and holds interests in over 250,000 hectares of prospective lands in Saskatchewan, a stable Canadian jurisdiction that hosts the highest-grade uranium mines in the world, a producing gold mine, and production from base metals mines, both current and historical.

ALX holds interests in a number of uranium exploration properties in northern Saskatchewan, including a 20% interest in the Hook-Carter Uranium Project, located within the uranium-rich Patterson Lake Corridor with Denison Mines Corp. (80% interest) operating exploration since 2016, a 40% interest in the Black Lake Uranium Project (a joint venture with UEX Corporation and Orano Canada Inc.), and 100% interests in the Gibbons Creek Uranium Project, the Sabre Uranium Project and the Javelin and McKenzie Lake Uranium Projects.

ALX also owns 100% interests in the Firebird Nickel Project (now under option to Rio Tinto Exploration Canada Inc., who can earn up to an 80% interest), the Flying Vee Nickel/Gold and Sceptre Gold projects, and can earn up to an 80% interest in the Alligator Lake Gold Project, all located in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. ALX owns, or can earn, up to 100% interests in the Electra Nickel Project and the Cannon Copper Project located in historic mining districts of Ontario, Canada, the Vixen Gold Project (now under option to First Mining Gold Corp., who can earn up to a 100% interest in two stages), and in the Draco VMS Project in Norway.

For more information about the Company, please visit the ALX corporate website at www.alxresources.com or contact Roger Leschuk, Manager, Corporate Communications at: PH: 604.629.0293 or Toll-Free: 866.629.8368, or by email: rleschuk@alxresources.com

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of ALX Resources Corp.

"Warren Stanyer"

Warren Stanyer, CEO and Chairman

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Statements in this document which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Forward-looking statements in this news release include: the Company's exploration projects are prospective for uranium and other minerals. It is important to note that the Company's actual business outcomes and exploration results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties include that ALX may not be able to fully finance exploration at its exploration projects, including drilling; initial findings at its projects may prove to be unworthy of further expenditure; commodity prices may not support exploration expenditures at its projects; and economic, competitive, governmental, societal, public health, environmental and technological factors may affect the Company's operations, markets, products and share price. Even if we explore and develop our mineral exploration projects, and even if uranium or other metals or minerals are discovered in quantity, the projects may not prove to be commercially viable. Additional risk factors are discussed in the Company's Management Discussion and Analysis for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2021, which is available under the Company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. Except as required by law, we will not update these forward-looking statement risk factors.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release

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TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW/ – Denison Mines Corp. ("Denison" or the "Company") (TSX: DML) (NYSE American: DNN) is pleased to announce it has entered into a private agreement to sell (the "Transaction") 32,500,000 common shares ("GoviEx Shares") of GoviEx Uranium Inc. ("GoviEx"), currently held by Denison for investment purposes, and 32,500,000 common share purchase warrants entitling the holder to acquire one (1) additional common share of GoviEx owned by Denison at an exercise price of $0.80 for a term of 18 months ("GoviEx Warrants"). On closing of the Transaction, Denison will receive gross proceeds of $15,600,000 and will continue to hold 32,644,000 common shares of GoviEx. If the GoviEx Warrants are exercised in full, Denison will receive further gross proceeds of $26,000,000 and will transfer a further 32,500,000 common shares of GoviEx to the warrant holder. View PDF Version

The agreement is with an existing institutional shareholder of GoviEx. The Transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed before the end of October, 2021. The GoviEx Warrants, or common shares of GoviEx received on the exercise of the GoviEx Warrants, will be subject to a hold period of four months and one day from the closing date, in accordance with applicable
securities laws.

Denison intends to use the net proceeds of the Transaction for general corporate purposes.

This press release constitutes a "designated news release" for the purposes of the Company's prospectus supplement dated September 28, 2021 to its short form base shelf prospectus dated September 16, 2021.

Early Warning Disclosure

Upon closing of the Transaction, Denison will dispose of 32,500,000 GoviEx Shares at an attributed value of $0.48 per GoviEx Share (attributing the full gross proceeds of the Transaction to the GoviEx Shares with the GoviEx Warrants having an attributable value of $0.00), for aggregate gross proceeds to Denison of $15.6 million. The sale of the GoviEx Shares and GoviEx Warrants has been made through a private sale agreement.

Denison currently holds 65,144,021 GoviEx Shares (12.07% of the issued and outstanding GoviEx Shares, on a non-diluted basis based on GoviEx's current disclosure record). The disposition will result in an approximate 50% decrease in Denison's shareholdings in GoviEx. Upon completion of the Transaction, Denison will hold 32,644,021 GoviEx Shares, representing approximately 6.05% of the issued and outstanding GoviEx Shares. In the event that all of the GoviEx Warrants are exercised, Denison will dispose of an additional 32,500,000 GoviEx Shares at a value of $0.80 per GoviEx Share (being the exercise price of the Warrants), for additional gross proceeds to Denison of $26.0 million. This further disposition would result in a 99% decrease in Denison's then shareholdings in GoviEx, and Denison would then hold 144,021 GoviEx Shares, representing approximately 0.03% of the issued and outstanding GoviEx Shares, on a non-diluted basis.

The disposition of GoviEx Shares was made for investment purposes. While Denison currently has no other plans or intentions with respect to the GoviEx securities, depending on market conditions, general economic and industry conditions, trading prices of GoviEx's securities, GoviEx's business, financial condition and prospects and/or other relevant factors, Denison may develop such plans or intentions in the future and, at such time, may from time to time acquire additional securities, dispose of some or all of the existing or additional securities or may continue to hold securities of GoviEx.

Denison will file an early warning report under National Instrument 62-103 in connection with the closing of the Transaction. A copy of the early warning report filed by Denison will be available under GoviEx's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and a copy can be obtained by contacting Denison (see below for details). GoviEx's head office is located at 999 Canada Place, Suite 606 Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3E1. As Denison will decrease its security holdings in GoviEx below 10%, following the above-noted early warning report filing, it will no longer be required to report under the early warning requirements of National Instrument 62-104 – Take-Over Bids and Issuer Bids, unless its security holdings in GoviEx increase to 10% or more in the future.

About Denison

Denison is a uranium exploration and development company with interests focused in the Athabasca Basin region of northern Saskatchewan, Canada. In addition to its effective 95% interest in the Wheeler River project, Denison's interests in the Athabasca Basin include a 22.5% ownership interest in the McClean Lake joint venture, which includes several uranium deposits and the McClean Lake uranium mill that is contracted to process the ore from the Cigar Lake mine under a toll milling agreement, plus a 25.17% interest in the Midwest Main and Midwest A deposits, and a 66.90% interest in the Tthe Heldeth Túé ("THT," formerly J Zone) and Huskie deposits on the Waterbury Lake property. The Midwest Main, Midwest A, THT and Huskie deposits are each located within 20 kilometres of the McClean Lake mill.

Through its 50% ownership of JCU (Canada) Exploration Company Limited, Denison holds additional interests in various uranium project joint ventures in Canada, including the Millennium project (JCU 30.099%), the Kiggavik project (JCU 33.8123%) and Christie Lake (JCU 34.4508%). Denison's exploration portfolio includes further interests in properties covering ~280,000 hectares in the Athabasca Basin region.

Denison is also engaged in mine decommissioning and environmental services through its Closed Mines group (formerly Denison Environmental Services), which manages Denison's Elliot Lake reclamation projects and provides post-closure mine care and maintenance services to a variety of industry and government clients.

Follow Denison on Twitter: @DenisonMinesCo

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain information contained in this news release constitutes 'forward-looking information', within the meaning of the applicable United States and Canadian legislation, concerning the business, operations and financial performance and condition of Denison.

Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as 'plans', 'expects', 'budget', 'scheduled', 'estimates', 'forecasts', 'intends', 'anticipates', or 'believes', or the negatives and/or variations of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results 'may', 'could', 'would', 'might' or 'will be taken', 'occur', 'be achieved' or 'has the potential to'.

In particular, this news release contains forward-looking information pertaining to the proposed Transaction, including the ability of Denison to complete the Transaction and the timing and intended use of proceeds thereof; the terms and impacts of exercise of the GoviEx Warrants; and expectations regarding its joint venture ownership interests and the continuity of its agreements with its partners and third parties.

Forward looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management as of the date such statements are made, and they are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Denison to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Denison believes that the expectations reflected in this forward-looking information are reasonable but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be accurate and results may differ materially from those anticipated in this forward-looking information. For a discussion in respect of risks and other factors that could influence forward-looking events, please refer to the factors discussed in Denison's Annual Information Form dated March 26, 2021 or subsequent quarterly financial reports under the heading 'Risk Factors'. These factors are not, and should not be construed as being exhaustive.

Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. Any forward-looking information and the assumptions made with respect thereto speaks only as of the date of this news release. Denison does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking information after the date of this news release to conform such information to actual results or to changes in Denison's expectations except as otherwise required by applicable legislation.

DENISON ANNOUNCES SALE OF GOVIEX SHARES AND WARRANTS FOR UP TO $41.6 MILLION (CNW Group/Denison Mines Corp.)DENISON ANNOUNCES SALE OF GOVIEX SHARES AND WARRANTS FOR UP TO $41.6 MILLION (CNW Group/Denison Mines Corp.)
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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX / ACCESSWIRE / October 21, 2021 / enCore Energy Corp. ("enCore") (TSXV:EU)(OTCQB:ENCUF) and Azarga Uranium Corp. ("Azarga") (TSX:AZZ)(OTCQB:AZZUF)(FRA:P8AA) are pleased to provide a corporate update including information concerning the definitive agreement (the "Agreement") whereby enCore will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Azarga pursuant to a court-approved plan of arrangement (the "Transaction"). An Azarga information circular will be mailed on or before October 26, 2021 to Azarga shareholders of record as of October 12, 2021. The shareholder vote will be held on November 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM (Vancouver time) at the offices of Azarga at Unit 1 – 15782 Marine Drive, White Rock, BC, V4B 1E6.

Terms of the Agreement

Under the terms of the Agreement, Azarga shareholders will receive 0.375 common shares of enCore for each Azarga common share held (the "Exchange Ratio") subject to adjustment as described in the information circular. The Exchange Ratio implied consideration of $0.71 per Azarga common share based on the closing price of the enCore common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on September 3, 2021. Additional details may be found in the Azarga information circular.

Transaction Highlights

  • Creation of a top-tier American uranium in-situ recovery ("ISR") mining company with multiple assets at various stages of development;

  • Two licensed ISR production facilities and multiple potential satellite exploration and development projects in South Texas;

  • Advanced stage Dewey Burdock development project in South Dakota with key federal permits issued;

  • Recently published preliminary economic assessment for the Gas Hills project in Wyoming;

  • Large uranium resource endowment in New Mexico including the Marquez-Juan Tafoya project, for which a recent preliminary economic assessment was published and the Crownpoint and Hosta Butte project;

  • Well positioned to benefit from America's nuclear renaissance, which boasts bi-partisan political support; and

  • Management team and board with unrivaled experience in the permitting, development, and mining of ISR uranium deposits in the USA.

Transaction Details

The proposed Transaction will be effected by way of a plan of arrangement completed under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). The Transaction will require approval by at least 66 2/3% of the votes cast by Azarga shareholders and, if required by Multilateral Instrument 61-101, a simple majority of the votes cast by Azarga shareholders excluding certain interested or related parties, in each case by shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at a special meeting of the shareholders of Azarga to be called in connection with the Transaction.

Closing of the Transaction is subject to the receipt of applicable regulatory approvals and the satisfaction of certain other closing conditions customary in transactions of this nature, including, without limitation, court and stock exchange approval.

None of the securities to be issued pursuant to the Transaction have been or will be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or any state securities laws, and any securities issuable in the Transaction are anticipated to be issued in reliance upon available exemptions from such registration requirements pursuant to Section 3(a)(10) of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable exemptions under state securities laws. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities.

enCore also wished to recognize and thank Andrew Weekly of the SmithWeekly Group and Edward Sendrea of Gravedigger Capital Ltd. for providing the company with industry evaluation and consultation with regards to the company's merger & acquisitions goals.

About enCore Energy Corp.

enCore Energy Corp. is a U.S. domestic uranium developer focused on becoming a leading in-situ recovery ("ISR") uranium producer. The company is led by a team of industry experts with extensive knowledge and experience in the development and operations of in situ recovery uranium operations. enCore Energy's opportunities are created from the company's transformational acquisition of its two South Texas production facilities, the changing global uranium supply/demand outlook and opportunities for industry consolidation. These short-term opportunities are augmented by our strong long term commitment to working with local indigenous communities in New Mexico where the company holds significant uranium resources.

About Azarga Uranium Corp.

Azarga Uranium is an integrated uranium exploration and development company that controls ten uranium projects and prospects in the United States of America ("USA") (South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado), with a primary focus of developing in-situ recovery uranium projects. The Dewey Burdock in-situ recovery uranium project in South Dakota, USA (the "Dewey Burdock Project"), which is the company's initial development priority, has received its Nuclear Regulatory Commission License and Class III and Class V Underground Injection Control permits from the Environmental Protection Agency and the company is in the process of completing other major regulatory permit approvals necessary for the construction of the Dewey Burdock Project.

Contact Information

enCore Energy Corp.
William M. Sheriff
Executive Chairman
972-333-2214
info@encoreenergycorp.co
www.encoreenergycorp.com

Azarga Uranium Corp.
Blake Steele
President & CEO
605-662-8308
info@azargauranium.com
www.azargauranium.com

Cautionary Statements

Certain information contained herein constitutes forward-looking information or statements under applicable securities legislation and rules. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are frequently identified by such words as "may", "will", "plan", "expect", "anticipate", "estimate", "intend", "indicate", "scheduled", "target", "goal", "potential", "subject", "efforts", "option" and similar words, or the negative connotations thereof, referring to future events and results. Forward-looking statements in this press release include, but are not limited to, statements related to the anticipated completion of the Transaction, the terms of the Transaction, the benefits of the Transaction, the combined company, the directors and officers of the combined company, the merits of the properties of enCore and Azarga, the potential share consolidation and listing of the shares of the combined company on a U.S. stock exchange and all statements related to the business plans, expectations and objectives of enCore and Azarga.

Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management as of the date such statements are made and are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of enCore and/or Azarga to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to: any inability of the parties to satisfy the conditions to the completion of the Transaction on acceptable terms or at all; receipt of necessary stock exchange, court and shareholder approvals; the ability of enCore and Azarga to achieve their stated goals and objectives; the costs associated with the companies' objectives; risks and uncertainties related to the COVID-19 pandemic and measures taken to attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19; and the risks and uncertainties identified in enCore's Management's Discussion and Analysis for the six months ended June 30, 2021 and Azarga's Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2020, each filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Although management of each of enCore and Azarga has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Neither party will update any forward-looking statements or forward-looking information that are incorporated by reference herein, except as required by applicable securities laws. The parties caution readers not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements and it does not undertake any obligation to revise and disseminate forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of or non-occurrence of any events.

This press release is not and is not to be construed in any way as, an offer to buy or sell securities in the United States. The distribution of the enCore common shares in connection with the transactions described herein will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the "U.S. Securities Act") and the enCore common shares may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the enCore common shares, nor shall there be any offer or sale of the enCore common shares in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

Neither the TSX, the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX and TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE: Azarga Uranium Corp.

