TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2013) - Metallum Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MRV) (the "Company") announces the results from its 2013 annual and special meeting of shareholders held on August 27, 2013 (the "Meeting"). Items on the agenda at the Meeting included the election of the board of directors, the appointment of MNP LLP as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year, approving a resolution confirming and ratifying a new By-Law of the Company, and approving the Company's new rolling stock option plan.
At the Meeting, two new directors, Wade K. Dawe and James (Jim) Megann, were elected. Mr. Dawe and Mr. Megann join existing directors Kevin Bullock and Carl B. Hansen on the board of directors, who were re-elected at the Meeting. Donald Rowsell did not stand for re-election at the Meeting. On behalf of the shareholders, the Company would like to thank Mr. Rowsell for his service as a director for many years.
At the Meeting, in addition to appointing MNP LLP as auditors and confirming and ratifying the new By-Law of the Company (which By-Law also contains advance notice provisions for the election of directors in certain circumstances), shareholders approved the new 10% rolling stock option plan (the "Plan"), which replaces the Company's former fixed option plan. As at August 26, 2013, the Company had 70,945,009 common shares issued and outstanding, which means a total of 7,094,500 common shares are reserved for issuance under the Plan, being 10% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. The Plan remains subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Metallum Resources Inc.
Metallum has an option to earn a 70% interest in the M-18 gold property in Argentina. It has 70,945,009 common shares outstanding and approximately $7,000,000 in cash, with no debt.
Further details may be obtained from the Company's website www.metallumresourcesinc.com.
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This press release presents "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation that involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the future price of gold and other minerals and metals, the estimation of mineral reserves and resources, the realization of mineral reserve estimates, the capital expenditures, costs and timing of the resources, the realization of mineral reserve estimates, the capital expenditures, costs and timing of the development of new deposits, success of exploration activities, permitting time lines, currency exchange rate fluctuations, requirements for additional capital, government regulation of mining operations, environmental risks, unanticipated reclamation expenses, title disputes or claims and limitations on insurance coverage.
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