PolyMet Reports a Year of Significant Progress at Shareholders' Meeting

PolyMet Reports a Year of Significant Progress at Shareholders' Meeting 
FOR: PolyMet Mining Corp. 
JULY 9, 2014 
PolyMet Reports a Year of Significant Progress at Shareholders' Meeting 
ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA--(Marketwired - July 9, 2014) - PolyMet Mining Corp.
("PolyMet" or the "Company") (TSX:POM)(NYSE MKT:PLM) - is
pleased to report 63.82 % of the eligible shares were represented at its Annual
General and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held on
July 9, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia and all motions put at the meeting
were passed. 
Chairman Ian Forrest thanked shareholders for their continued support. Key
milestones in the past year include publication of the supplemental draft
Environmental Impact Statement, completion of a lengthy public review of the
draft EIS and a strong rating by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 
Jon Cherry, President and CEO told shareholders the project has made
significant progress during the past year. "The environmental review
process is nearing completion, with permitting set to follow shortly after the
Record of Decision on the final EIS," he said. 
The number of directors of the Company was set at eight. Frank Sims did not
stand for re-election and was replaced by Matthew Daley. All other directors
were re-elected. A table of election results is set out below. 
"We are grateful for the committed guidance Mr. Sims provided the board
for the last several years," Forrest said. "He has seen us through
some difficult challenges and tremendous progress. 
"The addition of Mr. Daley to the board brings strong technical,
construction and operational experience that will be important as we implement
the NorthMet Project," Forrest continued. 
Daley, a professional mining engineer, started his career with Mount Isa Mines
in Australia, then held increasingly senior management positions with Xstrata
plc in Australia, Asia and South America before moving to Canada with Glencore
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was re-appointed as auditors of the Company and the
board is authorized to fix the remuneration to be paid to the auditors. 
The following persons were elected as Directors of the Company to hold office
until the next annual general meeting: 
Director                     Votes For     % For   Votes Against   % Against
Jonathan Cherry            105,179,148     98.13               0           0
Matthew Daley              105,204,923     98.16               0           0
Dr. David Dreisinger       106,513,777     99.38               0           0
W. Ian L. Forrest          105,172,656     98.13               0           0
Alan R. Hodnik             102,954,937     96.06               0           0
William Murray             105,209,048     98.16               0           0
Stephen Rowland            105,195,662     98.15               0           0
Michael M. Sill            105,192,159     98.15               0           0
About PolyMet 
PolyMet Mining Corp. (www.polymetmining.com) is a publicly-traded mine
development company that owns 100 percent of Poly Met Mining, Inc., a Minnesota
corporation that controls 100 percent of the NorthMet copper-nickel-precious
metals ore body through a long-term lease and owns 100 percent of the Erie
Plant, a large processing facility located approximately six miles from the ore
body in the established mining district of the Mesabi Range in northeastern
Minnesota. Poly Met Mining, Inc. has completed its Definitive Feasibility Study
and is seeking environmental and operating permits to enable it to commence
production. The NorthMet project is expected to require approximately two
million hours of construction labor, creating approximately 360 long-term jobs,
a level of activity that will have a significant multiplier effect in the local
Jon Cherry, CEO 
This news release contains certain forward-looking statements concerning
anticipated developments in PolyMet's operations in the future.
Forward-looking statements are frequently, but not always, identified by words
such as "expects," "anticipates," "believes,"
"intends," "estimates," "potential,"
"possible," "projects," "plans," and similar
expressions, or statements that events, conditions or results "will,"
"may," "could," or "should" occur or be achieved
or their negatives or other comparable words. These forward-looking statements
may include statements regarding the ability to receive environmental and
operating permits, job creation, or other statements that are not a statement
of fact. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and
therefore involve inherent known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual
results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements due
to risks facing PolyMet or due to actual facts differing from the assumptions
underlying its predictions. 
PolyMet's forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs,
expectations and opinions of management on the date the statements are made,
and PolyMet does not assume any obligation to update forward-looking statements
if circumstances or management's beliefs, expectations and opinions should
Specific reference is made to PolyMet's most recent Annual Report on Form
20-F for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2014 and in our other filings with
Canadian securities authorities and the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission, including our Report on Form 6-K providing information with respect
to our operations for the three months ended April 30, 2014 for a discussion of
some of the risk factors and other considerations underlying forward-looking
The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or
accuracy of this release.  
Bruce Richardson
Corporate Communications
Tel: +1 (651) 389-4111
Investor Relations
Jenny Knudson
Investor Relations
Tel: +1 (651) 389-4110
INDUSTRY:  Manufacturing and Production - Mining and Metals 
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