Thompson Creek to webcast annual meeting of shareholders on May 7 at 4:15 p.m. and schedules first-quarter 2009 financial results conference call/webcast for May 8 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern



    
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    TORONTO, May 1 /CNW/ - Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc., 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 p.m. 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.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 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.




For further information:

For further information: Wayne Cheveldayoff, Director of Investor
Relations, Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc., Tel.: (416) 860-1438,
wcheveldayoff@tcrk.com; Dan Symons, Renmark Financial Communications Inc.,
Tel.: (514) 939-3989, dsymons@renmarkfinancial.com

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