TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - EPM Mining Ventures Inc. (TSXV: EPK)
(OTCQX: EPMMF) ("EPM" or the "Company") today announced that it has
granted an aggregate of 550,000 options to officers and employees of
the Company, and 2,086,811 options to non-management directors of the
Company. All options are exercisable over a period of five years at a
price of $0.40 per common share, which reflects the closing price of
EPM on January 3, 2013. One-third of such stock options shall vest on
the first anniversary of the date of grant, one-third shall vest on the
second anniversary of the date of grant, and one-third shall vest on
the third anniversary of the date of grant.
The options are granted pursuant to the Company's stock option plan,
which was approved by shareholders at a special meeting of shareholders
held on May 23, 2012, and accepted by the TSX Venture Exchange.
About EPM Mining Ventures
EPM, through its wholly owned subsidiary Peak Minerals Inc., controls
directly or through agreement, mineral leases on more than 124,000
acres on the Sevier Dry Lake property in Millard County, Utah. EPM is
targeting the future development and production of Sulfate of Potash
(SOP), a premium priced fertilizer used with special crops and soil
types, through a cost-effective solar evaporation methodology.
For more information on the Company, please visit our web site at www.epmmining.com.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE: EPM Mining Ventures Inc.
For further information:
Chief Executive Officer
(416) 815-0700 ext. 267