Berkeley energised as it targets first uranium output in 2018

Berkeley Energia (BKY:AIM) commenced construction of its has $100m Salamanca project located in Western Spain and is aiming to be a clean energy supplier from the heart of the European Union (EU). Production will commence in 2018 and once in full production the mine will be one of the world’s top ten producers of uranium.

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Berkeley Energia company profile reproduced with permission from SHARES Spotlight March 2017 issue

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