Shares Listed: Toronto Stock Exchange - Ticker Symbol - ARZ
NYSE Amex: - Ticker Symbol - AZK
U.S. Registration: (File 001-31893)
VANCOUVER, May 14 /CNW/ - Aurizon Mines Ltd. (TSX:ARZ; AMEX: AZK) is pleased to report that all of the resolutions that shareholders were asked to consider at the Annual General Meeting held in Vancouver, B.C. on May 13, 2010, were approved, including the amendments to the Company's existing stock option plan, the adoption of an Amended and Restated Stock Option Plan (7% Rolling) (the "Amended and Restated Plan") and the approval of the unallocated entitlements thereunder, by a majority of votes cast at the Meeting.
Pursuant to the Company's Amended and Restated Plan, the Company has granted incentive stock options to purchase up to 270,000 common shares at a price of $5.55 per share, vesting over a three year period.
Aurizon is a gold producer with a growth strategy focused on developing its existing projects in the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, one of the world's most favourable mining jurisdictions and prolific gold and base metal regions, and by increasing its asset base through accretive transactions. Aurizon shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ARZ" and on the NYSE Amex under the symbol "AZK". Additional information on Aurizon and its properties is available on Aurizon's website at http://www.aurizon.com.
SOURCE AURIZON MINES LTD.
For further information: For further information: AURIZON MINES LTD, David P. Hall, President and C.E.O., Ian S. Walton, Executive Vice President and C.F.O., Telephone: (604) 687-6600, Toll Free: 1-800-411-GOLD (4653), Fax: (604) 687-3932, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: www.aurizon.com or Renmark Financial Communications Inc., 2080 Rene-Levesque Blvd. West, Montreal, QC, H3H 1R6, Barry Mire: email@example.com, Maurice Dagenais: firstname.lastname@example.org; Media: Lynn Butler: email@example.com, Tel: (514) 939-3989, Fax: (514) 939-3717