TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2012) - Macusani Yellowcake Inc. (TSX VENTURE:YEL)(FRANKFURT:QG1) ("Macusani" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its Peruvian subsidiary, Global Gold S.A.C., has been awarded the "CONACO International Award for the Best Company of the Year."
The "Best Company of the Year" Award is given to outstanding companies or entrepreneurs with operations and activities in Peru and generally throughout South America. Winners are selected through a competitive process based on a number of criteria, including business leadership, management systems, quality products and services, innovation, creativity, social support and responsibility and national and international recognition. Macusani Yellowcake's subsidiary was the recipient in its sector of the Award for Peru.
"We are extremely honoured that our efforts to advance our uranium projects and build a world-class mining company in Peru are being recognized both in Peru and internationally," said Dr. Laurence Stefan, President and CEO of Macusani Yellowcake. "The Company is very proud of this award and I would like to congratulate our employees on this great accomplishment."
This award recognizes the importance of uranium exploration and development in the mining industry of Peru. The award ceremony provided an opportunity for direct interaction by company representatives with policy makers, entrepreneurs, traders and investors.
A number of government officials attended the award ceremony including Ms. Cecilia Chacón de Vettori, Congresswoman of Peru, who was the President of the Commission of Energy and Mines of Peru during 2011 and is a current member of the same committee.
Congresswoman Chacón de Vettori recently organized a similar ceremony at the Peruvian Congress where she awarded the company an honorary degree in recognition of the outstanding business performance and valuable contribution to national development.
The Evaluation Committee consisted of:
- The World Confederation of Private Businesses ("CONMIEP") and
- The National Retail Federation ("CONACO")
The National Retail Federation was established on October 29, 1945 and together with the World Confederation of Private Businesses, comprises business institutions, enterprises and entrepreneurs from different countries in Latin America.
With 67 years of institutional life, CONACO (Confederación Nacional de Comerciantes or National Retail Federation) is a leading business organization, which promotes global development and growth at both the national and international level, and whose mission is to reflect the public act of managerial achievement in commercial, industrial and research activities.
About Macusani Yellowcake Inc.
Macusani Yellowcake Inc. is a Canadian uranium exploration and development company focused on the exploration of its properties on the Macusani Plateau in south-eastern Peru. The Company owns a 99.5% interest in concessions which cover over 90,000 hectares (900 km2) and are situated near significant infrastructure. Macusani Yellowcake is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol 'YEL' and the Frankfurt Exchange under the symbol 'QG1'. The Company has 159,473,613 shares outstanding. For more information please visit www.macyel.com.
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