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Standard Uranium completes winter drill program at its Sun Dog project in Saskatchewan

Standard Uranium Ltd (TSX-V:STND, OTCQB:STTDF) announced that it has successfully completed the winter drill program at its 100% owned Sun Dog project in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin, drilling a total of 1,242.3 metres. The uranium exploration company said phase-one drilling intersected several characteristics of a uranium-bearing mineralized system. “The logistics were challenging but we managed to complete four holes in three target areas and gather excellent data which will help plan future drill programs in this region,” Standard Uranium CEO Jon Bey said in a statement. READ: Standard Uranium kicks off largest exploration project to date on Athabasca properties; starts drilling at Sun Dog “We look forward to shifting our focus to our flagship Davidson River Project and drilling our fourth program in the Southwest Athabasca Uranium (TSX-V:UAX) district starting in mid-May,” Bey added. Standard Uranium noted the inaugural winter drill program was designed to begin following up on known uranium mineralization on the project, with the aim of vectoring towards high-grade “roots” within basement rocks underlying the Athabasca sandstones. As well, the company said it successfully completed high-resolution ground gravity and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) magnetic surveys across the Skye, Haven, Johnston Bay (J-Bay), and Java target areas on the project, further refining high-priority drill target areas across the 15,770-hectare property. It added that the surveys add further geological context to the drill targets, which are locally following up on known high-grade uranium mineralization. Standard Uranium also said priority follow-up targets have been planned for an expected two-drill exploration program in winter 2023, while continuing exploration plans for the project include a detailed bedrock mapping and sampling program during the third quarter of 2022. In addition, the company reported that is now preparing to mobilize and begin the fourth drill program on its flagship Davidson River project, which is slated to begin in May 2022. The 25,886-hectare Davidson River project is situated in the southwest Athabasca Uranium (TSX-V:UAX) District of Saskatchewan and contains significant blue-sky potential to make a high-grade basement-hosted uranium discovery, Standard Uranium said. Vancouver-based Standard Uranium focuses on the identification and development of prospective exploration stage uranium projects in the Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan, Canada. Contact Sean at sean@proactiveinvestors.com