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Energy Fuels Announces Election of Directors and Results of Shareholder Meeting

DENVER, CO, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE American: UUUU; TSX: EFR) ("Energy Fuels" or the "Company"), a leading uranium producer in the U.S., announces the results of the election of directors and other matters at its annual meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held on May 30, 2018 in Lakewood, Colorado.

Meeting Results

The eight (8) nominees proposed by management for election as directors were elected by the shareholders of the Company by way of ballot as follows:

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

J. Birks Bovaird

23,419,100

98.49%

358,932

1.51%

Paul A. Carroll

14,043,817

59.06%

9,734,215

40.94%

Mark S. Chalmers

23,465,290

98.68%

312,742

1.32%

Benjamin Eshleman III

23,087,199

97.09%

690,833

2.91%

Barbara A. Filas

23,437,069

98.57%

340,963

1.43%

Bruce D. Hansen

13,779,060

57.95%

9,998,972

42.05%

Dennis L. Higgs

23,499,800

98.83%

278,232

1.17%

Robert W. Kirkwood

23,164,847

97.42%

613,185

2.58%

 

At the Meeting, the shareholders also voted to approve the following three (3) ordinary resolutions by way of ballot:

Ordinary Resolution

Votes For

% For

Votes Against

% Against

Approval of Amendment
and Extension of
Shareholder Rights Plan

 for a three-year term

22,975,787

96.63%

802,245

3.37%

Approval of 2018
Omnibus Equity

 Incentive Plan for a
further three-year term

13,120,384

55.18%

10,657,648

44.82%

Approval of Consulting
Arrangement and share
issuances thereunder

22,937,747

96.47%

840,285

3.53%

 

At the Meeting, on a show of hands, the shareholders also voted to approve the appointment of KPMG LLP as the auditors of the Company. Details of each of these matters are set out in the Management Information Circular of the Company dated April 9, 2018.  A report of voting results for each resolution presented at the Meeting prepared in accordance with National Instrument 51-102 has been filed under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Energy Fuels: Energy Fuels is a leading integrated U.S. uranium mining company, supplying U3O8 to major nuclear utilities. Its corporate offices are in Denver, Colorado, and all of its assets and employees are in the western United States. Energy Fuels holds three of America's key uranium production centers, the White Mesa Mill in Utah, the Nichols Ranch Processing Facility in Wyoming, and the Alta Mesa Project in Texas. The White Mesa Mill is the only conventional uranium mill operating in the U.S. today and has a licensed capacity of over 8 million pounds of U3O8 per year. The Nichols Ranch Processing Facility is an in-situ recovery production center with a licensed capacity of 2 million pounds of U3O8 per year. Alta Mesa is an in-situ recovery production center with a licensed capacity of 1.5 million pounds of U3O8 per year, which is currently on care and maintenance due to low uranium prices. Energy Fuels also has the largest uranium resource portfolio in the U.S. among producers, and uranium mining projects located in a number of Western U.S. states, including one producing in-situ recovery project, mines on standby, and mineral properties in various stages of permitting and development. Energy Fuels also produces vanadium as a by-product of its uranium production from certain of its mines on the Colorado Plateau, as market conditions warrant. The primary trading market for Energy Fuels' common shares is the NYSE American under the trading symbol "UUUU", and the Company's common shares are also listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "EFR". Energy Fuels' website is www.energyfuels.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain information contained in this news release, including any information relating to: the Company being a leading uranium producer in the U.S. and any other statements regarding Energy Fuels' future expectations, beliefs, goals or prospects; constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities legislation (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). All statements in this news release that are not statements of historical fact (including statements containing the words "expects", "does not expect", "plans", "anticipates", "does not anticipate", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential", "scheduled", "forecast", "budget" and similar expressions) should be considered forward-looking statements. All such forward-looking statements are subject to important risk factors and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Energy Fuels' ability to control or predict. A number of important factors could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated or implied by such forward-looking statements, including without limitation factors relating to: the Company being a leading uranium producer in the U.S.; and other risk factors as described in Energy Fuels' most recent annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly financial reports. Energy Fuels assumes no obligation to update the information in this communication, except as otherwise required by law. Additional information identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in Energy Fuels' filings with the various securities commissions which are available online at www.sec.gov and www.sedar.com. Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of providing information about the current expectations, beliefs and plans of the management of Energy Fuels relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that such statements may not be appropriate for other purposes. Readers are also cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, that speak only as of the date hereof.

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SOURCE Energy Fuels Inc.


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