2006 News Releases

December 7, 2006: Teck Cominco Announces Nautilus Transaction
Vancouver, BC -- Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it has agreed with Nautilus Minerals Inc. to subscribe for US$25,000,000 in Nautilus common ... (Read More)

December 4, 2006: Teck Cominco Announces Completion of Tahera Transaction
Vancouver, BC -- Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it has completed its purchase of 30,000,000 common shares and 22,109,757 common share ... (Read More)

December 1, 2006: Canada's Teck Cominco to supply gold, silver and bronze for the medals at Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Vancouver, BC - Vancouver's Teck Cominco Limited will be near the heart of every athlete who earns a spot on the podium in 2010 following today's ... (Read More)

November 30, 2006: Collective Agreement Reached At Antamina
Vancouver, BC -- Teck Cominco Limited announced today that Compañía Minera Antamina S.A. and Sutracomosa, a union representing workers at the Antamina ... (Read More)

November 23, 2006: Correction to Teck Cominco Limited Dividend Announcement
Vancouver, BC -- Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it will pay a dividend of $1.00 per share on its outstanding Class A common shares and ... (Read More)

November 23, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Announces Increased Dividend
Vancouver, B.C. -- Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it will pay a dividend of $1.00 per share on its outstanding Class A common shares and ... (Read More)

November 3, 2006: Teck Cominco Appoints Derek Pannell as Director
Vancouver, BC - Dr. Norman B. Keevil, Chairman, is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek G. Pannell as a Director of Teck Cominco Limited. ... (Read More)

October 30, 2006: Teck Cominco Implements Chief Mines Inspector's Recommendations
Vancouver, BC - Teck Cominco has reviewed the report of British Columbia's Chief Mines Inspector from the accident of May 17, 2006 at the former ... (Read More)

October 30, 2006: Teck Cominco Reports Net Earnings Of $504 Million In The Third Quarter
Full Text: 3Q Report for the Three Months Ended October 31, 2006 (pdf, 128 KB) Excerpt . . . Teck Cominco Reports Net Earnings Of $504 Million ... (Read More)

October 25, 2006: Pogo Mine Update
Vancouver, BC - Teck Cominco Limited announced today that preliminary damage estimates have been completed at the Pogo mine site, following the ... (Read More)

October 20, 2006: Electrical Damage at Pogo Gold Mine
Vancouver, BC - Teck Cominco Limited announced today that the Pogo gold mine in Alaska yesterday lost electrical power at the site when systems were ... (Read More)

October 19, 2006: Teck Cominco Q3 Financial Results October 30 and Investors' Conference Call October 31
Vancouver, B.C. -- Teck Cominco Limited will release it third quarter 2006 results on Monday, October 30, 2006 after markets close. The company ... (Read More)

October 14, 2006: Highland Valley Copper Collective Agreement Ratified
Vancouver, BC - Teck Cominco Limited announced that the collective agreement with Local 7619 of the United Steelworkers at the Highland Valley Copper ... (Read More)

October 1, 2006: Tentative Agreement At Highland Valley Copper
Vancouver, BC -- Teck Cominco Limited announced today that Highland Valley Copper and Local 7619 of the United Steelworkers of America have reached a ... (Read More)

September 27, 2006: Teck Cominco Announces Receipt of Strike Notice at Highland Valley Copper
Vancouver, BC - Teck Cominco Limited announced today that Highland Valley Copper has been served strike notice by Local 7619 of the United Steel ... (Read More)

September 26, 2006: Teck Cominco Announces Revised Sales Guidance
Vancouver, BC - Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it is revising its sales guidance for the third and fourth quarters of 2006. While ... (Read More)

September 21, 2006: Teck Cominco and The Land Conservancy partnership will create and protect unique 2,200 acre Conservancy area near Trail
Trail, BC - In a move to protect a valuable ecosystem and wildlife area, Teck Cominco Metals Ltd. announced plans to transfer more than 2,200 acres ... (Read More)

August 17, 2006: Teck Cominco Announces Expiry of Inco Offer
Vancouver, August 17, 2006 - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX - TCK.A; TCK.B; NYSE - TCK) announced today that its offer to acquire all of the outstanding ... (Read More)

August 16, 2006: Teck Cominco Withdraws Equity Offering
Teck Cominco Limited (TSX - TCK.A; TCK.B; NYSE - TCK) today announced that its proposed equity offering announced yesterday will not proceed. Teck ... (Read More)

August 15, 2006: Teck Cominco Announces Equity Offering - Conditional on Acquisition of Inco
Vancouver, August 15, 2006 - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX - TCK.A; TCK.B; NYSE - TCK) today announced that it has retained a syndicate of underwriters ... (Read More)

