NovaCopper Inc.

NovaCopper Inc.

May 22, 2013 13:05 ET

NovaCopper Announces Election of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 22, 2013) - NovaCopper Inc. (TSX:NCQ)(NYSE MKT:NCQ) ("NovaCopper" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that the shareholders voted in favour of all items of business before the Annual Meeting of the Shareholders held in Vancouver yesterday and that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the meeting were elected as directors. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are set out below.

Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Tony S. Giardini 24,913,691 99.17% 208,370 0.83%
Thomas S. Kaplan 24,284,528 96.67% 837,533 3.33%
Terry Krepiakevich 24,750,378 98.52% 371,683 1.48%
Gregory A. Lang 24,898,247 99.11% 223,814 0.89%
Igor Levental 24,323,083 96.82% 798,978 3.18%
Kalidas V. Madhavpeddi 24,795,278 98.70% 326,783 1.30%
Gerald J. McConnell 24,147,660 96.12% 974,401 3.88%
Clynton R. Nauman 24,586,476 97.87% 535,585 2.13%
Janice Stairs 24,575,385 97.82% 546,676 2.18%
Walter Segsworth 24,901,762 99.12% 220,299 0.88%
Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse 24,899,517 99.11% 222,544 0.89%

About NovaCopper

NovaCopper Inc. is a base metals exploration company focused on exploring and developing the Ambler mining district in Alaska. It is one of the richest and most-prospective known copper-dominant districts located in one of the safest geopolitical jurisdictions in the world. It hosts world-class VMS deposits that contain copper, zinc, lead, gold and silver, and carbonate replacement deposits which have been found to host high-grade copper mineralization. Our vision is to develop the Ambler mining district into a premier North American copper producer.

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