Agnico-Eagle provides notice of release of first quarter 2008 results;
Sets date for opening ceremony at new Goldex Mine
(All amounts expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted)
TORONTO, April 2, 2008 - Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (TSX / NYSE: AEM) ("Agnico" or the "Company") today announced that it will release its first quarter 2008 results on Thursday, May 8, 2008, after normal trading hours. Additionally, the Company will host its Annual and Special General Meeting ("AGM") the next day in Toronto.
The AGM will begin on Friday, May 9, 2008 at 11:00am (EST). The meeting will be held at Le Meridien King Edward Hotel, Sovereign Ballroom located at 37 King Street East, Toronto, Canada. During the meeting we will provide an overview of our first quarter operating and financial results along with an update on our growth projects. For those unable to attend in person, there are several alternatives listed below.
A live audio webcast of the meeting will be available on the Company's website homepage at www.agnico-eagle.com.
For those preferring to listen by telephone, please dial 416-644-3417 or Toll Free 1-800-732-9307. To ensure your participation, please call approximately five minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call.
Please dial the toll-free access number 1-877-289-8525, passcode 21259717 followed by the number sign. The conference call will be replayed from Friday, May 9, 2008 at 1:30 PM (E.S.T.) to Friday, May 16, 2008 11:59 PM (E.S.T.). The webcast along with presentation slides will be archived for 180 days on the website.
Goldex Mine Opening Ceremony
Agnico-Eagle would like to invite institutional investors, analysts, equity sales and trading, media and bankers for a tour of our new Goldex mine in Quebec on June 19, 2008.
Transportation will be organized for the tour, departing from Toronto, based on demand. More details will be distributed to all attendees who register.
Please register your interest with Hazel Winchester via email email@example.com or call 416-847-3717.
Agnico-Eagle is a long established Canadian gold producer with operations, exploration and development activities in Canada, Finland, Mexico and the United States. Agnico-Eagle's LaRonde Mine is Canada's largest gold deposit in terms of reserves. The Company has full exposure to higher gold prices consistent with its policy of no forward gold sales. It has paid a cash dividend for 26 consecutive years.
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