VANCOUVER, June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Alexco Resource Corp. ("Alexco") (NYSE American: 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 63,867,058 votes were cast, representing 58.8% 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:
Clynton R. Nauman
Michael D. Winn
Richard N. Zimmer
Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse
Shareholders also voted 78.6% in favour of the New Option Plan, 81.7% in favour of the New RSU Plan, 81.4% in favour of the New DSU Plan, and 99.0% in favour to set the number of directors at seven. In addition, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, were re-appointed as auditors with 98.7% voting support.
Alexco owns the majority of the historic high-grade Keno Hill Silver District in Canada's Yukon Territory. Alexco also operates a wholly-owned subsidiary business, Alexco Environmental Group, that provides mine-related environmental services, remediation technologies and reclamation and mine closure services to both government and industry clients in North America and elsewhere.
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SOURCE Alexco Resource Corp.