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Turquoise Hill Resources Announces Results of Voting for the Election of Directors

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Turquoise Hill Resources Announces Results of Voting for the Election of Directors

17:12 EDT Wednesday, May 15, 2013

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX:TRQ)(NYSE:TRQ)(NASDAQ:TRQ) today announced that the nominees set forth in the company's management proxy circular dated March 22, 2013 and the press release dated May 1, 2013 were elected as directors of Turquoise Hill Resources. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual Meeting of shareholders, which took place on May 10, 2013 in Vancouver, are set out below.

Election of Directors

According to proxies received, each of the following 11 nominees proposed by management were elected as a director of Turquoise Hill Resources until the next annual shareholder meeting, or until such person's successor is elected or appointed, with the following results:

Name of Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Virginia Flood 841,466,708 98.7% 11,371,757 1.3%
Jill Gardiner 845,270,136 99.1% 7,568,329 0.9%
R. Peter Gillin 845,013,786 99.1% 7,824,679 0.9%
Warren Goodman 848,723,605 99.5% 4,114,860 0.5%
Isabelle Hudon 845,261,084 99.1% 7,577,381 0.9%
Jean-Sébastien Jacques 842,721,876 98.8% 10,116,589 1.2%
David Klingner 844,592,715 99.0% 8,245,750 1.0%
Charles Lenegan 850,616,821 99.7% 2,221,644 0.3%
Kay Priestly 843,232,338 98.9% 9,606,127 1.1%
Russel C. Robertson 850,730,221 99.8% 2,108,244 0.2%
Jeffrey Tygesen 846,939,007 99.3% 5,899,458 0.7%

Final results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of shareholders will be filed on SEDAR.

About Turquoise Hill Resources

Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX:TRQ)(NYSE:TRQ)(NASDAQ:TRQ), formerly Ivanhoe Mines, is an international mining company focused on copper, gold and coal mines in the Asia Pacific region. The company's primary operation is its 66% interest in the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold-silver mine in southern Mongolia. Other assets include a 58% interest in Mongolian coal miner SouthGobi Resources (TSX:SGQ)(HK:1878); a 57% interest in copper-gold miner Ivanhoe Australia (TSX:IVA)(ASX:IVA); and a 50% interest in Altynalmas Gold, a private company developing the Kyzyl Gold Project in Kazakhstan, which is in the process of being sold.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Turquoise Hill Resources - Investors
Jason Combes
+1 604 648 3920
jason.combes@turquoisehill.com


Turquoise Hill Resources - Media
Tony Shaffer
+1 604 648 3934
tony.shaffer@turquoisehill.com

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