Lakeside Steel reports results of annual and special meeting of shareholders

WELLAND, ON, Sept. 14 /CNW/ - Lakeside Steel Inc. (TSX-V: LS) ("Lakeside" or the "Company") announced the election of the following Directors at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held today: Vic Alboini, Ron Bedard, Norm Findlay, William Grant, Wes Roitman and John Welton.

Lakeside's shareholders reappointed Grant Thornton LLP to serve as Lakeside's auditors. Shareholders also approved the adoption of the Company's Employee Share Purchase Plan and re-approved the Company's Stock Option Plan. Shareholders also approved resolutions adopting a new general by-law and issuing up to 1,200,000 common shares to Ron Bedard, Chief Operating Officer. For additional details about these resolutions, please refer to the Company's information circular prepared in connection with this meeting.

About Lakeside

Lakeside is the parent company of Lakeside Steel Corp. ("Lakeside Steel"). Lakeside Steel, located in Welland, Ontario, is a diversified steel pipe and tubing manufacturer. Lakeside Steel's list of customers includes large oil and gas, mining, automotive and commercial and industrial supply companies. In addition to supplying its products in these industries, Lakeside Steel manufactures pipe and mechanical tubing for the resale market, which is sold to distributors in Eastern Canada and the Northeastern United States. Lakeside Steel manufactures a variety of products for these industries including oil well tubing and casing, mechanical tubing, pressure tubing, automotive tubing, hollows for redraw, line pipe, heating and plumbing pipe, drill rod and specialty tubing. Lakeside Steel serves customers worldwide, either directly or indirectly, in Canada, Australia and the United States.

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For further information: For further information: Ron Bedard, President & Chief Operating Officer, Lakeside Steel Inc., (905) 735-7473 ext 7294, Fax: (905) 735-9069, e-mail:; Ken Hunter, Chief Financial Officer, Lakeside Steel Inc., (905) 735-7473 ext 7218, Fax: (905) 735-9069, e-mail:

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