Universal Uranium Ltd.

Universal Uranium Ltd.

August 16, 2005 09:30 ET

Universal Uranium Appoints Mahoney as Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 16, 2005) - Universal Uranium Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:UUL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kevin Mahoney to the board of directors of the Company as of August 16, 2005.

Mr. Mahoney is a senior executive with 25 years of experience, and is currently president and chief executive officer of British Columbia Railway Company. Mr. Mahoney is responsible for the oversight and management of four distinct business operations, Vancouver Wharves Ltd., BCR Properties Ltd., BCR Port Subdivision Ltd. and BCR Captive Insurance Company Ltd.

Mr. Mahoney's extensive business experience includes managing the sale of the BC Rail Ltd. division to the Canadian National Railway Company for $1 billion, the role of senior vice president of the industrial components division of Wajax Ltd., as well as vice president and general manager of Saskatchewan Power Corporation. Mr. Mahoney holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Lakehead University, in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

The Company has granted an option to Mr. Mahoney to purchase up to a total of 150,000 common shares in the capital of the Company. The options, which are subject to regulatory acceptance, are exercisable at a price of $0.52 for a five year period.

Universal Uranium Ltd. is an exploration company focused on acquiring, exploring and developing uranium properties in areas of favorable geo-political climates.

Universal Uranium Ltd.

Clive H. Massey, President

Issued Share Capital: 20,037,932

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