Teck Cominco Limited

Teck Cominco Limited

November 30, 2006 12:45 ET

Collective Agreement Reached at Antamina

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 30, 2006) - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX:TCK.A)(TSX:TCK.B)(NYSE:TCK) announced today that Companma Minera Antamina S.A. and Sutracomosa, a union representing workers at the Antamina mine, finalized a collective bargaining agreement on November 29th. The effective date of the agreement is July 24th, 2006 for a 3 year term, expiring July 24th, 2009.

Teck Cominco is a diversified mining company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and on 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, indium and other specialty metals. Further information can be found at www.teckcominco.com.

Contact Information

  • Teck Cominco Limited
    Greg Waller
    Vice President, Investor Relations and Strategic Analysis
    (604) 687-1117
    Website: www.teckcominco.com