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Silver Standard Announces Amendments to Stock Option Plan
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Silver Standard Announces Amendments to Stock Option Plan

VANCOUVER, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") announces that, subsequent to the mailing of the Company's management information circular dated March 14, 2014 in connection with its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 9, 2014 (the "Meeting"), the directors of the Company approved certain amendments to the Amended and Restated Stock Option Plan (the "Plan") to be presented to shareholders for approval at the Meeting.

The amendments made by the directors include: 

  • Reducing the maximum number of common shares to be issued upon the exercise of options to 6% of the outstanding common shares of the Company.  The previous limit was 8.5%; and

  • Article 6 "Amendment and Termination" is amended to require shareholder approval to expand the scope of eligible participants under the Plan to include non-employee directors.

The Plan, as amended by these amendments, will be presented to shareholders for approval at the Meeting. A copy of the Plan will be available at the meeting. You may request a copy of the Plan by contacting the Corporate Secretary at 604-484-8217 or toll free at 1-888-338-0046. 

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SOURCE Silver Standard Resources Inc.

For further information: W. John DeCooman, Jr., Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, Silver Standard Resources Inc., Vancouver, B.C., N.A. toll-free: +1 (888) 338-0046, All others: +1 (604) 689-3846, E-Mail:

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Silver Standard is a silver producing company based in Canada.

Silver Standard produces silver, tin and zinc in Argentina, develops gold and silver in Peru, and holds various exploration projects in Peru.

Its main asset in production is PIRQUITAS in Argentina, its main asset in development is SAN LUIS PROJECT in Peru and its main exploration properties are CANDELARIA NEVADA and BERENGUELA in Peru, VETA COLORADA, PITARILLA, PENASCO QUEMADO and SAN AGUSTIN in Mexico, SUNRISE LAKE in Canada, CHALLACOLLO in Chile and DIABLILLOS and MAVERICK SPRINGS in Argentina.

Silver Standard is listed in Canada, in Germany and in United States of America. Its market capitalisation is CA$ 1.4 billions as of today (US$ 1.1 billions, € 961.5 millions).

Its stock quote reached its lowest recent point on September 04, 1998 at CA$ 1.01, and its highest recent level on August 02, 2017 at CA$ 12.01.

Silver Standard has 119 400 000 shares outstanding.

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