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Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – October 21, 2021) – GoviEx Uranium Inc. (TSXV: GXU) (OTCQB: GVXXF) (the "Company" or "GoviEx"), today announced that Denison Mines Corp ("Denison") has entered into a private agreement to sell 32,500,000 common shares of the 65,144,021 common shares it holds in GoviEx at an attributed value of CAD 0.48 and warrants to acquire an additional 32,500,000 common shares of Goviex held by Denison at an exercise price of CAD 0.80 per share for a term of 18 months. The purchaser of the single block is already a large existing institutional shareholder of GoviEx. Following this single transaction, Denison will own approximately 6% of GoviEx's current issued share capital.

David Cates, the CEO of Denison, will remain on the Board of GoviEx following the completion of this transaction.

Govind Friedland, GoviEx's Executive Chairman, said:

"This transaction announced today between two existing GoviEx shareholders demonstrates strong institutional demand and continued interest in the uranium sector and in GoviEx's equity. The second part of the transaction entitles the purchasing party to warrants exercisable at CAD 0.80, which is a positive sign of confidence in our management team and in the strength of our pipeline of uranium assets."

Denison's shareholding in GoviEx originated as part of a strategic transaction in 2016, in which GoviEx acquired Denison's wholly owned subsidiary, Rockgate Capital Corp., which held all of Denison's Africa-based uranium interests in exchange for 56,050,450 shares of GoviEx and 22,420,180 common share purchase warrants.

About GoviEx Uranium Inc.
GoviEx (TSXV: GXU) (OTCQB: GVXXF), is a mineral resource company focused on the exploration and development of uranium properties in Africa. GoviEx's principal objective is to become a significant uranium producer through the continued exploration and development of its flagship mine-permitted Madaouela Project in Niger, its mine-permitted Mutanga Project in Zambia, and its multi-element Falea Project in Mali.

Contact Information

Isabel Vilela
Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Tel: +1-604-681-5529
Email: info@goviex.com
Web: www.goviex.com

Cautionary Note to United States Persons: The disclosure contained herein does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities of GoviEx Uranium Inc.

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SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) today released its 2020 ESG (environmental, social and governance) Report. The report illustrates how Cameco integrates ESG principles and practices throughout the company and in its strategy, and includes feature stories and metrics for its 2020 ESG performance.

With this report, Cameco has adopted the relevant ESG performance indicators issued by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and has taken the first steps toward addressing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), which we expect to continue to progress. The report can be downloaded or read online at www.cameco.com/esg.

“This is the 16th annual report on our sustainability performance, in a year that was truly like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Cameco president and CEO Tim Gitzel. “Despite the challenges the world experienced in 2020, Cameco was resilient. We kept our focus on ensuring the safety of our workers, protecting the environment and supporting our partner communities. In fact, we received positive recognition for our performance on a number of ESG fronts last year, demonstrating the success of our programs and practices and the value we are creating.”

The 2020 ESG Report includes several notable highlights for Cameco:

  • In 2020, we achieved our best-ever safety performance (as measured by Total Recordable Injury Rate) and experienced the first calendar year in our history without a lost-time injury.

  • Cameco remained one of Canada’s largest employers of Indigenous people and a leading supporter of Indigenous business, purchasing 81% of the services used at our operations in northern Saskatchewan from local companies and suppliers.

  • We were recertified as Gold-level under the Progressive Aboriginal Relations program of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business in 2020, making it our 20th consecutive year at this placement.

  • We received one of the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining Excellence Awards, in recognition of our Community Based Environmental Monitoring Program and its innovative focus on bridging scientific and traditional Indigenous knowledge.

  • Cameco ranked in the top 15% in the Globe and Mail’s Board Games 2020 evaluation of 211 TSX-listed corporations and was the only company to receive all seven points awarded for gender and other forms of diversity. Roughly 33% of Cameco’s board members are women (3 out of 9) and 11% are Indigenous (1 out of 9).

  • Cameco did not lay off any of our employees as a result of the pandemic, even though we suspended production at some of our operations as a precaution to protect our workers, their families and communities from the risk posed by COVID-19.

  • We delivered a $1.25 million Cameco COVID-19 Relief Fund to help local charitable and community groups doing vital work to support vulnerable people struggling through the pandemic.

“Cameco’s stakeholders expect us to be good corporate citizens and to manage the company in a long-term sustainable fashion, whether it’s our partner communities, workers, investors, customers, governments or others,” Gitzel said. “We view it as our responsibility to be accountable and transparent. The ESG Report enables them to see our commitments in action and gauge our performance for themselves.”

The ESG Report outlines how Cameco’s leadership sees the company contributing to global efforts to decarbonize. “As the world transitions to a low-carbon economy and the demand for clean, baseload electricity increases, we believe nuclear energy must play a significant role,” Gitzel said. “Cameco will be a constructive partner in the battle against climate change. Not only do we enable the vast emissions reductions that can be achieved through nuclear power, but we are also committed to transforming our own low GHG footprint in our ambition to reach net-zero emissions and achieve our vision of energizing a clean-air world.”

In addition to our efforts to reduce Cameco’s small GHG footprint, our key ESG goals are focused on the following eight areas:

Environment

  • Tailings management

  • Water

Social

  • Indigenous and community relations

  • Inclusion and diversity

  • Workplace safety

Governance

  • Board diversity

  • Conduct and ethics

  • Cybersecurity

Cameco’s board of directors and executive team oversee the company’s ESG strategy, execution and reporting. Today’s release marks an evolution in Cameco’s ESG approach. In addition to SASB and TCFD, the report provides key ESG performance indicator data based on the Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Framework, as well as some unique corporate indicators to measure and report our performance in several environmental, social and governance areas we believe have a significant bearing on Cameco’s sustainability over the long term.

Profile

Cameco is one of the largest global providers of the uranium fuel needed to energize a clean-air world. Our competitive position is based on our controlling ownership of the world’s largest high-grade reserves and low-cost operations. Utilities around the world rely on our nuclear fuel products to generate power in safe, reliable, carbon-free nuclear reactors. Our shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges. Our head office is in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Information and Statements

This news release includes statements considered to be forward-looking information or forward-looking statements under Canadian and U.S. securities laws (which we refer to as forward-looking information), including: our views on the transition to a low-carbon economy, the demand for clean electricity, and the role of nuclear energy; our expectations regarding Cameco’s role in combatting climate change; our target of reducing Cameco’s GHG footprint and ambition of reaching net-zero emissions; our key ESG goals; and our expectation that we will continue to progress in addressing TCFD recommendations. This forward-looking information is based on a number of assumptions, including assumptions regarding: carbon emission reduction, the demand for clean energy and the contribution that could be made by nuclear energy to reduce climate change; our assumption that our GHG footprint reduction target can be achieved; and our ability to advance our ESG goals and address TCFD recommendations. This information is subject to a number of risks, including: the risk that carbon reduction goals may not be achieved within the expected timeframe, if at all; the risk that the demand for clean electricity will not meet the level we expect, or that nuclear energy will not make the contribution to carbon reduction that we expect; the risk that we may not be successful in achieving our GHG footprint reduction and carbon emission goals; and the risk that we will face unexpected challenges or delays in advancing our ESG goals or addressing TCFD recommendations. The forward-looking information in this news release represents our current views, and actual results may differ significantly. Forward-looking information is designed to help you understand our current views, and may not be appropriate for other purposes. We will not necessarily update this information unless we are required to by securities laws.

