CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westwater Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWR) will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2018 financial results and recent developments on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (11:00 a.m. Mountain Time).

Dial-in Numbers:+1 (800) 319-4610 (U.S. and Canada)
 +1 (604) 638-5340 (International)
Conference ID: Westwater Resources Conference Call

Hosting the call will be Christopher M. Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of Westwater Resources, who will be joined by Jeffrey L. Vigil, Vice President-Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Jones will present an overview of the Company’s business position, discuss the Company’s recent acquisition of Alabama Graphite Corp., and provide updates on its lithium and uranium businesses.  Mr. Vigil will review the financial results.

The conference call and presentation will also be available via a live webcast through the Company’s website, www.WestwaterResources.net.  A replay of the call will be available on the Company’s website for a limited time and also by phone using the details below.

Replay Numbers: +1 (855) 669-9658 (U.S. and Canada)
 +1 (412) 317-0088 (International)
 Replay Access Code 2320

About Westwater Resources (WWR)

WWR is focused on developing energy-related materials.  The Company’s battery materials projects include lithium mineral properties in three prospective lithium brine basins in Nevada and Utah and now with the acquisition of Alabama Graphite Corp., the Coosa Graphite Project and the associated Coosa Graphite Mine located across 41,900 acres in east-central Alabama.  WWR’s uranium projects are located in Texas, New Mexico and the Republic of Turkey.  WWR remains focused on advancing the Temrezli in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium project in Central Turkey when uranium prices permit economic development of this project.  In Texas, the Company has two licensed and currently idled uranium processing facilities and approximately 11,000 acres (4,400 ha) of prospective in-situ recovery uranium projects. In New Mexico, the Company controls mineral rights encompassing approximately 188,700 acres (76,394 ha) in the prolific Grants Mineral Belt, which is one of the largest concentrations of sandstone-hosted uranium deposits in the world. Incorporated in 1977 as Uranium Resources, Inc., WWR also owns an extensive uranium information database of historic drill hole logs, assay certificates, maps and technical reports for the Western United States.

Christopher M. Jones, President and CEO Jeffrey L. Vigil, VP-Finance and CFO
303.531.0480 303.531.0481
Email: Info@WestwaterResources.net  
Website: www.WestwaterResources.net