Westwater Resources appoints Karli Anderson to its Board of Directors

– USA, CO – Westwater Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWR), an energy materials development company, announced today that Karli Anderson was appointed to the Board of Directors effective September 26, 2018.

Terence J. Cryan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Westwater Resources commented, “We are thrilled to be adding Karli to our Board. Her insights and guidance will be invaluable; she brings a wealth of experience in the mining industry, as well as her advocacy towards greater corporate governance within the investment community, which will be critical assets to WWR.”

“I’m delighted to be a part of Westwater’s Board at such an exciting time for the Company,” stated Mrs. Anderson. “With the recently completed acquisition of Alabama Graphite, this is an excellent opportunity for me to add value to the Company, as it develops its domestic, made-in-the-USA battery-graphite business, while leveraging its lithium and uranium properties.”

About Karli Anderson

Karli Anderson, 45, most recently served as Vice President Investor Relations for Royal Gold, Inc (NASDAQ: RGLD), a precious metals stream and royalty company engaged in the acquisition and management of precious metal streams, royalties, and similar production-based interests with over 190 properties on six continents. Previously, Karli was a Senior Director of Investor Relations for Newmont Mining Corporation, one of the world’s largest gold producers. Karli also serves on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Mining Coalition.

Mrs. Anderson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in telecommunications from Ohio University, a Masters of Business Administration (finance) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is in the process of completing her Master’s Degree in Professional Accounting from Colorado State University.

About Westwater Resources

WWR is focused on developing energy-related materials.  The Company’s battery materials projects include the Coosa Graphite Project and the associated Coosa Graphite Mine located across 41,900 acres in east-central Alabama.  In addition, the Company maintains lithium mineral properties in three prospective lithium brine basins in Nevada and Utah.  WWR’s uranium projects are located in Texas and New Mexico.  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.

For more information, visit www.westwaterresources.net.

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