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May192017

Ur-Energy Reports Results of Annual and Special Shareholders’ Meeting

Ur-Energy Reports Results of Annual and Special Shareholders’ Meeting

Littleton, Colorado (PR Newswire – May 19, 2017) Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT:URG, TSX:URE)  (the “Company” or “Ur-Energy”) announces the results of the Company’s Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held May 18, 2017, including the election of Directors.

Each of the nominee Directors listed in the Company's management proxy circular dated April 13, 2017 was elected as a Director. The Company received proxies with regard to voting on the six Directors nominated for election, as follows:

Nominee

Vote For

%

Votes Withheld

%

Jeffrey T. Klenda

45,967,692

99.53%

218,900

0.47%

James M. Franklin

41,184,798

89.17%

5,001,794

10.83%

Paul Macdonell

41,113,863

89.02%

5,072,729

10.98%

W. William Boberg

42,601,967

92.24%

3,584,625

7.76%

Thomas Parker

41,229,928

89.27%

4,956,664

10.73%

Gary C. Huber

42,383,774

91.77%

3,802,818

8.23%

 

Additionally, there were 45,907,361 non-votes in the election.

The Company’s independent auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were reappointed by the Shareholders and the Directors of the Company were authorized to fix the remuneration of the auditors.

The “say on pay” vote to approve executive compensation was approved with 90.16% of the votes cast voting for the non-binding advisory vote. 

The renewal of the Ur-Energy Inc. Stock Option Plan was approved by a majority of the votes represented (79.17%), after the exclusion of votes held by certain insiders and their affiliates. 

 

About Ur-Energy

Ur‐Energy is a uranium mining company operating the Lost Creek insitu recovery uranium facility in Wyoming. We have produced, packaged and shipped more than two million pounds from Lost Creek since the commencement of operations. Applications are under review by various agencies to incorporate our LC East project area into the Lost Creek permits, and we have begun to submit applications for permits and licenses to construct and operate at our Shirley Basin Project. Ur‐Energy is engaged in uranium mining, recovery and processing activities, including the acquisition, exploration, development and operation of uranium mineral properties in the United States. Shares of Ur‐Energy trade on the NYSE MKT under the symbol “URG” and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “URE.” Ur‐Energy’s corporate office is located in Littleton, Colorado; its registered office is in Ottawa, Ontario. Ur‐Energy’s website is www.ur‐energy.com.

 

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT 

Jeffrey Klenda, Chair & CEO

866-981-4588    

Jeff.Klenda@ur-energy.com

 

Cautionary Note Regarding ForwardLooking Information

This release may contain “forward‐looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws regarding events or conditions that may occur in the future (e.g., timing and ability to obtain all necessary permits for future construction plans and operations; ability to meet production targets and maintain steady-state operations) and are based on current expectations that, while considered reasonable by management at this time, inherently involve a number of significant business, economic and competitive risks, uncertainties and contingencies. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward‐looking statements include, but are not limited to, capital and other costs varying significantly from estimates; failure to establish estimated resources and reserves; the grade and recovery of ore which is mined varying from estimates; production rates, methods and amounts varying from estimates; delays in obtaining or failures to obtain required governmental, environmental or other project approvals; inflation; changes in exchange rates; fluctuations in commodity prices; delays in development and other factors described in the public filings made by the Company at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward‐looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained herein are based on the beliefs, expectations and opinions of management as of the date hereof and Ur‐Energy disclaims any intent or obligation to update them or revise them to reflect any change in circumstances or in management’s beliefs, expectations or opinions that occur in the future.