Forum Uranium Corp.

Forum Uranium Corp.

May 07, 2007 12:40 ET

Forum Chief Geologist, Dr. Boen Tan, Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 7, 2007) - Forum Uranium Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FDC) is pleased to announce that the Company's Chief Geologist, Dr. Boen Tan was recently honoured by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan as the recipient of the 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award for members who show technical excellence and achievement in engineering and/or geoscience. Dr. Tan is the first recipient of this award as a Geoscientist for his role in the discovery of the Key Lake uranium deposit in 1975. The Key Lake mine produced 195 million pounds of uranium from 1983 to 1998 and the Key Lake mill continues to process uranium ore from Cameco Corporation's McArthur River mine.

Dr. Tan continued his distinguished career as a uranium geologist for Uranerz Exploration and Mining Ltd. for 28 years and worked on a number of uranium deposits in the Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan, including the Key Lake, McArthur River, Eagle Point and Maurice Bay deposits. Dr. Tan is recognized as an expert on unconformity-style deposits, the richest uranium deposit type in the world. After Cameco acquired Uranerz in 1998, Dr. Tan consulted to the uranium exploration industry until 2005 when he joined Forum as Chief Geologist.

About Forum Uranium

Forum Uranium Corp. is a Canadian-based energy company with a focus on the acquisition, exploration and development of uranium projects. The Company has a 100% interest in over 160,000 hectares of uranium exploration properties, a 65% operating interest in the Costigan Lake Joint Venture with partner NVI Mining (Breakwater Resources) and a 50% operating interest in the Haultain River Joint Venture with partner Hathor Exploration in the prolific Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. Forum also has a 50% operating interest in the North Thelon Joint Venture ("NTJV") with partner Superior Diamonds in over 100,000 hectares of prospective ground nearby AREVA's 130 million pound U3O8 Kiggavik uranium deposit in the Thelon Basin, Nunavut Territory. The NTJV has recently optioned property in the Kiggavik area from Tanqueray Resources Ltd.


Richard J. Mazur, P.Geo., President & CEO

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