Investor inquiries:
Rachelle Girard
306-956-6403
rachelle_girard@cameco.com

Media inquiries:
Jeff Hryhoriw
306-385-5221
jeff_hryhoriw@cameco.com

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Centrus Energy Corp. (NYSE American: LEU) ("Centrus" or the "Company") announced that the Company is commencing today a tender offer to purchase all of its outstanding Series B Senior Preferred Stock, par value $1.00 per share (the "Series B Preferred Shares"), at a price per Series B Preferred Share (inclusive of any rights to accrued but unpaid dividends) of $1,145.20, less any applicable withholding taxes. The aggregate liquidation preference per Series B Preferred Share (including accrued but unpaid dividends) was $1,347.29 as of September 30, 2021. The tender offer will expire at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on Thursday, November 18, 2021, unless the offer is extended. Tenders of Series B Preferred Shares must be made prior to the expiration of the tender offer and may be withdrawn at any time prior to the expiration time, in each case, in accordance with the procedures described in the tender offer materials. The Company intends to pay for the shares repurchased in the tender offer with available cash.

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Stockholders whose Series B Preferred Shares are purchased in the tender offer will be paid $1,145.20 in cash, less any applicable withholding taxes, for each share (inclusive of any rights to accrued but unpaid dividends) after the expiration of the tender offer. As of September 30, 2021, there were 37,847 Series B Preferred Shares outstanding, with an aggregate liquidation preference of approximately $51.0 million or approximately $1,347.29 per share, consisting of (i) approximately $37.8 million original liquidation preference and (ii) approximately $13.2 million of cumulative accrued unpaid dividends.

Concurrently with the tender offer, the Company is also soliciting consents from holders of the Series B Preferred Shares to amend (the "Series B Preferred Amendment") the certificate of designation of the Series B Preferred Shares (the "Certificate of Designation") from and after the effective date of the Series B Preferred Amendment to: (i) cease any obligation to pay dividends on Series B Preferred Shares (other than the payment of accrued dividends in connection with a redemption or distribution of assets upon liquidation, dissolution or winding up), (ii) permit the Company to redeem Series B Preferred Shares during the 90 days following the date of effectiveness of the Series B Preferred Amendment at the same redemption price per share as the tender offer (plus provision for additional accrued dividends), (iii) remove the prohibition on the declaration and payment of dividends on junior stock of the Company, which includes all shares of the Company's capital stock defined as "Common Stock" in the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, or the redemption, purchase or acquisition of such junior stock, and (iv) remove the restriction on redemption, purchase or acquisition of capital stock of the Company ranking on parity with the Series B Preferred Shares.

Pursuant to the terms of the Certificate of Designation, the consent of holders of at least 90% of the outstanding Series B Preferred Shares is required to approve the Series B Preferred Amendment. Therefore, one of the conditions to the adoption of the Series B Preferred Amendment is the receipt of the consent of holders of at least 90% of the outstanding Series B Preferred Shares. If the Series B Preferred Amendment is approved, the Company currently intends to redeem all Series B Preferred Shares that remain outstanding following the consummation of the tender offer at the reduced redemption price referred to in clause (ii) above.

D.F. King & Co., Inc. is serving as information agent for the tender offer and Computershare Trust Company, N.A. is serving as the depositary for the tender offer. Once commenced, please direct all questions relating to the tender offer to the information agent, D. F. King & Co., Inc. toll-free at (800) 967-5074; banks and brokers may call D.F. King at (212) 269-5550, or via e-mail at centrus@dfking.com.

The tender offer will not be contingent upon the receipt of financing or any minimum number of Series B Preferred Shares being tendered. However, the tender offer and consent solicitation are subject to a number of other terms and conditions, which will be described in detail in the offer to purchase for the tender offer and consent solicitation. Specific instructions and a complete explanation of the terms and conditions of the tender offer will be contained in the offer to purchase, the related letter of transmittal and other related materials, which will be mailed to stockholders of record promptly after commencement of the tender offer.

While the Centrus Board of Directors has authorized Centrus to make the tender offer and consent solicitation, neither Centrus, its board of directors, the depository, nor the information agent makes any recommendation as to whether to tender and consent to the Series B Preferred Amendment or refrain from tendering Series B Preferred Shares. Centrus has not authorized any person to make any such recommendation. Stockholders must make their own decision as to whether to tender some or all of their Series B Preferred Shares and consent to the Series B Preferred Amendment. In doing so, stockholders should consult their own financial and tax advisors and read carefully and evaluate the information in the tender offer and consent solicitation documents, when available.

Additional Information Regarding the Tender Offer

This communication is for informational purposes only. This communication is not a recommendation to buy or sell Centrus Series B Preferred Shares or any other securities, and it is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell Centrus Series B Preferred Shares or any other securities. Centrus has filed a tender offer statement on Schedule TO, including an offer to purchase, letter of transmittal and related materials, with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The tender offer and consent solicitation are only made pursuant to the offer to purchase, letter of transmittal and consent and related materials filed as a part of the Schedule TO. Stockholders should read carefully the offer to purchase, letter of transmittal and consent and related materials because they contain important information, including the various terms of, and conditions to, the tender offer and consent solicitation. Stockholders may obtain a free copy of the tender offer statement on Schedule TO, the offer to purchase, letter of transmittal and other documents that Centrus has filed with the SEC at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or from the Centrus website at www.centrusenergy.com or from the information agent for the tender offer.

About Centrus

Centrus Energy is a trusted supplier of nuclear fuel and services for the nuclear power industry. Centrus provides value to its utility customers through the reliability and diversity of its supply sources – helping them meet the growing need for clean, affordable, carbon-free electricity. Since 1998, the Company has provided its utility customers with more than 1,750 reactor years of fuel, which is equivalent to 7 billion tons of coal. With world-class technical and engineering capabilities, Centrus is also advancing the next generation of centrifuge technologies so that America can restore its domestic uranium enrichment capability in the future. Find out more at www.centrusenergy.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Centrus Investor Contacts:

Investors: Dan Leistikow (301) 564-3399 or LeistikowD@centrusenergy.com
Media: Lindsey Geisler (301) 564-3392 or GeislerLR@centrusenergy.com

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TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2021 /CNW/ – Vox Royalty Corp. (TSXV: VOX) (OTCQX: VOXCF) ("Vox" or the "Company"), a high growth precious metals focused royalty company, is pleased to provide recent development and exploration updates from royalty operating partners Thor Explorations Ltd. (TSXV: THX) ("Thor"), Jangada Mines plc (AIM: JAN) ("Jangada"), Kalamazoo Resources Limited (ASX: KZR) ("Kalamazoo"), Genesis Minerals Limited (ASX: GMD) ("Genesis"), and ValOre Metals Corp. (TSXV: VO) ("ValOre").

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Spencer Cole, Chief Investment Officer stated, "The past month has delivered a number of key developments at projects linked to Vox's royalty portfolio, including commercial production at Segilola, feasibility study progress at Pitombeiras, and further drilling success at Ashburton, Puzzle North and Pedra Branca. These operator developments are representative of Vox's innovative event-driven acquisition model, designed to selectively acquire royalties immediately prior to major project developments that have a material impact on value."

Key Development Updates

  • Commercial production milestone achieved at the Segilola Gold Mine by Thor;

  • Update on the near-term preparation of the Definitive Feasibility Study on the Pitombeiras vanadium project by Jangada;

  • High-grade drilling results at the Ashburton Gold Project by Kalamazoo;

  • Significant new wide, shallow drilling results from emerging Puzzle North discovery by Genesis; and

  • High-grade drilling results at the Pedra Branca platinum-group-elements ("PGE") project by ValOre.

