PBX Shareholders Approve OZ Minerals Agreement
VANCOUVER, B.C.� International PBX Ventures Ltd. (�PBX� or the "Company") (TSX.V:PBX) is pleased to announce the results of its Special General Meeting (the �Meeting�) of the shareholders held on August 3, 2012 where PBX shareholders voted on a resolution approving the Company�s definitive Joint Venture Option Agreement (the "Agreement") with OZ Exploration Chile Limitada, a wholly owned subsidiary of OZ Minerals Limited (ASX:OZL) of Melbourne, Australia ("OZ Minerals"), on PBX's Copaquire copper molybdenum property (�Copaquire�) in northern Chile. The terms of the Agreement allow OZ Exploration Chile Limitada to earn a 90% interest in Copaquire by making cash payments of $90 million.
56,471,798 shares were voted representing approximately 40.8% issued and outstanding Common Shares with 95.7% (54,082,648) voting in favour of the resolution and 4.3% (2,389,150) voting against.
�I am very pleased with the overwhelming shareholder approval of the OZ Minerals agreement. PBX shareholders recognize the tremendous added value that a strong partner and experienced mine builder will add to the Copaquire project,� said George Sookochoff, CEO. �We now look forward to working with OZ Minerals in further advancing the Copaquire copper molybdenum project with its potential to become a significant operating mine in Chile.�
The Agreement remains subject to regulatory approval.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF
INTERNATIONAL PBX VENTURES LTD.
George Sookochoff, CEO
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We seek safe harbour.