UEX Corp. (TSXV:URC) CEO, Roger Lemaitre, spoke to Resource Investing News at the Canadian Investor Conference in Vancouver about their Shea Creek Project (partnered with AREVA) and Hidden Bay Project, both in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan.
UEX (TSX:UEX, OTC:UEXCF.PK, UXO.F) is a Canadian uranium exploration and development company actively involved in fifteen uranium projects, including five that are 100% owned and operated by UEX, one joint venture with AREVA that is operated by UEX, as well as eight joint-ventured with AREVA and one joint venture with AREVA and JCU (Canada) Exploration Company, Limited, which are operated by AREVA. The fifteen projects, totaling 261,040 hectares (645,044 acres), are located in the eastern, western and northern perimeters of the Athabasca Basin, the world’s richest uranium belt, which in 2013 accounted for approximately 15% of the global primary uranium production. UEX is currently advancing several uranium deposits in the Athabasca Basin which include the Kianna, Anne, Colette and 58B deposits at its currently 49.1%-owned Shea Creek Project, and the Horseshoe, Raven and West Bear deposits located at its 100%-owned Hidden Bay Project. UEX currently has a cash position of approximately $7.1 million.