Thompson Creek Announces Date Change for its First Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call/Webcast to Monday, May 9, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. ET

NYSE: TC

TSX: TCM, TCM.WT

TSX-V: TRX.WT

DENVER, May 4 /CNW/ - Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc., a growing, diversified North American mining company ("Company") (NYSE: TC and TSX:TCM), today announced that as a result of scheduling conflicts, it has changed the date of its first quarter 2011 financial results conference call for analysts and investors to Monday, May 9, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. ET.  A news release on the financial results will be issued after markets close on Friday, May 6, 2011.

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 1 (647) 427-7450 or 1 (888) 231-8191 about five minutes prior to the start of the call.

An archived recording of the conference call will be available at 1 (416) 849-0833 or 1 (800) 642-1687 (access code 56947200 followed by the number sign) from 11:30 a.m. ET on May 9 to 11:59 p.m. ET on May 16.  An archived recording of the webcast will also be available at the Company's website.

As previously announced, the Company will provide an audio webcast of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, May 6, 2011, at 12:00 p.m. ET.    Live audio webcasts of the conference call and Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be available at www.newswire.ca/en/webcast and www.thompsoncreekmetals.com.

About Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.

Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. is a growing, diversified North American mining company.  The Company produces molybdenum at its 100%-owned Thompson Creek Mine in Idaho and Langeloth Metallurgical Facility in Pennsylvania and its 75%-owned Endako Mine in northern British Columbia.  The Company is also in the process of constructing the Mt. Milligan copper-gold mine in northern British Columbia, which is expected to commence production in 2013.  The Company's development projects include the Davidson molybdenum property and the Berg copper-molybdenum-silver property, both located in northern British Columbia.  Thompson Creek has approximately 967 employees.  Its principal executive office is in Denver, Colorado and its Canadian administrative office is in Vancouver, British Columbia.  More information is available at www.thompsoncreekmetals.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.  Forward-looking statements include statements with respect to: future financial or operating performance of Thompson Creek or its subsidiaries and its projects; future inventory, production, cash costs, capital expenditures and exploration expenditures; funding sources for the Endako Mine expansion and Mt. Milligan development costs; 2011 operating goals; and 2011 molybdenum prices.

Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements.  Such factors include, among others, risks related to general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties including global economic conditions; volatility in molybdenum prices; labor cost and materials cost fluctuations; foreign currency fluctuations; energy price fluctuations; project delays; title disputes or claims; limitations of insurance coverage; changes in governmental regulation of mining operations; risks related to the volatility of Thompson Creek's share price; changes in environmental regulation; the actual results of current exploration activities; actual results of reclamation activities; conclusions of economic evaluations; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; possible variations of ore grade or recovery rates; and failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated.  Additional factors that could cause Thompson Creek's results to differ from those described in the forward-looking information can be found in the section entitled ''Risk Factors'' in Thompson Creek's Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent documents filed on EDGAR at www.sec.gov and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.  Forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this news release and Thompson Creek disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, except as required by law.  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, the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

 
   

 

SOURCE Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.

For further information:

Pamela Solly
Director Investor Relations
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.
Tel: (303) 762-3526
psolly@tcrk.com
Christine Stewart
Renmark Financial Communications Inc.
Tel: (416) 644-2020
cstewart@renmarkfinancial.com

 

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