Ur-Energy Reports Results of Annual and Special Shareholders' Meeting

LITTLETON, Colo., May 6, 2016 /CNW/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT:URG, TSX:URE)  (the "Company" or "Ur-Energy") announces the results of the Company's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held May 5, 2016, including the election of Directors.

Each of the nominee Directors listed in the Company's management proxy circular dated March 31, 2016 was elected as a Director. The Company received proxies with regard to voting on the six Directors nominated for election, as follows:

Nominee

Vote For

%

Votes Withheld

%

Jeffrey T. Klenda

36,259,381

98.73

467,478

1.27

James M. Franklin

33,954,108

92.45

2,772,751

7.55

Paul Macdonell

33,911,803

92.34

2,815,056

7.66

W. William Boberg

35,605,016

96.95

1,121,843

3.05

Thomas Parker

33,938,613

92.41

2,788,246

7.59

Gary C. Huber

35,626,736

97.00

1,100,123

3.00

Additionally, there were 44,250,038 non-votes in the election.

The Company's independent auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were reappointed by the Shareholders and the Directors of the Company were authorized to fix the remuneration of the auditors.

The "say on pay" vote to approve executive compensation was approved with 93.83% of the votes cast voting for the non-binding advisory vote. 

The renewal of the Amended Restricted Share Unit Plan of the Company was approved by a majority of the votes represented (66.99%), after the exclusion of votes held by certain insiders and their affiliates. 

The vote to ratify the Company's Advance Notice By-Law passed with approval by 96.73% of the votes cast for the ratification and confirmation of the by-law. 

About Ur-Energy
Ur-Energy is a uranium mining company operating the Lost Creek in-situ recovery uranium facility in south-central Wyoming. The Lost Creek processing facility has a two million pounds per year nameplate design capacity. We have begun to submit applications for permits and licenses to operate at our Shirley Basin Project. Ur-Energy is engaged in uranium mining, recovery and processing activities, including the acquisition, exploration, development and operation of uranium mineral properties in the United States. Shares of Ur-Energy trade on the NYSE MKT under the symbol "URG" and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "URE." Ur-Energy's corporate office is located in Littleton, Colorado; its registered office is in Ottawa, Ontario. Ur-Energy's website is www.ur-energy.com.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT



Rich Boberg, Senior Director, IR/PR     

Jeffrey T. Klenda, Executive Director

866-981-4588           

866-981-4588

rich.boberg@ur-energy.com           

jeff.klenda@ur-energy.com

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SOURCE Ur-Energy Inc.


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