First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
LSE : FQM
TSX : FM

First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

April 27, 2010 18:56 ET

First Quantum Minerals to Publish First Quarter 2010 Results on May 10, 2010

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 27, 2010) - First Quantum Minerals Ltd. ("First Quantum" or the "Company") (TSX:FM)(LSE:FQM) will publish its 2010 first quarter results on Monday, May 10, 2010 after the close of the TSX. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the results on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. The call will be hosted by First Quantum's President, Clive Newall.

Conference call and webcast details are as follows:

Date: May 11, 2010
Time: 6:00 am (PST); 9:00 am (EST); 2:00 pm (GMT)
Webcast: www.first-quantum.com
Dial in: 416-340-8018 / 866-223-7781 (North America) / 800-6578-9898 (International)
Replay: 416-695-5800 / 800-408-3053 (North America)
Replay Passcode: 7404435

The conference call replay will be available until 11:59 pm (PST) on May 18, 2010. An archived transcript of the call will also be available on First Quantum's website (www.first-quantum.com).

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

G. Clive Newall, President

Certain information contained in this news release constitutes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and forward-looking information under applicable Canadian securities legislation. Such forward-looking statements or information, including but not limited to those with respect to the prices of gold, copper, cobalt and sulphuric acid, estimated future production, estimated costs of future production, the Company's hedging policy and permitting time lines, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or information. Such factors include, among others, the actual prices of copper, gold, cobalt and sulphuric acid, the factual results of current exploration, development and mining activities, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be evaluated, as well as those factors disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario Securities Commissions, the Autorite des marches financiers in Quebec, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the London Stock Exchange.

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Contact Information

  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd. - North American Contact
    Sharon Loung
    (647) 346-3934 or Toll Free: 1-888-688-6577
    (604) 688-3818 (FAX)
    sharon.loung@fqml.com
    or
    First Quantum Minerals Ltd. - United Kingdom Contact
    Clive Newall
    President
    +44 140 327 3484
    +44 140 327 3494 (FAX)
    clive.newall@fqml.com
    www.first-quantum.com
    or
    Hogarth Partnership Ltd. - United Kingdom Contact
    Simon Hockridge
    +44 (0) 20 7357 9477