Segilola (Producing) – Commercial Production Milestone Achieved

  • Vox holds a 1.5% net smelter return royalty over the Segilola gold mine, capped at US$3.5M;

  • On October 5, 2021, Thor announced that commercial production had been achieved at the Segilola Gold Mine, highlighting:

  • Vox Management Summary: Based on production guidance from Thor issued on March 29, 2021, which forecast production of 46,000 ounces of gold in 2021 and 109,000 ounces of gold in 2022, Vox management estimates that total pre-tax royalty revenues of US$3.5M will be receivable within the first two full years of production.

Pitombeiras (PEA Stage) – Feasibility Study Expected in Q4 2021

  • Vox holds a 1% net smelter return royalty over the Pitombeiras vanadium-iron ore project;

  • On September 30, 2021, Jangada announced the following:

  • Vox Management Summary: Pitombeiras has been fast-tracked from discovery to feasibility in less than 3 years, which typically takes 6 – 10 years for most mining projects. This rapid progress is a testament to Jangada Mines' management team and related stakeholders. Initial production and royalty revenue in 2022 looks increasingly likely given the current pace of development.

Ashburton (Exploration) – High Grade Drilling Results

  • Vox holds a 1.75% gross revenue gold royalty (>250koz cumulative production) on the Ashburton gold project;

  • On October 5, 2021, Kalamazoo announced:

  • Vox Management Summary: The drilling success that has extended the moderate to high-grade mineralisation zone in the northern section of the Ashburton project to 2.5km long indicates that Kalamazoo management's exploration target of 2Moz – 3Moz is potentially achievable. We look forward to further news flow on Kalamazoo's development studies which are progressing in parallel with exploration drilling.

Kookynie (Pre-Feasibility) – Puzzle North Discovery Drilling Results

  • Vox holds a A$1/t production royalty on part of the Kookynie gold project(1).

  • On October 14, 2021, Genesis announced:

  • Vox Management Summary: The high gold grades and broad intersections of this drilling suggests that the Puzzle North discovery has strong potential to host an economic orebody. Vox management believes that if Puzzle North is included in the broader Ulysses project feasibility study this potential orebody could be fast-tracked towards a construction decision within 12 months.

Pedra Branca (Preliminary Economic Assessment) – High Grade Drilling Results

  • Vox holds a 1% net smelter return royalty on the Pedra Branca PGE project;

  • On October 4, 2021, ValOre announced:

  • Vox Management Summary: These drilling results are some of the highest grade and broadest zones drilled to date at the Pedra Branca project. We look forward to the release of a resource update by ValOre in the coming months, particularly following recent exploration success at the Trapia 1 and Trapia 2 target areas, given their geological strike lengths have increased by factors of three and five respectively.

Qualified Person

Timothy J. Strong, MIMMM, of Kangari Consulting LLC and a "Qualified Person" under National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects, has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical disclosure contained in this press release.

About Vox

Vox is a high growth precious metals royalty and streaming company with a portfolio of over 50 royalties and streams spanning eight jurisdictions. The Company was established in 2014 and has since built unique intellectual property, a technically focused transactional team and a global sourcing network which has allowed Vox to become the fastest growing company in the royalty sector. Since the beginning of 2019, Vox has announced over 20 separate transactions to acquire over 45 royalties.

Further information on Vox can be found at www.voxroyalty.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Information

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements. Any statements that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, using words or phrases such as "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate" "plans", "estimates" or "intends" or stating that certain actions, events or results " may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved) are not statements of historical fact and may be "forward-looking statements".

The forward-looking statements and information in this press release include, but are not limited to, summaries of operator updates provided by management and the potential impact on the Company of such operator updates, statements regarding expectations for the timing of commencement of construction at and resource production from various mining projects, expectations regarding the size, quality and exploitability of the resources at various mining projects, future operations and work programs of Vox's mining operator partners, the receipt of future royalty payments derived from various royalty assets of Vox, anticipated future cash flows and future financial reporting by Vox and requirements for regulatory approvals.

Forward-looking statements and information are based on forecasts of future results, estimates of amounts not yet determinable and assumptions that, while believed by management to be reasonable, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies. Forward-looking statements and information are subject to various known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the ability of Vox to control or predict, that may cause Vox's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied thereby, and are developed based on assumptions about such risks, uncertainties and other factors set out herein, including but not limited to: the requirement for regulatory approvals and third party consents, the impact of general business and economic conditions, the absence of control over the mining operations from which Vox will receive royalties, including risks related to international operations, government relations and environmental regulation, the inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral properties; the uncertainties involved in interpreting exploration data; the potential for delays in exploration or development activities; the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits; the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic; the possibility that future exploration, development or mining results will not be consistent with Vox's expectations; accidents, equipment breakdowns, title matters, labor disputes or other unanticipated difficulties or interruptions in operations; fluctuating metal prices; unanticipated costs and expenses; uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future; the inherent uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, commodity price fluctuations; currency fluctuations; regulatory restrictions, including environmental regulatory restrictions; liability, competition, loss of key employees and other related risks and uncertainties.

Vox has assumed that the material factors referred to in the previous paragraph will not cause such forward looking statements and information to differ materially from actual results or events. However, the list of these factors is not exhaustive and is subject to change and there can be no assurance that such assumptions will reflect the actual outcome of such items or factors. The forward-looking information contained in this press release represents the expectations of Vox as of the date of this press release and, accordingly, is subject to change after such date. Readers should not place undue importance on forward looking information and should not rely upon this information as of any other date. While Vox may elect to, it does not undertake to update this information at any particular time except as required in accordance with applicable laws.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Technical and Third-Party Information

Except where otherwise stated, the disclosure in this press release is based on information publicly disclosed by project operators based on the information/data available in the public domain as at the date hereof and none of this information has been independently verified by Vox. Specifically, as a royalty investor, Vox has limited, if any, access to the royalty operations. Although Vox does not have any knowledge that such information may not be accurate, there can be no assurance that such information from the project operators is complete or accurate. Some information publicly reported by the project operators may relate to a larger property than the area covered by Vox's royalty interests. Vox's royalty interests often cover less than 100% and sometimes only a portion of the publicly reported mineral reserves, mineral resources and production of a property.

References & Notes:

  1. Kookynie Royalty is split in two separate terms:

SOURCE Vox Royalty Corp.

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Highlights include: 36 m at 2.22 g/t 2PGE+Au from 43 m, including 9.12 m at 6.38 g/t 2PGE+Au

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ValOre Metals Corp. (“ValOre”; TSXV: VO; OTC: KVLQF; Frankfurt: KEQ0, “the Company”) today provided an update on 2021 drilling from the Santo Amaro target at ValOre’s 100%-owned Pedra Branca Platinum Group Elements (“PGE”, “2PGE+Au”) Project (“Pedra Branca”) in northeastern Brazil.

“2021 drilling at Santo Amaro has greatly advanced the interpreted geological model for the resource-associated ultramafic package, allowing for more targeted resource expansion drilling and a higher level of confidence in future resource estimations,” stated ValOre’s VP of Exploration, Colin Smith. “Significant drilling results include the 110-metre ultramafic intercept in DD21SA42, a ~95 metre step-out hole drilled to the southeast of the current resource; multiple near surface intervals of mineralization within and along strike from the current resource; and mineralized intercepts better defining the NW mineralized zone, situated ~250 metres northwest of the current resource.”

Key Updates on 2021 Santo Amaro Core Drilling:

  • 19 holes drilled totaling 2,204 metres (“m”), with a primary focus of resource expansion;

  • All 19 completed holes intercepted the target UM intrusion, with assays received in full for 7 holes (12 holes pending), and the final drill hole currently in progress;

  • Near surface mineralization encountered in 7 of the 7 holes received to date, with a highlight of:

    • 36 m at 2.22 grams per tonne palladium + platinum + gold (“g/t 2PGE+Au”) from 43 m, including 9.1 m at 6.38 g/t 2PGE+Au from 43 m in drill hole DD21SA30;

  • Assays pending for a 110-metre chromite-bearing ultramafic intercept in step-out hole DD21SA42;

  • Advancement of NW mineralized zone, situated ~250 metres northwest of the resource:

    • All 6 drill holes intercepted target ultramafic (“UM”) intrusion (assays pending);

  • Upon completion of the final hole, both drill rigs to be mobilized to the Santo Amaro South target, 1.5 kilometres (“km”) south, to drill 200 m in 4 holes, and thereafter to the Massapê target, 30 km southwest, to drill 1000 m in 10 holes.

