Expert Uranium Metallurgist Joins Blue Sky Uranium Team as it Advances Amarillo Grande Uranium-Vanadium Project, Argentina

Date: May 10, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blue Sky Uranium Corp. (TSX-V:BSK) (FSE:MAL2) (OTC:BKUCF) (“Blue Sky” or the “Company”) is pleased to report it has engaged Chuck Edwards P.Eng. as a technical advisor to assist the Company in planning and managing beneficiation (upgrading) and metallurgical studies and process design for the Ivana Uranium-Vanadium deposit and the Amarillo Grande project.  The Ivana deposit is the cornerstone of the Company’s 100% owned, district-scale Amarillo Grande Uranium-Vanadium Project in Rio Negro Province, Argentina.  On April 18th2018 the Company filed the NI 43-101 first resource estimate technical report for the project (Thorson et al., filed on SEDAR) and is proceeding to complete a preliminary economic assessment by the end of the year.

Chuck Edwards P.Eng. has been a Professional Engineer for 51 years, with experience in Research and Development, operations, government service, consulting and engineering management.  He is now Principal with Extractive Metallurgy Consulting in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Chuck specializes in uranium processing for both alkaline and acid leach plants. He was involved in the engineering design of all the current uranium facilities in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin, and has worked on uranium projects on five continents.  He has additional experience in gold, silver, nickel, copper, potash, oil sands and other projects in Canada and overseas. Recently Chuck was a Process Engineering Advisor at the Saskatchewan Research Council.  He was Director of Metallurgy at Amec Foster Wheeler from 2008-2017, Principal Metallurgist at Cameco Corporation from 1994-2008, Regional Coordinator for Mineral Development Agreements for Energy, Mines and Resources Canada from 1992-1994, Senior Metallurgist/Process Engineer with Kilborn Western Ltd. 1987-1992, Chief Metallurgist at Eldor Mines, Rabbit Lake 1986-1987 among other positions.

Chuck has been a Technical Consultant to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria since 1999 and served as President of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) in 2011-2012.  Chuck was awarded the AIME gold medal for Extractive Metallurgy Technology in 1987, the CMP Best Presentation Award in 1997 and 2007, CMP Mineral Processor of the Year in 2001, CIM Distinguished Lecturer in 2003, CIM Fellowship in 2004, CIM Life Member in 2011, and CIM Distinguished Service Medal in 2013.

We are thrilled to have someone of Chuck Edwards’ caliber join the Blue Sky team and apply his vast experience and specialized skills to advancing the metallurgical and engineering aspects of the Amarillo Grande project and Ivana uranium-vanadium deposit,” stated Nikolaos Cacos, Blue Sky President & CEO.

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