August 15, 2006: New President and CEO of the Elk Valley Coal Partnership
Teck Cominco Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) and Fording Canadian Coal Trust (TSX: FDG.UN, NYSE: FDG) today announced that Mr. Boyd Payne ... (Read More)

August 11, 2006: Teck Cominco Responds To CVRD Bid For Inco Limited
Teck Cominco Limited (TSX - TCK.A; TCK.B; NYSE - TCK) today responded to the announcement by CVRD that it intends to make an all cash offer to acquire ... (Read More)

August 8, 2006: Teck Cominco Not In Negotiations With Inco
Teck Cominco Limited (TSX - TCK.A; TCK.B; NYSE - TCK) today announced that it is not in, and has no plans to enter into, discussions or negotiations ... (Read More)

August 7, 2006: Teck Cominco Responds To Inco Board Recommendation
Teck Cominco Limited (TSX - TCK.A; TCK.B; NYSE - TCK) has reviewed Inco's press release of today. The Company continues to believe that its offer for ... (Read More)

July 31, 2006: Teck Cominco Revises Offer For Inco C$82.50 - More Cash, Fewer Shares
Vancouver, July 31, 2006 - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX - TCK.A; TCK.B; NYSE - TCK) today announced that it has revised its cash and share offer to ... (Read More)

July 28, 2006: Teck Cominco Responds to Termination of Inco/Falconbridge Transaction
Teck Cominco Limited (TSX - TCK.A; TCK.B; NYSE - TCK) today responded to the announcement by Falconbridge that its support agreement with Inco has ... (Read More)

July 24, 2006: Teck Cominco Reports Record Net Earnings of $613 Million for the Second Quarter
Don Lindsay, President and CEO said, "We're very pleased to report record earnings of $613 million for the second quarter of 2006 and $1.1 billion for ... (Read More)

July 21, 2006: Teck Cominco Announces Extension Of Bid For Inco Limited
Teck Cominco Limited (TSX - TCK.A; TCK.B; NYSE - TCK) today announced that it has extended the expiry date of its offer to acquire all of the ... (Read More)

July 11, 2006: Teck Cominco Q2 Financial Results July 24 And Investors' Conference Call July 25
Teck Cominco Limited will release it second quarter 2006 results on Monday, July 24, 2006 after markets close. The company will hold an investor ... (Read More)

July 7, 2006: Teck Cominco Receives European Regulatory Clearance
Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it has received notice of non-opposition from the European Commission competition authority with respect to ... (Read More)

June 29, 2006: Teck Cominco Celebrates Inaugural Trading on the New York Stock Exchange June 29
Teck Cominco Limited announced today that the company's Class B subordinate voting shares have begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ... (Read More)

June 14, 2006: Teck Cominco Receives U.S. And Canadian Regulatory Clearances
Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it has received an advance ruling certificate from the Canadian Competition Bureau, and notice from the ... (Read More)

June 14, 2006: Teck Cominco To List On New York Stock Exchange June 29
Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it has been authorized to list its Class B subordinate voting shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The ... (Read More)

June 14, 2006: Teck Cominco and Fording Announce Collective Agreement Ratified At Elkview Operations
Teck Cominco Limited (TSX: TEK.A and TEK.B) and Fording Canadian Coal Trust (TSX: FDG.UN, NYSE: FDG) today received notification from Elk Valley Coal ... (Read More)

June 8, 2006: Teck Cominco and Fording Announce Tentative Agreement at Elkview Operations
Vancouver, BC -- Teck Cominco Limited (TSX:TEK.A and TEK.B.) and Fording Canadian Coal Trust (TSX: FDG.UN, NYSE: FDG) today received notification ... (Read More)

June 7, 2006: Teck Cominco Fundraiser Nets More Than a Million Dollars For B.C. Children's Hospital Foundation
Vancouver, BC -- Teck Cominco Limited and B.C.'s mining community raised $1,083,000 on June 2 for the B.C. Children's Hospital (BCCH) Foundation ... (Read More)

June 5, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Stock Symbols Change
Vancouver, BC - Effective today, Monday, June 5, 2006, Teck Cominco Limited's shares currently listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ... (Read More)

June 2, 2006: Teck Cominco and Fording Announce Receipt of Strike Notice at Elkview Operations
Vancouver, BC - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX:TEK.MV.A and TEK.SV.B.) and Fording Canadian Coal Trust (TSX: FDG.UN, NYSE: FDG) today announced that Elk ... (Read More)

June 2, 2006: Teck Cominco and EPA Reach Agreement on Lake Roosevelt
Vancouver, BC -- Teck Cominco Limited and the US Environmental Protection Agency have reached an agreement for Teck Cominco to conduct comprehensive ... (Read More)