*Reported core assay interval lengths are estimated to represent 90-100% true width

Santo Amaro Target and the 2019 Mineral Resource Domain

Santo Amaro is one of five currently defined PGE deposit areas at Pedra Branca, which together host an inferred resource totalling 1,067,000 ounces (“oz”) of 2PGE+Au contained in 27.2 million tonnes (“Mt”) grading 1.22 g/t 2PGE+Au. Summary Table of the 2019 Inferred Resource and Pedra Branca Resource Estimate NI 43-101 Technical Report, May 2019.

The 2019 Santo Amaro mineral resource was defined by 5 pre-ValOre drill holes spaced 45-60 m apart, along a collective geological trend of 215 m, which together comprise an inferred resource of 203,000 oz at 1.19 g/t 2PGE+Au in 5.3 Mt. To improve geological constraint for the next resource re-estimation, 10 scissor holes were drilled in 2021 from 5 pads (2 holes per pad) to the north of the resource holes, with each pad having 1 vertical hole (-90° dip) and 1 angled hole to the south (-50° dip). Shallow, well-mineralized 2PGE+Au intercepts have been returned for all holes received to date (7 received, 12 pending), greatly improving drill-confirmed defined continuity of the resource area and exposing strong resource upside to the east and southeast of previous drilling. See Table 1 below for a summary of significant drill core assays from the 2021 scissor holes and CLICK HERE for a plan map of Santo Amaro drilling to date (Figure 1).

Resource Expansion Potential Along Strike

While PGE mineralization in the UM intrusion that hosts the Santo Amaro resource remains open in both directions along strike, the easterly extension exhibits a potential thickening of the target package and was subsequently targeted with 2 holes in 2021. Both holes intercepted broad, shallow intervals of chromite-bearing UMs along trend from the existing resource, with DD21SA42 transecting 110 m of the target host intrusion and DD21SA40 transecting 24 m (assays pending).

The resource strike potential also remains open to the west, as evidenced by western-most 2020 drill hole DD20SA23, which returned 20 m at 0.98 g/t 2PGE+Au from surface (CLICK HERE for news release dated January 15, 2021). Potential geological continuity has been built with the advancing Northwest target area, which would more than double the trend of shallow PGE-bearing ultramafics at Santo Amaro.

Northwest Target Area (“NW”)

An emerging shallow PGE body approximately 250 m north-northwest of the resource area was drilled with 6 holes totaling 729 m in Q3-Q4 2021, with the goal of incorporating the zone into a future inferred resource estimate. All 6 holes intercepted the target shallow UM intrusion, building strong geological continuity across the 200 m by 300 m zone. Assays remain pending for 5 out of the 6 NW holes, with the DD21SA27 returning 31 m at 0.26 g/t 2PGE+Au from 88 m, including 4.0 m at 0.99 g/t 2PGE+Au from 88 m.

Table 1: Significant Core 2PGE+Au Assays from 2021 Santo Amaro Drilling (Partial Results)

Hole ID**

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Pd (g/t)

Pt (g/t)

2PGE+Au (g/t)

Summary Interval

DD21SA25

41.90

99.76

57.86

0.01

0.29

0.30

0.60

58 m at 0.60 g/t 2PGE+Au from 42 m

DD21SA26

34.02

62.60

28.58

0.04

0.54

0.26

0.83

29 m at 0.83 g/t 2PGE+Au from 34 m
incl. 12 m at 1.12 g/t 2PGE+Au from 43 m

43.00

55.00

12.00

0.02

0.73

0.37

1.12

DD21SA27

8.50

13.00

4.50

0.01

0.12

0.12

0.26

4.5 m at 0.26 g/t 2PGE+Au from 8.5 m
and 31 m at 0.26 g/t 2PGE+Au from 88 m
incl. 4.0 m at 0.99 g/t 2PGE+Au from 88 m

88.00

119.00

31.00

0.01

0.17

0.08

0.26

88.00

92.00

4.00

0.02

0.73

0.25

0.99

DD21SA28

19.95

27.60

7.65

0.05

1.30

1.60

2.96

7.7 m at 2.96 g/t 2PGE+Au from 20 m
incl. 3.0 m at 5.24 g/t 2PGE+Au from 22 m

22.00

25.00

3.00

0.08

2.55

2.60

5.24

DD21SA29

22.55

51.42

28.87

0.14

0.89

0.38

1.41

29 m at 1.41 g/t 2PGE+Au from 23 m

DD21SA30

42.55

78.15

35.60

0.02

1.16

1.05

2.22

36 m at 2.22 g/t 2PGE+Au from 43 m
incl. 9.1 m at 6.38 g/t 2PGE+Au from 43 m

42.55

51.67

9.12

0.03

3.28

3.07

6.38

DD21SA32

18.14

41.00

22.86

0.03

0.84

0.20

1.07

23 m at 1.07 g/t 2PGE+Au from 18 m
incl. 8.0 m at 2.13 g/t 2PGE+Au from 22 m

22.00

30.00

8.00

0.06

1.71

0.36

2.13

*Reported core assay interval lengths are estimated to represent 90-100% true width
**Assays pending for drill holes DD21SA31, and DD21SA33 to DD21SA42

Quality Control/Quality Assurance (“QA/QC”) and Grade Interval Reporting

CLICK HERE for a summary of ValOre’s policies and procedures related to QA/QC and grade interval reporting.

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The technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with Canadian regulatory requirements set out in NI 43-101 and reviewed and approved by Colin Smith, P.Geo., ValOre’s QP and Vice President of Exploration.

About ValOre Metals Corp.

ValOre Metals Corp. (TSXV: VO) is a Canadian company with a portfolio of high‐quality exploration projects. ValOre’s team aims to deploy capital and knowledge on projects which benefit from substantial prior investment by previous owners, existence of high-value mineralization on a large scale, and the possibility of adding tangible value through exploration, process improvement, and innovation.

In May 2019, ValOre announced the acquisition of the Pedra Branca Platinum Group Elements (PGE) property, in Brazil, to bolster its existing Angilak uranium, Genesis/Hatchet uranium and Baffin gold projects in Canada.

The Pedra Branca PGE Project comprises 51 exploration licenses covering a total area of 55,984 hectares (138,339 acres) in northeastern Brazil. At Pedra Branca, 5 distinct PGE+Au deposit areas host, in aggregate, a current Inferred Resource of 1,067,000 ounces 2PGE+Au contained in 27.2 million tonnes grading 1.22 g/t 2PGE+Au (CLICK HERE for ValOre’s July 23, 2019 news release). All the currently known Pedra Branca inferred PGE resources are potentially open pittable.

Comprehensive exploration programs have demonstrated the "District Scale" potential of ValOre’s Angilak Property in Nunavut Territory, Canada that hosts the Lac 50 Trend having a current Inferred Resource of 2,831,000 tonnes grading 0.69% U3O8, totaling 43.3 million pounds U3O8. For disclosure related to the inferred resource for the Lac 50 Trend uranium deposits, please CLICK HERE for ValOre's news release dated March 1, 2013.

