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Nevsun Announces Voting Results

Jul 16 2013 12:00AM



VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/13 -- Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX: NSU)(NYSE MKT: NSU) (the "Company" or "Nevsun") announces that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of Nevsun. A total of 80.47% of outstanding shares were voted.

Election of Directors

The five nominees for director listed in Nevsun's management proxy circular were elected as set out in the following table:

----------------------------------------------------Director Vote For % Votes For----------------------------------------------------R. Stuart Angus 120,897,956 80.60----------------------------------------------------Clifford T. Davis 149,661,412 99.77----------------------------------------------------Robert J. Gayton 129,707,579 86.47----------------------------------------------------Gary E. German 149,245,471 99.49----------------------------------------------------Gerard E. Munera 149,242,876 99.49----------------------------------------------------

Advance Notice Policy

The Advance Notice Policy of the Company, included as Schedule "C" in Nevsun's management proxy circular was adopted by a 99.78% majority of the votes cast.

About Nevsun Resources Ltd.

Nevsun Resources Ltd. is a Vancouver-based mining company with an operating mine in Eritrea. Nevsun's 60%-owned Bisha Mine commenced commercial production in February 2011 and ranks as one of the highest grade open pit copper mines in the world.


Cliff T. Davis, President & Chief Executive Officer

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Source: Marketwire

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