SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of June 2009
Commission File Number 001-33783
THOMPSON CREEK METALS COMPANY INC.
401 Bay Street, Suite 2010
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: June 5, 2009
THOMPSON CREEK METALS COMPANY INC.
/s/ Lorna D. MacGillivray
Lorna D. MacGillivray
Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated June 5, 2009
401 Bay Street, Suite 2010,
P.O. Box 118
Canada M5H 2Y4
TSX: TCM, TCM.WT
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THOMPSON CREEK ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (the Company), one of the worlds largest publicly traded, pure molybdenum producers, today announced that in conjunction with the closing of the Companys Vancouver office, Ken Collison, Chief Operating Officer, has chosen not to relocate to Denver and will be resigning from his position with the Company later this year following the appointment of a successor.
I would like to express my appreciation to Ken for his contributions to the operation of Thompson Creek Metals Company and for his continuing assistance as we look for his successor, said Kevin Loughrey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Ken has agreed to continue with the Company for a transition period after a new Chief Operating Officer is appointed and he may subsequently stay on longer in a consulting role to help with certain projects.
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 750 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 Creeks 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 Creeks 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 more information, please contact:
Director of Investor Relations
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.
Toll free: 1-800-827-0992
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