June 9, 2016 Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE MKT:AXU, TSX:AXR) announces the results of matters voted upon at its Annual General Meeting (the “Meeting”) of shareholders held earlier today.
A total of 46,141,904 votes were cast, representing 59.6% of the issued and outstanding common shares as of the record date for the Meeting. All nominated directors were elected with voting results tabulated as follows:
|Nominee||Votes For||Percentage||Votes Withheld||Percentage|
|Clynton R. Nauman||23,349,055||98.6%||341,481||1.4%|
|Michael D. Winn||22,996,455||97.1%||694,081||2.9%|
|Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse||23,013,655||97.1%||676,881||2.9%|
|Richard N. Zimmer||23,345,055||98.5%||345,481||1.5%|
Shareholders also voted 94.8% in favour of the New Equity Incentive Plan and 98.5% in favour to set the number of directors at five. In addition, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, were re-appointed as auditors with 99.0% voting support.
Alexco Resource Corp. holds the historical high grade Keno Hill Silver District located in Canada’s Yukon Territory. Employing a unique business model, Alexco also provides mine-related environmental services, remediation technologies and reclamation and mine closure services to both government and industry clients through the Alexco Environmental Group, its wholly-owned environmental services division.
Clynton R. Nauman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Clark, Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (604) 633-4888