ValOre’s team has forged strong relationships with sophisticated resource sector investors and partner Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) on both the Angilak and Baffin Gold Properties. ValOre was the first company to sign a comprehensive agreement to explore for uranium on Inuit Owned Lands in Nunavut Territory and is committed to building shareholder value while adhering to high levels of environmental and safety standards and proactive local community engagement.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

“Jim Paterson”

James R. Paterson, Chairman and CEO

ValOre Metals Corp.

For further information about ValOre Metals Corp., or this news release, please visit our website at www.valoremetals.com or contact Investor Relations at 604.653.9464, or by email at contact@valoremetals.com.

ValOre Metals Corp. is a proud member of Discovery Group. For more information please visit: http://www.discoverygroup.ca/

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Although ValOre believes that the expectations reflected in its forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements have been based on factors and assumptions concerning future events that may prove to be inaccurate. These factors and assumptions are based upon currently available information to ValOre. Such statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could influence actual results or events and cause actual results or events to differ materially from those stated, anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. A number of important factors including those set forth in other public filings could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include the future operations of ValOre and economic factors. Readers are cautioned to not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this release and, except as required by applicable law, ValOre does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. ValOre undertakes no obligation to comment on analyses, expectations or statements made by third parties in respect of ValOre, or its financial or operating results or (as applicable), their securities.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AZINCOURT ENERGY CORP. (“Azincourt” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: AAZ, OTCQB: AZURF, FSE: A0U2), is pleased to announce that Alex Klenman, President & CEO and Trevor Perkins, VP Exploration of the Company will go through Azincourt’s October 2021 presentation including an update on current operations at the East Preston Uranium Project, and upcoming milestones.

You can register for the webinar below:

Date: Thursday, October 21st
Time: 2pm ET
Register: Webinar Registration

HAVE QUESTIONS? Management will be available to answer your questions following the presentation on the Zoom webinar platform. You may also submit your question(s) to us in the registration or by email at azincourt@rbmilestone.com.

About Azincourt Energy Corp.

Azincourt Energy is a Canadian-based resource company specializing in the strategic acquisition, exploration, and development of alternative energy/fuel projects, including uranium, lithium, and other critical clean energy elements. The Company is currently active at its joint venture East Preston uranium project in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada, and the Escalera Group uranium-lithium project located on the Picotani Plateau in southeastern Peru.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF AZINCOURT ENERGY CORP.

“Alex Klenman”
Alex Klenman, President & CEO

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its regulation services provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This press release includes “forward-looking statements”, including forecasts, estimates, expectations and objectives for future operations that are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Azincourt. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking information represents management’s best judgment based on information currently available. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed, and actual future results may vary materially.

For further information please contact:

Alex Klenman, President & CEO
Tel: 604-638-8063
info@azincourtenergy.com

Azincourt Energy Corp.
1430 – 800 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2V6
www.azincourtenergy.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canasil Resources Inc. (TSX-V: CLZ, DB Frankfurt: 3CC, “Canasil” or the “Company”) announces a non-brokered private placement (the “Placement”) of up to 4,000,000 units (the Units”) at a price of $0.125 per Unit for total gross proceeds of up to $500,000 to fund drill programs on the Company’s silver-gold projects in Durango and Zacatecas States, Mexico. A finder’s fee may be paid with respect to all or part of this Placement. The terms of the Placement are subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.

Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company and one half of one non-transferable share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant (a “Warrant”) will be exercisable to purchase one additional common share of the Company at a price of $0.20 during the first year, increasing to $0.25 in year two following the closing of the offering.

The proceeds of the Placement will be used to fund continued drill programs on the Company’s silver-gold exploration projects in Durango and Zacatecas States, Mexico, and for working capital.

About Canasil:

Canasil is a Canadian mineral exploration company with a strong portfolio of 100% owned silver-gold-copper-lead-zinc exploration projects in Durango and Zacatecas States, Mexico, and in British Columbia, Canada. The Company’s directors and management include industry professionals with a track record of identifying and advancing successful mineral exploration projects through to discovery and further development. The Company is actively engaged in the exploration of its mineral properties, and maintains an operating subsidiary in Durango, Mexico, with full time geological and support staff for its operations in Mexico.

For further information please contact:

Bahman Yamini
President and C.E.O.
Canasil Resources Inc.
Tel: (604) 709-0109
www.canasil.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including any of the securities in the United States of America. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the “1933 Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for account or benefit of, U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration requirements is available.

Energy Fuels (UUUU) closed the most recent trading day at $8.27, moving -0.12% from the previous trading session. This move lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.74%.

Prior to today's trading, shares of the uranium and vanadium miner and developer had gained 22.3% over the past month. This has outpaced the Basic Materials sector's gain of 4.68% and the S&P 500's gain of 1.34% in that time.

UUUU will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release. On that day, UUUU is projected to report earnings of -$0.03 per share, which would represent year-over-year growth of 62.5%. Meanwhile, our latest consensus estimate is calling for revenue of $10.53 million, up 2049.39% from the prior-year quarter.

For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of -$0.21 per share and revenue of $18.38 million, which would represent changes of +8.7% and +1008.63%, respectively, from the prior year.

Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for UUUU. These revisions typically reflect the latest short-term business trends, which can change frequently. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company's business outlook.

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TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Forsys Metals Corp. (TSX: FSY) (FSE: F2T) (NSX: FSY) (“Forsys” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Willem Kotzé as the Project Manager for the Company’s Norasa Project located in Namibia, Africa.

Mr. Kotzé is a Professional Geoscientist with over 48 years of industry experience, mainly in Southern Africa. Mr. Kotzé initially worked for mainstream mining houses (GENCOR, Gold Fields, SOEKOR) but lately as a Geosciences Consultant. He has extensive exploration as well as mining experience in various commodities including uranium, base metals, gold and industrial minerals and cement materials. His experience will be invaluable as the Company proceeds with the development of the Norasa Project in Namibia.

Mr. Kotzé graduated with a B.Sc Honours in Geology from the University of Stellenbosch in 1973, a B.Sc. Honours in Computer Science and Information Systems from the University of South Africa (UNISA) in 1985, a Graduate Diploma in Engineering (GDE) from the University of Witwatersrand in 2002 and a M.Eng (Mineral Resources) from the University of Witwatersrand in 2004. Mr. Kotzé is registered with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP), the Geosciences Council of Namibia and is a member of the Geological Society of Namibia, the Geostatistical Association of South Africa and Geological Society of Africa.

“The appointment of Willem reinforces our commitment to the development of the Norasa Project and strengthens our Namibian team with a highly respected and very experienced geologist and project manager. We welcome him to our team,” said Mark Frewin, CEO.

About Forsys Metals Corp.
Forsys Metals Corp. is a uranium focused development company with 100% ownership of the Norasa project that comprises the Valencia and Namibplaas uranium projects in Namibia, Africa, a politically stable and mining friendly jurisdiction. Information regarding current National Instrument 43‐101 compliant Resource and Reserves at Valencia and Namibplaas are available on the Company website forsysmetals.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Forsys Metals Corp. Richard Parkhouse, Director, Investor Relations.

For additional information please contact:
R ichard Parkhouse, Director, Investor Relations
email: rparkhouse@forsysmetals.com email: info@forsysmetals.com
Phone: +44 (0) 7730 493432

Enthusiasm from individual traders is reshaping the market for nuclear fuel that generates a tenth of the world’s electricity and sending uranium-linked stocks higher.

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – October 19, 2021) – ALX Resources Corp. (TSXV: AL) (FSE: 6LLN) (OTC: ALXEF) ("ALX" or the "Company") announced today that the Company has both staked and purchased additional claims at its 100% owned Lazy Edward Bay Uranium Project ("Lazy Edward Bay"), and has negotiated a three-year extension of time with an underlying vendor for two claims within its 100%-owned Newnham Lake Uranium Project ("Newnham Lake"). Each of the projects are located in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan.

