Energy Fuels (NYSE American: UUUU) (TSX: EFR), the leading uranium producer in the United States, today announced that it is making a number of changes to its management team in order to reduce costs, flatten the organizational structure and focus on the ongoing growth of a new generation of U.S. uranium and rare earth element (“REE”) professionals. “While the U.S. uranium mining and rare earth element industries are small, there are excellent opportunities, and we have some extremely talented and knowledgeable rising professionals who have shown a true dedication to the values we uphold at Energy Fuels, including safety, environmental protection, social responsibility, meeting and exceeding regulatory standards, creativity, and continuous improvement,” Energy Fuels’ president and CEO Mark S. Chalmers stated in the news release. “This is the reason why I am proud to announce the promotions of Scott Bakken, Bernard Bonifas, Dee Ann Nazarenus and Logan Shumway. I am also very pleased to introduce Sarai Luksch to the team. These individuals will be the leaders of our industry in the years and decades to come, and I look forward to witnessing their continued professional growth as we work to bring U.S. uranium and rare earth production back to global prominence.”
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About Energy Fuels
Energy Fuels is the leading U.S.-based uranium mining company, supplying U3O8 to major nuclear utilities. The company also produces vanadium from certain of its projects, as market conditions warrant. Its corporate offices are near Denver, Colorado, and all of its assets and employees are in the United States. Energy Fuels holds three of America’s key uranium production centers – the White Mesa Mill in Utah, the Nichols Ranch in-situ recovery (“ISR”) Project in Wyoming and the Alta Mesa ISR Project in Texas. The White Mesa Mill, the only conventional uranium mill operating in the U.S. today, has a licensed capacity of over 8 million pounds of U3O8 per year and the ability to produce vanadium when market conditions warrant. The Nichols Ranch ISR Project is on standby and has a licensed capacity of 2 million pounds of U3O8 per year. The Alta Mesa ISR Project is also on standby and has a licensed capacity of 1.5 million pounds of U3O8 per year. In addition to the above production facilities, Energy Fuels has one of the largest NI 43-101 compliant uranium resource portfolios in the U.S. and several uranium and uranium/vanadium mining projects on standby and in various stages of permitting and development. The primary trading market for Energy Fuels’ common shares is the NYSE American under the trading symbol “UUUU,” and the company’s common shares are also listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “EFR.” For more information, visit the company’s website at www.EnergyFuels.com.
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