Teck Cominco Limited

Teck Cominco Limited

October 31, 2007 11:04 ET

Teck Cominco Files Shelf Prospectus

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 31, 2007) - Teck Cominco Limited announced today that it has filed a preliminary base shelf prospectus under the Multijurisdictional Disclosure System.

When final, the base shelf prospectus will qualify for sale in the United States up to US$2.5 billion of debt securities over a period of 25 months from the date of the final prospectus, and will permit Teck Cominco to access the debt capital markets over that period as or when deemed appropriate.

A written copy of the prospectus can be obtained on request from Karen Dunfee, Corporate Secretary, Teck Cominco Limited, Suite 600 - 200 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 3L9, facsimile: (604) 687-6100.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

Teck Cominco is a diversified mining company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. 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. The company is a world leader in the production of zinc and metallurgical coal and is also a significant producer of copper, gold and specialty metals. Further information can be found at www.teckcominco.com.

Contact Information

  • Teck Cominco Limited
    Greg Waller
    Vice President, Investor Relations & Strategic Analysis
    (604) 685-3005
    Email: greg.waller@teckcominco.com