TORONTO, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Denison Mines Corp. ("Denison" or the "Company") (DML: TSX, DNN: NYSE American) is pleased to report that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 20, 2019 (the "Circular") for the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held today in Toronto (the "Meeting ") were elected as directors of the Company. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are set out below.
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David D. Cates
W. Robert Dengler
Brian D. Edgar
Ron F. Hochstein
Jack O.A. Lundin
William A. Rand
Catherine J.G. Stefan
Patricia M. Volker
The Company is also pleased to report that all other items of business presented to its shareholders at the Meeting, each as more particularly described in the Circular, were approved.
The Company has provided more details on the results of all matters considered at the Meeting in its Report of Voting Results filed under its profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and EDGAR at www.sec.gov/edgar.
Denison is a uranium exploration and development company with interests focused in the Athabasca Basin region of northern Saskatchewan, Canada. In addition to its 90% owned Wheeler River project, which ranks as the largest undeveloped high-grade uranium project in the infrastructure rich eastern portion of the Athabasca Basin region, Denison's Athabasca Basin exploration portfolio consists of numerous projects covering approximately 320,000 hectares. Denison's interests in the Athabasca Basin also include a 22.5% ownership interest in the McClean Lake joint venture ("MLJV"), which includes several uranium deposits and the McClean Lake uranium mill, which is currently processing ore from the Cigar Lake mine under a toll milling agreement, plus a 25.17% interest in the Midwest and Midwest A deposits, and a 65.92% interest in the J Zone and Huskie deposits on the Waterbury Lake property. Each of Midwest, Midwest A, J Zone and Huskie are located within 20 kilometres of the McClean Lake mill.
Denison is also engaged in mine decommissioning and environmental services through its Denison Environmental Services division and is the manager of Uranium Participation Corp., a publicly traded company which invests in uranium oxide and uranium hexafluoride.
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In particular, this news release contains forward-looking information pertaining to the following: the benefits to be derived from corporate transactions; expectations regarding Denison's joint venture ownership interests and the continuity of its agreements with its partners; and expectations regarding the terms and continuity of, and revenues from, the UPC management contract.
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Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. Any forward-looking information and the assumptions made with respect thereto speaks only as of the date of this news release. Denison does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking information after the date of this news release to conform such information to actual results or to changes in Denison's expectations except as otherwise required by applicable legislation.
SOURCE Denison Mines Corp.
David Cates, (416) 979-1991 ext. 362, President and Chief Executive Officer; Sophia Shane, (604) 689-7842, Investor Relations, Follow Denison on Twitter @DenisonMinesCo