ATEX Announces AGM Results and Appointment of Additional Director

May 03, 2024 5:52 PM EDT | Source: ATEX Resources Inc.

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - May 3, 2024) - ATEX Resources Inc. (TSXV: ATX) ("ATEX" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of its Annual General and Special Meeting (the "Meeting") of its shareholders held online on Friday, May 3, 2024. All of the motions set out in ATEX's Notice of Annual General and Special Meeting and Management Information Circular dated March 26, 2024 were overwhelmingly approved by ATEX shareholders at the Meeting as further described below. In addition, the Company is pleased to announce that following the Meeting, Ben Pullinger, who began his tenure as Chief Executive Officer and President on May 1, 2024, was appointed to the board of directors.

The detailed voting results of the Meeting are as follows:

  • a total of 111,984,729 votes were cast by holders of ATEX common shares (the "Shares"), representing 56.75% of the total outstanding Shares;

  • 110,480,877 Shares, representing 100% of the votes cast, were voted in favour of setting the number of directors at five;

  • between 102,865,514 Shares and 106,250,514 Shares, representing between 96.80% and 99.99% of the votes cast, were voted in favour of the election of directors for the ensuing year as follows: Craig Nelsen – 99.99%; Raymond Jannas – 99.99%; Robert Suttie – 99.99%; Alejandra Wood – 96.80%; and Jamile Cruz – 99.99%;

  • 111,974,729 Shares, representing 99.99% of the votes cast, were voted in favour of appointing McGovern Hurley LLP, Chartered Accountants, as the Company's auditor for the ensuing year and to authorize the directors to fix their remuneration;

  • 102,730,104 Shares, representing 96.68% of the votes cast, were voted in favour of passing an ordinary resolution approving and ratifying the Company's amended stock option plan for the ensuing year; and

  • 102,733,146 Shares, representing 96.68% of the votes cast, were voted in favour of passing an ordinary resolution approving and ratifying the Company's amended restricted share unit plan for the ensuing year.

About ATEX

ATEX is exploring the Valeriano Copper Gold Project which is located within the emerging copper gold porphyry mineral belt linking the prolific El Indio High-Sulphidation Belt to the south with the Maricunga Gold Porphyry Belt to the north. This emerging belt, informally referred to as the Link Belt, hosts several copper gold porphyry deposits at various stages of development including, Filo del Sol (Filo Mining), Josemaria (Lundin Mining), Los Helados (NGEX Minerals/JX Nippon), La Fortuna (Teck Resources/Newmont) and El Encierro (Antofagasta/Barrick Gold).

Valeriano hosts a large copper gold porphyry resource: 1.41 billion tonnes at 0.67% CuEq (0.50% Cu, 0.20 g/t Au, 0.96 g/t Ag and 63.80 g/t Mo), which includes a higher-grade core totaling 200 million tonnes at 0.84% CuEq (0.62% Cu, 0.29 g/t Au 1.25 g/t Ag and 55.7 g/t Mo), reported in September 20231.

For further information, please contact:
Ben Pullinger
President & CEO

Aman Atwal,
Vice President of Business Development and Investor Relations

or visit ATEX's website at


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Such forward-looking statements include, among others: plans for the evaluation of exploration properties including the Valeriano Copper Gold Project; the success of evaluation plans; the success of exploration activities especially to the significant expansion of the high-grade corridor; mine development prospects; potential for future metals production; changes in economic parameters and assumptions; all aspects related to the timing and extent of exploration activities including the Phase IV drill program contemplated in this press release; timing of receipt of exploration results; the interpretation and actual results of current exploration activities and mineralization; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; the results of regulatory and permitting processes; future metals price; possible variations in grade or recovery rates; failure of equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; the results of economic and technical studies; delays in obtaining governmental and local approvals or financing or in the completion of exploration; timing of assay results; as well as those factors disclosed in ATEX's publicly filed documents.

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1 Please see NI 43-101 technical report titled "Independent Technical Report for the Valeriano Copper-Gold Project, Atacama Region, Chile" by Joled Nur, CCCRRM-Chile, and David Hopper, CGeol, with an effective date of September 1, 2023, available at and for additional details on the 2023 Mineral Resource Estimate for the Valeriano project.

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