Puranium Energy Receives Approvals For The Transfer Of Four Epls From Namibian Government
- July 18, 2022
For Immediate Release
TORONTO, ON – July 18, 2022 – Puranium Energy Ltd. (the “Company” or “Puranium”) (CSE:UX and FSE:2DK) is pleased to announce that the Company has received official government approvals from the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy for the transfer of licenses EPL-7394, EPL-7646, EPL-7907 and EPL-8084.
While the Company already has the ability to work on all of the EPLs, the official approval to transfer these four EPLs accounts for 88% of the recently purchased uranium exploration portfolio, which are now owned by Puranium’s 85%-owned Namibian subsidiaries. As per the purchase agreement, now that the EPLs have been transferred the Company has issued to the vendors 88% of the purchase price, being US$154,578 and 7,773,140 common shares, which included 706,640 common shares paid as a finder’s fee. The balance of US$20,422 and 1,026,860 common shares, including 93,630 common shares for the finders, will be paid when the transfers of the remaining three EPLs are completed.
This issuance increases Puranium’s tightly-held, capital structure to 17,018,116 common shares and 5,530,000 common share purchase warrants (CSE:UX.WT), which are exercisable at $0.35 until December 23, 2023.
“We continue to work through the historical data on the EPLs in order to complete a formulated plan for exploration for the third and fourth quarters of this year. The transfer of the EPLs is the first sign of our good standing with the Namibian Government and we look forward a strong and fruitful relationship moving forward,” stated Puranium President and CEO, Jason Bagg. “We look forward to getting on the ground and finding uranium on our EPL’s”, added Mr. Bagg.
Bruce Durham, P.Geo., is a Qualified Person, as that term is defined by Canadian regulatory guidelines under NI 43-101, and has read and approved the technical information contained in this press release.
On behalf of the Board,
President & CEO, Director
About Puranium Energy Ltd.
The Company is focused on the uranium exploration of its 85% interest in seven EPLs (the “Estate Uranium Properties”) totaling 93,514 hectares in the Erongo Province of Namibia, which accounts for approximately 8% of the world’s uranium production. The Company also has an option to purchase a 100% interest in 35 mineral claims in Ontario.
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