TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Roxgold Inc. ("Roxgold" or "the Company") (TSX.V: ROG) is pleased to announce that it has granted incentive stock options to a recently hired employee to purchase up to an aggregate of 100,000 common shares, exercisable on or before October 2, 2019 at a strike price of $0.76.
The Company has also issued a total of 947,368 Deferred Stock Units ("DSUs") to non-executive directors as an annual award as outlined in the DSU Plan adopted in October 2012.
Roxgold is a gold exploration and development company with its key asset, the high grade, 100% owned Yaramoko Gold Project located in the Houndé greenstone region of Burkina Faso, West Africa. The Company is currently advancing Yaramoko's 55 Zone through permitting and, subject to making a positive construction decision, expects to commence development in Q4 2014. Roxgold trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ROG.
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SOURCE: Roxgold Inc.
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