June 1, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Completes Exchange Of Exchangeable Debentures Due 2024
Vancouver, BC - Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it has completed the exchange announced on May 16, 2006 of $112 million principal amount of ... (Read More)

May 31, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Responds To Inco Directors' Circular - Teck Cominco Offer the Only Compelling Choice for Inco Shareholders
Teck Cominco Limited responded today to the announcement by Inco Limited that Inco’s Board of Directors has recommended to Inco shareholders ... (Read More)

May 23, 2006: Teck Cominco Mails Offer To Inco Shareholders
Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it has mailed the formal offer documents for its C$17.8 billion offer to acquire all of the outstanding ... (Read More)

May 19, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Announces Reclassification Of Certain Balance Sheet Items (No impact on reported earnings or cash flows from operating activities)
Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it has changed the presentation of certain items in its annual financial statements for 2005 and interim ... (Read More)

May 19, 2006: Teck Cominco And Fording Canadian Coal Trust Announce New President And Ceo Of Elk Valley Coal Partnership
Donald R. Lindsay, President and Chief Executive Officer of Teck Cominco Limited and Michael A. Grandin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ... (Read More)

May 18, 2006: Teck Cominco extends sympathies to Sullivan reclamation site victims - Company providing its full support to Inspector of Mines as investigation continues
Teck Cominco wishes to extend its most sincere sympathies to the families of contractor Doug Erickson, paramedics Kim Weitzel and Shawn Currier, and ... (Read More)

May 18, 2006: Teck Cominco To Mail Offer Documents To Inco Shareholders On Or About May 23
Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it will mail formal offer documents in respect of its previously announced offer to purchase all of the ... (Read More)

May 17, 2006: As investigation continues, Teck Cominco sends its deepest condolences to all those impacted by Sullivan mine incident
"Today's events are heartbreaking for all of Teck Cominco's employees and for everyone in this community," said Don Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck ... (Read More)

May 17, 2006: Statement from Teck Cominco
Teck Cominco regrets to announce that a tragic incident has occurred at the site of the closed Sullivan Mine in Kimberley, British Columbia that ... (Read More)

May 16, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Announces Arrangements Regarding Exchangeable Debentures Due 2024
Teck Cominco Limited announced today that is has made arrangements for the orderly exchange of its exchangeable debentures due 2024 (the ... (Read More)

May 12, 2006: Teck Cominco Announces Appointment Of Peter Kukielski As Executive Vice President And Chief Operating Officer
Donald R. Lindsay, President and Chief Executive Officer of Teck Cominco Limited is pleased to announce that effective July 15, 2006, Peter Kukielski ... (Read More)

May 8, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Announces Moody's Ratings Review - Expectation That Baa2 Ratings Will Be Confirmed With Stable Outlook
Teck Cominco Limited announced today that, in connection with its announced takeover bid for Inco Limited, Moody's Investors Service has issued a ... (Read More)

May 8, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Announces C$78.50 Per Share Offer For Inco Limited
Inco shareholders to receive C$78.50 per share in cash or shares: C$28.00 in cash and 0.6293 of a Teck Cominco Class B share at full pro ration ... (Read More)

April 26, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Announces Dividend Increase
Vancouver, B.C. - Teck Cominco Limited today announced that it is increasing the semi-annual dividend on its outstanding Class A common and Class B ... (Read More)

April 24, 2006: Teck Cominco Reports Net Earnings Of $448 Million For The First Quarter
Don Lindsay, President and CEO said, "Compared with a year ago, the company had a strong first quarter as a result of higher metal and coal prices, ... (Read More)

April 17, 2006: Teck Cominco Appoints General Manager At Trail
Vancouver, B.C. - Mike Agg, Vice President Refining and Metal Sales, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Martin to the position of General ... (Read More)

April 6, 2006: Teck Cominco Q1 Financial Results April 24 and Investors' Conference Call April 25
Vancouver, B.C. - Teck Cominco Limited will release its first quarter 2006 results on Monday, April 24, 2006 after markets close. The company will ... (Read More)

March 30, 2006: Teck Cominco Limited Releases Annual Information Form
Vancouver, B.C. - Teck Cominco Limited today announced that it has filed its Annual Information Form in respect of the year ended December 31, 2005, ... (Read More)

February 1, 2006: Teck Cominco Reports Record Net Earnings Of $510 Million for the Fourth Quarter and $1.3 Billion for the Year
Don Lindsay, President and CEO said, "Net earnings in the fourth quarter were a record $510 million reflecting the company's earnings power in a ... (Read More)

January 11, 2006: Teck Cominco Q4 Financial Results February 1 and Investors' Conference Call February 2
Vancouver, BC - Teck Cominco will release its fourth quarter 2005 results on February 1, 2006 after markets close. The company will hold an investor ... (Read More)