QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC–(Marketwired – Feb. 19, 2018) – Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:NMX)(OTCQX:NMKEF)(FRANKFURT:N0T) announces the detailed voting results in respect of the proposals submitted at the Corporation’s Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m (the “Meeting”).
The five nominees listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated January 17, 2018 were elected as Directors of Nemaska Lithium at the Meeting. Voting results are as follows:
Board of Directors elected
|Nominee||Votes for||% for||Votes withheld||% withheld|
|Michel Baril||85,561,418||76.74 %||25,938,809||23.26 %|
|François Biron||110,340,152||98.96 %||1,162,855||1.04 %|
|Guy Bourassa||103,795,405||93.09 %||7,707,602||6.91 %|
|Paul-Henri Couture||108,442,639||97.26 %||3,057,588||2.74 %|
|René Lessard||108,391,541||97.21 %||3,111,466||2.79 %|
Voting results at the Meeting in respect of the appointment of the external auditors and the adoption of of new by-laws of the Corporation are as follows:
Appointment of External Auditors
|Votes for||% for||Votes withheld||% withheld|
|131,782,724||99.72 %||372,698||0.28 %|
Adoption of new by-laws
|Votes for||% for||Votes against||% against|
|97,924,289||87.82 %||13,578,718||12.18 %|
Nemaska Lithium is a developing chemical company whose activities will be vertically integrated, from spodumene mining to the commercialization of high-purity lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate. These lithium salts are mainly destined for the fast-growing lithium-ion battery market, which is driven by the increasing demand for electric vehicles and energy storage worldwide. With its products and processes, Nemaska Lithium intends to facilitate access to green energy, for the benefit of humanity.
The Corporation will be operating the Whabouchi mine in Québec, Canada, one of the richest lithium spodumene deposits in the world, both in volume and grade. The spodumene concentrate produced at the Whabouchi mine will be processed at the Shawinigan plant using a unique membrane electrolysis process for which the Corporation holds several patents.
Nemaska Lithium is a member of the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index, S&P/TSX Global Mining Index, S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Index, S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Base Metals Index, and the MSCI Canada Small Cap Index. For more information, visit nemaskalithium.com or twitter.com/Nemaska_Lithium.