THOMPSON CREEK TO WEBCAST ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS ON MAY 7 AT 4:15 PM AND SCHEDULES FIRST-QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST FOR MAY 8 AT 8:30 A.M. EASTERN
May 1, 2009 Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (TSX : TCM - NYSE : TC), one of the world�s largest publicly traded, pure molybdenum producers, will provide an audio webcast of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 4:15 pm. The webcast will be available and archived at www.thompsoncreekmetals.com and www.newswire.ca.
Thompson Creek has scheduled a conference call for analysts and investors to discuss its first-quarter 2009 financial results on Friday, May 8, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern). A news release on the results will be issued after markets close on May 7.
Kevin Loughrey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Pamela Saxton, Chief Financial Officer, will be available to answer questions during the call.
To participate in the call, please dial 416-644-3421 or 1-800-595-8550 about five minutes prior to the start of the call.
A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available at www.newswire.ca and www.thompsoncreekmetals.com.
An archived recording of the call will be available at 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525 (Passcode 21303485 followed by the number sign) from 10:30 a.m. on May 8 to 11:59 p.m. on May 15. An archived recording of the webcast will also be available at Thompson Creek�s website.
About Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. is one of the largest publicly traded, pure molybdenum producers in the world. The Company owns the Thompson Creek open-pit molybdenum mine and mill in Idaho, a metallurgical roasting facility in Langeloth, Pennsylvania and a 75% share of the Endako open-pit mine, mill and roasting facility in northern British Columbia. Thompson Creek has two high-grade underground molybdenum deposits, the Davidson Deposit near Smithers, B.C., and the Mount Emmons Deposit near Crested Butte, Colorado. The Company is continuing to pursue permitting of the Davidson Project and is evaluating the Mount Emmons Deposit. The Company has approximately 800 employees. Its principal executive office is in Denver, Colorado, and it has other executive offices in Toronto, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia. More information is available at www.th ompsoncreekmetals.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains �forward-looking information� within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities legislation which may include, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the timing and amount of estimated future production. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as �plans�, �expects�, �is expected�, �budget�, �scheduled�, �estimates�, �forecasts�, �intends�, �anticipates�, or �believes� or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results �may�, �could�, �would�, �might� or �will� be taken, occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Thompson Creek and/or its subsidiaries to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such factors include those factors discussed in the section entitled �Risk Factors� in Thompson Creek�s current annual information form which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and is incorporated in its Annual Report on Form 40-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission which is available at www.sec.gov. Although Thompson Creek has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this news release and Thompson Creek does not undertake to update any such forward-looking statements, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
Readers should refer to Thompson Creek�s current annual information form which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and is incorporated in its Annual Report on Form 40-F filed with the SEC which is available at www.sec.gov and subsequent continuous disclosure documents available at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov for further information on mineral reserves and mineral resources, which is subject to the qualifications and notes set forth therein.
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