Uranium One Submits Permit Application for Moore Ranch Project in Wyoming

    Trading Symbols: UUU - Toronto Stock Exchange, JSE Limited (Johannesburg
    stock exchange)

    TORONTO, ON and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Oct. 5 /CNW/ - Uranium One
Inc. ("Uranium One") is pleased to announce that it has submitted an
application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ("NRC") in the United States
to construct and operate an in situ uranium recovery facility at the Moore
Ranch Project located in Campbell County, Wyoming. This is the first
application for a new uranium recovery facility to be submitted to the NRC
since 1988.
    The application was submitted on October 3, 2007 by Uranium One's wholly
owned subsidiary, Energy Metals Corporation. Members of the NRC staff are
currently reviewing the application to determine whether it contains
sufficient information to begin detailed environmental and safety reviews.
    The Moore Ranch Project hosts a NI 43-101 compliant measured resource
base of 2.95 million tons grading 0.1% containing 5.8 million pounds U3O8.
Resource delineation drilling, baseline environmental studies, as well as
hydrologic testing efforts are ongoing at the site.
    In August 2007, Uranium One announced that it had entered into an
agreement with Power Resources Inc. ("PRI"), the U.S. subsidiary of Cameco
Corporation, whereby PRI will process uranium bearing ion exchange resins from
Uranium One's owned and operated in situ recovery projects in Wyoming. Initial
production is expected to be sourced from the Moore Ranch Project for
processing at PRI's facilities in Wyoming or Nebraska.
    Neal Froneman, President and CEO of Uranium One commented:
    "The submission of our application for an ISR facility at the Moore Ranch
Project to the NRC - the first in almost two decades - is a landmark event in
the rapidly evolving renaissance of the United States uranium mining industry.
 We look forward to becoming a leading uranium producer in the world's largest
nuclear power generating market."

    About Uranium One

    Uranium One Inc. is a Canadian-based uranium producing company with a
primary listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the
JSE Limited (the Johannesburg stock exchange). The Corporation owns 70% of the
operating Akdala Uranium Mine in Kazakhstan and is also developing the South
Inkai and Kharasan Uranium Projects in Kazakhstan. Uranium One owns the
Dominion Uranium Project in South Africa, as well as the Honeymoon Uranium
Project in South Australia. In the United States, Uranium One has extensive
property holdings in Wyoming, Texas, Utah and New Mexico, including the
Shootaring Canyon Mill and the Hobson ISR facility. Uranium One is also
engaged in uranium exploration activities in the United States, the Athabasca
Basin of Saskatchewan, South Africa, Australia and the Kyrgyz Republic.

    Cautionary Statement

    No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority
    has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

    Forward-looking statements: This press release contains certain
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include but are not
limited to those with respect to the price of uranium and gold, the estimation
of mineral resources and reserves, the realization of mineral reserve
estimates, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of
production, capital expenditures, costs and timing of the development of new
deposits, success of exploration activities, permitting time lines, currency
fluctuations, requirements for additional capital, government regulation of
mining operations, environmental risks, unanticipated reclamation expenses,
title disputes or claims and limitations on insurance coverage and the timing
and possible outcome of pending litigation. In certain cases, forward-looking
statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects" or
"does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates",
"forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes"
or variations of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events
or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be
achieved. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results,
performance or achievements of Uranium One to be materially different from any
future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the
forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among
others, the actual results of current exploration activities, conclusions of
economic evaluations, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be
refined, possible variations in grade and ore densities or recovery rates,
failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated, accidents,
labour disputes or other risks of the mining industry, delays in obtaining
government approvals or financing or in completion of development or
construction activities, risks relating to the integration of acquisitions, to
international operations, to prices of uranium and gold as well as those
factors referred to in the section entitled "Risk factors" in Uranium One's
Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2006 and in the Annual
Information Form of Energy Metals Corporation for the year ended June 30,
2006, both of which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, and which should
be reviewed in conjunction with this document. Although Uranium One has
attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions,
events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking
statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results
not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance
that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results
and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such
statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on
forward-looking statements. Uranium One expressly disclaims any intention or
obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise, except in accordance
with applicable securities laws.

    This press release uses the term "measured" resource as defined in
accordance with National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for
Mineral Projects. Readers are cautioned not to assume that all or any part of
the mineral deposits in the "measured" category will ever be converted into
reserves. Mineral resources are not mineral reserves and do not have
demonstrated economic viability.

    Scientific and technical information contained herein has been reviewed
on behalf of the Corporation by Mr. M.H.G. Heyns, Pr.Sci.Nat. (SACNASP),
MSAIMM, MGSSA, Senior Vice President Technical Services of the Corporation, a
qualified person for the purposes of NI 43-101.

    For further information about Uranium One, please visit www.uranium1.com

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For further information:

For further information: Neal Froneman, Chief Executive Officer, Tel: +
27 11 482 3605; Chris Sattler, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Tel:
(416) 350-3657

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