August 01, 2013

Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. Reports Results Of AGM Voting And Grant Of Stock Options

Vancouver, B.C. - Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:SCZ) ("Santacruz" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of voting at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") held Monday, July 29, 2013 in Vancouver, Canada.

Shareholders voted in favour of all items put forward by the Board of Directors and management. All five (5) individuals nominated for the board of directors - Arturo Préstamo Elizondo, Francisco Ramos, Craig Angus, James Hutton and Marc Prefontaine - were elected.

Shareholders also voted in favour of:
  • appointing Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year and authorizing directors to fix their remuneration
  • ratifying and approving the Company's Advance Notice Policy
  • amending the Company's Articles to ensure the Company may make use of the "Notice and Access" method of sending meeting materials to shareholders
  • ratifying and approving the Company's stock option plan
A total of 39,913,498 common shares of the Company were voted, representing 44.3% of total shares issued and outstanding as at the record date of the AGM.

The Company also announces that it has granted 300,000 incentive stock options to an officer of the Company's subsidiary pursuant to the Company's stock option plan. The options are exercisable for a period of five (5) years at a price of Cdn$1.22 per share.

About Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.

Santacruz is a Mexican focused silver company with a producing project (Rosario); two advanced-stage projects (San Felipe and Gavilanes) and an early-stage exploration project (El Gachi). The Company is managed by a technical team of professionals with proven track records in developing, operating and discovering silver mines in Mexico. Our corporate objective is to become a mid-tier silver producer.

Arturo Préstamo Elizondo,
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

For further information please contact:

Neil MacRae
Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.
Telephone: (604) 569-1609

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