LITTLETON, Colo., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSE MKT:URG) ("Ur-Energy" or the "Company") provides the following update on construction at its Lost Creek Project and the legal proceeding filed in November seeking review of the BLM's Record of Decision (see Ur-Energy News Release, December 4, 2012).
Steve Hatten, Vice President Operations, noted, "We are very pleased with the continued on-plan progression of construction at the Lost Creek site. I am very proud of our team's thorough advance planning, which now is allowing construction to proceed smoothly on all fronts."
In the legal proceeding pending in U.S. District Court, the Company has been granted status as a party, and filed its opposition to a motion for preliminary injunction filed by the petitioner. The State of Wyoming, also granted status as a party to the proceeding, has submitted its brief opposing the preliminary injunction. The BLM had previously filed its opposition. The motion awaits the Court's decision.
Ur-Energy is a junior uranium mining company currently constructing its first in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium mine in south-central Wyoming at its fully licensed and permitted Lost Creek project. The Lost Creek processing facility will have two million pounds per year capacity and is anticipated to be in production mid-year 2013. Ur-Energy engages in the identification, acquisition, exploration and development of uranium projects in the United States and Canada. Shares of Ur-Energy trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "URE" and on the NYSE MKT under the symbol "URG". Ur-Energy's corporate office is located in Littleton, Colorado; its registered office is in Ottawa, Ontario. Ur-Energy's website is www.ur-energy.com.
SOURCE Ur-Energy Inc.