Lazy Edward Bay Acquisitions

ALX has executed a purchase agreement (the "Purchase") with Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. ("Eagle Plains") for a 100% interest in nine (9) claims totaling 2,409.75 hectares (5,954.5 acres) as a complement to the Company's existing land package at Lazy Edward Bay. The combination of the Purchase with six (6) additional claims staked by ALX in mid-September 2021 will bring the total area of Lazy Edward Bay to 10,984.33 hectares (27,142.28 acres). As consideration for the Purchase, Eagle Plains has agreed to receive 600,000 common shares of ALX and will retain a 2.0% net smelter returns royalty ("NSR"), of which ALX has the right to purchase 1.0% (one-half) of the NSR for $1.0 million.

Newnham Lake Option Agreement Extension

ALX has negotiated a three-year extension of time (the "Extension") with an underlying arms-length vendor for two claims totaling 1,518.6 hectares (the "Claims") within Newnham Lake. Under the terms of an option agreement dated August 21, 2014, and a previous extension agreement dated August 19, 2019, ALX was obligated to spend $1.5 million in exploration expenditures on the Claims by August 28, 2022. All other monetary terms of the option agreement (cash and shares payable to the vendor) have been satisfied by ALX. In consideration for a three-year extension to August 28, 2025 for ALX to complete the exploration expenditures, ALX has agreed to issue 300,000 common shares of the Company to the vendor.

Closing of the Purchase and the Extension are each subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.

For maps and photos of Lazy Edward Bay and Newnham Lake, please visit our website at: www.alxresources.com

About ALX

ALX is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada and its common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "AL," on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "6LLN" and in the United States OTC market under the symbol "ALXEF."

ALX's mandate is to provide shareholders with multiple opportunities for discovery by exploring a portfolio of prospective mineral properties, which include uranium, nickel-copper-cobalt and gold projects. The Company uses the latest exploration technologies and holds interests in over 250,000 hectares of prospective lands in Saskatchewan, a stable Canadian jurisdiction that hosts the highest-grade uranium mines in the world, a producing gold mine, and production from base metals mines, both current and historical.

ALX holds interests in a number of uranium exploration properties in northern Saskatchewan, including a 20% interest in the Hook-Carter Uranium Project, located within the uranium-rich Patterson Lake Corridor with Denison Mines Corp. (80% interest) operating exploration since 2016, a 40% interest in the Black Lake Uranium Project (a joint venture with UEX Corporation and Orano Canada Inc.), and 100% interests in the Gibbons Creek Uranium Project, the Sabre Uranium Project and the Javelin and McKenzie Lake Uranium Projects.

ALX also owns 100% interests in the Firebird Nickel Project (now under option to Rio Tinto Exploration Canada Inc., who can earn up to an 80% interest), the Flying Vee Nickel/Gold and Sceptre Gold projects, and can earn up to an 80% interest in the Alligator Lake Gold Project, all located in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. ALX owns, or can earn, up to 100% interests in the Electra Nickel Project and the Cannon Copper Project located in historic mining districts of Ontario, Canada, the Vixen Gold Project (now under option to First Mining Gold Corp., who can earn up to a 100% interest in two stages), and in the Draco VMS Project in Norway.

For more information about the Company, please visit the ALX corporate website at www.alxresources.com or contact Roger Leschuk, Manager, Corporate Communications at: PH: 604.629.0293 or Toll-Free: 866.629.8368, or by email: rleschuk@alxresources.com

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of ALX Resources Corp.

"Warren Stanyer"

Warren Stanyer, CEO and Chairman

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Statements in this document which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Forward-looking statements in this news release include: the Company's exploration projects are prospective for uranium and other minerals. It is important to note that the Company's actual business outcomes and exploration results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties include that ALX may not be able to fully finance exploration at its exploration projects, including drilling; initial findings at its projects may prove to be unworthy of further expenditure; commodity prices may not support exploration expenditures at its projects; and economic, competitive, governmental, societal, public health, environmental and technological factors may affect the Company's operations, markets, products and share price. Even if we explore and develop our mineral exploration projects, and even if uranium or other metals or minerals are discovered in quantity, the projects may not prove to be commercially viable. Additional risk factors are discussed in the Company's Management Discussion and Analysis for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2021, which is available under the Company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. Except as required by law, we will not update these forward-looking statement risk factors.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release

To view the source version of this press release, please visit https://www.newsfilecorp.com/release/100216

The external fund manager backed by Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, Li Lu, makes no bones about it when he says 'The biggest investment risk is not the volatility of prices, but whether you will suffer a permanent loss of capital.' It's only natural to consider a company's balance sheet when you examine how risky it is, since debt is often involved when a business collapses. We note that Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) does have debt on its balance sheet. But the real question is whether this debt is making the company risky.

When Is Debt A Problem?

Debt and other liabilities become risky for a business when it cannot easily fulfill those obligations, either with free cash flow or by raising capital at an attractive price. Part and parcel of capitalism is the process of 'creative destruction' where failed businesses are mercilessly liquidated by their bankers. However, a more frequent (but still costly) occurrence is where a company must issue shares at bargain-basement prices, permanently diluting shareholders, just to shore up its balance sheet. Of course, plenty of companies use debt to fund growth, without any negative consequences. The first step when considering a company's debt levels is to consider its cash and debt together.

View our latest analysis for Gem Diamonds

How Much Debt Does Gem Diamonds Carry?

The image below, which you can click on for greater detail, shows that Gem Diamonds had debt of US$14.7m at the end of June 2021, a reduction from US$23.6m over a year. But it also has US$33.9m in cash to offset that, meaning it has US$19.2m net cash.

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A Look At Gem Diamonds' Liabilities

We can see from the most recent balance sheet that Gem Diamonds had liabilities of US$43.1m falling due within a year, and liabilities of US$112.0m due beyond that. Offsetting these obligations, it had cash of US$33.9m as well as receivables valued at US$6.55m due within 12 months. So its liabilities total US$114.6m more than the combination of its cash and short-term receivables.

This is a mountain of leverage relative to its market capitalization of US$116.4m. Should its lenders demand that it shore up the balance sheet, shareholders would likely face severe dilution. Despite its noteworthy liabilities, Gem Diamonds boasts net cash, so it's fair to say it does not have a heavy debt load!

Even more impressive was the fact that Gem Diamonds grew its EBIT by 406% over twelve months. If maintained that growth will make the debt even more manageable in the years ahead. There's no doubt that we learn most about debt from the balance sheet. But it is future earnings, more than anything, that will determine Gem Diamonds's ability to maintain a healthy balance sheet going forward. So if you're focused on the future you can check out this free report showing analyst profit forecasts.

Finally, while the tax-man may adore accounting profits, lenders only accept cold hard cash. Gem Diamonds may have net cash on the balance sheet, but it is still interesting to look at how well the business converts its earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) to free cash flow, because that will influence both its need for, and its capacity to manage debt. In the last three years, Gem Diamonds created free cash flow amounting to 4.2% of its EBIT, an uninspiring performance. That limp level of cash conversion undermines its ability to manage and pay down debt.

Summing up

Although Gem Diamonds's balance sheet isn't particularly strong, due to the total liabilities, it is clearly positive to see that it has net cash of US$19.2m. And it impressed us with its EBIT growth of 406% over the last year. So we don't have any problem with Gem Diamonds's use of debt. There's no doubt that we learn most about debt from the balance sheet. However, not all investment risk resides within the balance sheet – far from it. Be aware that Gem Diamonds is showing 2 warning signs in our investment analysis , and 1 of those shouldn't be ignored…

When all is said and done, sometimes its easier to focus on companies that don't even need debt. Readers can access a list of growth stocks with zero net debt 100% free, right now.

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