Nunatsiavut Assembly Lifts Uranium Moratorium In Labrador

March 12, 2012 / / Article Link

March 12, 2012

Toronto, Ontario, March 12, 2012- Mega Uranium Ltd. (TSX:MGA) ("Mega") is pleased to announce that the Nunatsiavut Government of Newfoundland and Labrador hasenacted the Environmental Protection Act as well as an amendment to theLabrador Inuit Lands Act which lifts the moratorium on the working, production,mining and development of uranium on Labrador Inuit Lands. The Nunatsiavut Government is aregional Inuit government within the Province of Newfoundland & Labradorand the announcement follows on from a unanimous decision, made by theNunatsiavut Assembly in December 2011, to lift the moratorium.

Thelifting of the ban, which had been in place since early 2008, removes the uncertaintywhich had impeded exploration and development of uranium projects in the area.

Megais now planning to complete follow up drilling at the Aillik East and BruceRiver Properties in 2012. Mega and its JV partners, hold title to 29,475 ha ofprospective uranium mineral licences in the Central Mineral Belt of Labrador,of which 17,562 ha (60%) are within Labrador Inuit Lands, previously affectedby the moratorium.

On the Aillik East property, Mega discovered a new mineralized zonethrough drilling in 2011. The most encouraging results were on the NB targetwhere drilling intersected 10 m of 0.048% U3O8, (from 8 mto 18 m with a hole dip of -45 ?) in hole AE-11-10. This mineralized zone issituated within a larger alteration zone of elevated sodium and iron (ashematite and magnetite) and will be the focus of drilling in 2012. Alterationoccurs both in the matrix of hydrothermal breccia zones and as pervasivereplacement. This type of hydrothermalalteration is characteristic of other uranium mineralized zones in the CentralMineral Belt of Labrador, in particular Paladin EnergyLtd.'s Michelin deposit (43-101 Technical Report for Aurora Energy ResourcesInc., Aug 28th, 2008). The presence of uranium mineralization at the NB showing and associatedfavourable sodium and iron alteration demonstrates the potential of the AillikEast property to host a deposit.

MichaelDownes Ph.D., P.Geo., Vice President North America and Qualified Person forMega, has reviewed the technical content of this news release.


Mega Uranium Ltd. is a Toronto-based mineral resources company with afocus on uranium properties in Australia,Canada and Cameroon. Furtherinformation on Mega can be found on the company's website Mega Uranium's BenLomond and Maureen properties in Queensland,Australia are subject to a state policy which presently prohibits the mining ofuranium.

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Investor Relations Mega UraniumLtd. Richard Patricio EVP,Corporate Affairs T: (416) 643-7630

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