Media Advisory - BMO Research Team to Address Media from the BMO Capital
Markets 19th Annual Global Metals & Mining Conference

- David Haughton and Tony Robson, Co-Heads, Mining Research, to host conference call for media live from BMO's Metals & Mining conference

TORONTO, March 2 /CNW/ - Join David Haughton and Tony Robson, Co-Heads of BMO Capital Markets' Metals & Mining Research Group on Wednesday, March 3, from Noon to 1:00 p.m. EST, for a wrap-up call on the 19th Annual BMO Capital Markets Metals & Mining Conference.

The three-day event held in Hollywood, Florida between, Feb. 28 and March 3, is one of the world's largest institutional investor conferences for the metals and mining sector.

Some of the topics Messrs. Haughton and Robson will discuss during the media conference call include:

    
    -   Key highlights from the Conference
    -   2010 outlook for the sector
    -   Market weighting for investors in metals and mining stocks
    -   Why a recovery in global economic growth will lead to increased
        commodity demand
    -   Why gold and other precious metals are projected to do very well over
        the next several years
    -   Outlook for iron ore, copper, aluminum, coal and uranium
    

What:

David Haughton and Tony Robson, Co-Heads, Metals & Mining Research, BMO Capital Markets, to host conference call for members of the media only

Q&A to follow the discussion

When:

The call is scheduled on the last day of the 19th Annual BMO Capital Markets Metals & Mining Conference

Wednesday, March 3, from Noon to 1:00 p.m. EST

Dial-In Information:

    
    Local:                       416-340-8527
    Toll Free in North America:  1-877-240-9772
    Toll Free International:     800-9559-6853
    

David Haughton joined BMO Capital Markets in 2007, covering precious metal stocks. He has nearly 15 years of experience researching global mining companies as a senior equity analyst for international stockbrokers, and a further seven years of experience as a financial analyst in the resources sector. Mr. Haughton co-founded and built Global Mining Research of Australia into a successful and internationally recognized business providing unique and world-class mining equity research for institutional investors. He has successfully analyzed the major Australian, North American, South African, U.K., European, Asian and Russian listed precious metal and mining companies. Mr. Haughton has been rated as a top analyst by investors and companies in Australian surveys. Mr. Haughton holds a B.App.Sc (1981) and an M.App.Sc (1986) in geology from Queensland University of Technology. He also holds an MBA from the University of Queensland (1989).

Tony Robson joined BMO Capital Markets in 2007, specializing in the large cap diversified mining sector and base metals. Mr. Robson co-founded Global Mining Research in Australia, a well-regarded research organization specializing in international metal and mining companies. He has previously worked as a senior analyst at BNP Paribas, Prudential Securities and HSBC, where he covered most sectors in base and precious metals. Mr. Robson has nearly 25 years of sell-side analyst experience and a solid record of being ranked as a top analyst by various surveys and organizations. Mr. Robson holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in geology and geophysics from the University of Sydney (1981), a M.Sc. in geology from the University of Sydney (1987), a master of mineral economics from Macquarie University (1993), and a graduate diploma in applied finance and investment analysis from the Securities Institute of Australia (1988).

About the BMO Capital Markets Metals & Mining Conference

A record 1,300 people are attending the 19th annual BMO Capital Markets Global Metals & Mining Conference.

A list of participating companies and an up-to-the-minute agenda* with presentation times for the conference are available on the web site: www.bmocm.com/conferences/metalsandmining2010

* Agenda subject to change.

Members of the media are required to register directly with BMO's Media Relations Group prior to the conference to gain access to presentations that will be webcast.

About BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider, with more than 2,200 employees operating in 14 North American offices and 27 worldwide, offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of investment and corporate banking products and services. BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$359 billion total assets and more than 36,000 employees as at October 31, 2009.

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For further information: For further information: Media Contacts: Kim Hanson, Toronto, kim.hanson@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996; Holly Holt, New York, holly.holt@bmo.com, (646) 919-8629; David Suma, Toronto, david.suma@bmo.com, (416) 359-7489; Internet: www.bmocm.com


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