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Vertex Resource Group Ltd. Provides Notice of Change To 2020 AGM Date

Sherwood Park, Alberta, June 3, 2020 (TSXV:VTX) – Vertex Resource Group Ltd. (“Vertex” or the “Company”) announces that the date for the Company’s Annual and Special Shareholders Meeting has been changed from June 10, 2020 to June 23, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. MDT. The meeting will be held by teleconference with access information provided in the Amended Notice of Annual and Special Shareholders Meeting filed on Sedar.

The deadline for submission of proxies to TSX Trust has been extended to Friday, June 19, 2020 9:00 a.m. MDT. Proxies submitted to date (which have not been validly revoked in the manner described in the Management Information Circular) remain valid and will be voted by the appointed proxyholder. Votes submitted to date also remain valid. The change in date is necessitated by delays in the completion of required documents due to inefficiencies resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

ABOUT VERTEX

Since 1962, Vertex has been a leading North American provider of environmental services. Headquartered in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Vertex employs a staff of approximately 525 employees and lease operators that provide services to help clients achieve their developmental and operational goals. From initial site selection, consultation and regulatory approval, through construction, operation and maintenance, to conclusion and environmental cleanup, Vertex provides a wide array of services to customers operating in industries such as energy, mining, utilities, private development, public infrastructure, construction, telecommunications, forestry, agriculture and government.

Vertex principally operates in western Canada and in select locations in Ontario and the United States.

For further information please contact:

Terry Stephenson, CEO, or Imran Ally, CFO at 780-464-3295

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

Certain statements contained in this news release may constitute “forward-looking information”. When used in this document or by any of the Company’s management, the words “may”, “would”, “will”, “intend”, “plan”, “propose”, “anticipate” and “believe” are intended to identify forward-looking information. Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward- looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward- looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks, including those related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the potentially negative effects thereof on the Company’s workforce, its supply chain or demand for its services. Additional risk factors facing the Company are described in its most recent interim filings for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2019, which have been electronically filed under the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements, other than as required by applicable law.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

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