Near Surface Uranium Mineralization Discovered Close To Uracan's Double S Resource, Quebec



    
              TJ, Middle Zones Expanded At North Shore Property

    Trading Symbol: (TSX - V): URC

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    -   Additional wide zones of uranium mineralization discovered at Middle
        Zone (up to 72 m), located 1.5 km southwest of Double S inferred
        resource of 19.96 million pounds of U(3)O(8) over a 1.4 km strike
        length.

    -   Additional zones of up to 23.8 m of U(3)O(8) mineralization
        discovered at TJ Zone in series of stacked mineralized zones, 3 km
        northwest of main Double S zone

    -   Ongoing drilling continues to expand areas of near surface
        mineralization
    

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - Uracan Resources Ltd. (the "Company") is
pleased to announce that additional drilling at the TJ Zone and Middle Zone
discoveries continues to identify significant widths of near surface uranium
mineralization contained within multiple stacked zones. Ongoing drilling is
intended to expand these zones further during the 2008 program. The TJ and
Middle Zones occur within the main Double S trend.
    The combined drill defined strike length of the three zones is now 3.9 km
and remains open along strike in both directions. Management hopes to connect
these zones with ongoing drilling during the remainder of the 2008 program.
    The TJ Zone is three kilometers northwest of the Double S Zone, which
hosts an NI 43-101 compliant inferred resource of 19.96 million pounds of
uranium, and 1.4 kilometers northwest of the Middle Zone. Once all final assay
results from the TJ Zone and Middle Zone have been received, Uracan plans to
complete a revised resource estimate for the combined areas of mineralization.
Please refer to the Uracan Resources Ltd. website www.uracan.ca for maps and
drill holes outlining the locations of the various mineralized zones.
    Mineralization in the Middle zone and TJ zone of the North Shore Property
continues to occur in multiple stacked mineralized zones hosted by granites
and pegmatites, with drilled widths and grades of up to 72.25 meters of 0.012%
U(3)O(8).
    A total of 6,132 meters of drilling in 32 diamond drill holes has been
completed to date during the summer 2008 drilling campaign. Overall in 2008, a
total of 18,324 meters in 91 drill holes has been completed. Further results
for additional holes of the summer 2008 drilling are pending from the assay
laboratory.

    
    Middle Zone
    -----------
    
    Drilling activity completed on the Middle Zone, during the summer
program, included 2,532 meters in 12 new diamond drill holes and one drill
hole (MZ-08-12) was extended to define mineralization in that hole. To date,
33 drill holes and 7,071.5 meters have been drilled this year on the Middle
zone. Results from the 21 drill holes completed during the winter 2008 program
were previously released.
    Multiple mineralized zones were encountered in the summer drilling
program, with up to 72.25 meters grading 0.012% U(3)O(8) encountered in
MZ-08-23, 70.3 meters grading 0.013% U(3)O(8) encountered in MZ-08-31, and
60.8 meters of 0.013% U(3)O(8) in MZ-08-27. Numerous discrete mineralized
zones within each drill hole continue to be encountered in the Middle zone.
    Detailed surface mapping and diamond drilling is continuing in this area
to better define the nature and extent of mineralization.

    
    TJ Zone
    -------
    
    A total of 3,600 meters of diamond drilling in 19 holes has been
completed on the TJ zone since the start of the summer drill program. This
drilling is ongoing on the TJ zone, and to date, 26 drill holes and
5,000 meters have been drilled on the TJ zone. Results for the additional
drill holes on TJ are pending.
    Multiple mineralized zones were encountered in the summer drilling
program, with up to 23.8 meters grading 0.010% U(3)O(8) encountered in
TJ-08-09 and 16.5 meters of 0.012% U(3)O(8) in TJ-08-12. Similar to the Middle
zone, numerous discrete mineralized zones within each drill hole continue to
occur at the TJ zone.
    Detailed surface mapping and diamond drilling is continuing in this area
to better define the nature and extent of mineralization.

    
    Drill Results Summary
    ---------------------
    
    Selected drill results from the 2008 summer drill program are outlined
below. A table with the full drill results and drill hole locations will be
available shortly on the website at www.uracan.ca under PROJECTS - North
Shore:

    
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    Area          Drill Hole  From (m)  To (m)  Length (m)  U ppm  U(3)O(8) %
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-22    126.85   136.7     9.85       108       0.013
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-22       155   171.6     16.6       118       0.014
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-23     59.55   76.05     16.5       121       0.014
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-23    133.15   205.4    72.25       103       0.012
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-24     34.85    40.1     5.25       126       0.015
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-25     131.8  139.95     8.15       170       0.020
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-26        98     110       12       140       0.016
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-27     125.6   186.4     60.8       110       0.013
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-28     122.4  140.65    18.25        91       0.011
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-28    150.35  168.35       18        96       0.011
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-29     79.15   88.15        9       149       0.018
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-31      25.9    42.4     16.5       111       0.013
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-31      71.6   141.9     70.3       113       0.013
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-32    147.75  156.75        9       674       0.079
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Middle Zone    MZ-08-33      52.4    59.9      7.5       194       0.023
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    TJ Zone        TJ-08-09        24    47.8     23.8      87.5       0.010
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    TJ Zone        TJ-08-10       4.2      17     12.8      83.2       0.010
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    TJ Zone        TJ-08-11      19.2   33.55    14.35      88.1       0.010
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    TJ Zone        TJ-08-11        59    71.4     12.4      86.9       0.010
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    TJ Zone        TJ-08-12       1.2    17.7     16.5     103.0       0.012
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    TJ Zone        TJ-08-12       190     200       10     102.7       0.012
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    2008 Summer Exploration Program
    -------------------------------
    

    The summer 2008 exploration program is proceeding with expected
completion by late October. Diamond drilling is ongoing on a number of targets
on the Turgeon Lake Intrusive Complex (TLIC), and reconnaissance mapping and
sampling of numerous airborne radiometric anomalies are underway on other
areas of the property which have received little or no previous exploration to
outline additional drill targets. Assay results for the exploration program
are pending.

    
    QA/QC
    -----
    
    Samples were shipped by company personnel in sealed containers to ALS
Chemex Laboratories of Val D'Or, Quebec for analysis. ALS Chemex is the
laboratory facility used for all assays from the North Shore Property program.
Samples are weighed and catalogued before sample preparation. A QA/QC program
was implemented as part of the sampling procedure for the drill program. Field
duplicates and field blanks were inserted into the sample stream with at least
one blank and one duplicate inserted per group of 40 samples sent to the
laboratory.

    Uracan Resources Ltd. is a publicly-listed uranium exploration company,
exploring for shallow, bulk tonnage style of uranium mineralization in Canada.
Uracan is led by a team of proven exploration and mine entrepreneurs and
mine-builders. The information in this news release has been prepared and
reviewed by Marc Simpson, P. Geo., the Company's Qualified Person under
National Instrument 43-101 standards.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. The foregoing
information may contain forward-looking statements relating to the future
performance of Uracan Resources Ltd. Forward-looking statements, specifically
those concerning future performance, are subject to certain risks and
uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. These risks and
uncertainties are detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the
appropriate securities commissions





For further information:

For further information: Gregg J. Sedun, Chief Executive Officer, (604)
682-5580; Marc Simpson, Exploration Manager, (604) 682-5580; Keith Schaefer,
Vanguard Shareholder Solutions, (604) 608-0824

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