Vancouver – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) today announced that at its annual and special meeting yesterday in Vancouver, shareholders approved a resolution to change the name of the corporation from Teck Cominco Limited to Teck Resources Limited to more accurately reflect our diversified portfolio of commodities. The name change takes effect today. In accordance with our announcement on October 1st 2008, the company will continue to be known as “Teck”.
Teck’s shares will continue to trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, metallurgical coal, zinc, gold and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK. Further information about Teck can be found at www.teck.com.