News2007June 26, 2007Uranerz Included in the Russell Microcap(r) IndexCasper, Wyoming, June 26, 2007 -- Uranerz Energy Corporation (AMEX:URZ) is pleased to announce that the Company has been included in the Russell Microcap(r) Index.
The Russell family of U.S. indexes is designed to be a comprehensive representation of the investable U.S. equity market. These indexes are value-weighted and include only common stocks belonging to corporations incorporated in the United States and its territories.
Russell Microcap Index measures performance of the microcap segment, representing less than 3% of the U.S. equity market. The Russell Microcap Index includes the smallest 1,000 securities in the small-cap Russell 2000 Index plus the next 1,000 securities.
Final membership lists for the Russell family of U.S. indexes were posted June 25, 2007.
Uranerz Energy Corporation has expertise in in-situ recovery uranium mining and holds a number of properties in Wyoming with uranium-mineralized sandstone. Several of the Powder River Basin uranium properties are advanced, and the Company has initiated environmental licensing and mine planning for the development of two of these properties, the Hank and Nichols Ranch projects.
To obtain more information, contact investor relations at Uranerz, telephone 1-800-689-1659, or visit our web site at www.uranerz.com .
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
President and CEO
This Press Release may contain, in addition, to historical information, forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are based on management's expectations and beliefs, and involve risks and uncertainties. These statements may involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results to be materially different from the results implied herein. Key factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements are:
(i) the inability of the Company to complete the acquisition of any interest in any new mineral exploration properties;
(ii) the inability of the Company to achieve the financing required to pursue the acquisition or exploration of any new mineral properties;
(iii) the inability of the Company to raise the financing necessary to conduct exploration or development of its properties;
(iv) the lack of presence of commercial mineralization on its properties; and
(v) the inability of the Company to establish commercial deposits or reserves of uranium on its properties.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements made in this Press Release.
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