First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
LSE : FQM
TSX : FM

First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

May 07, 2008 12:00 ET

First Quantum Minerals to Publish First Quarter Results on May 13, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2008) - First Quantum Minerals Ltd. ("First Quantum" or the "Company") (TSX:FM)(LSE:FQM) will publish its first quarter, 2008 results on Tuesday, May 13, 2008. First Quantum will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the Company's first quarter results on May 14, 2008. The call will be hosted by Clive Newall, president.

Conference call details are as follows:

Date: May 14, 2008

Time: 9:00 am (PST); 12:00 pm (EST); 5:00 pm (GMT)

Webcast: www.first-quantum.com

Dial in: 416-641-6117 / 866-542-4241 (North America) / 800-6578-9898 (International)

Replay: 416-695-5800 / 800-408-3053 (North America)

Replay Passcode: 3260359

The conference call replay will be available until 9:00 pm (PST) on May 21, 2008. An archived audio webcast 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

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For further information visit our web site at www.first-quantum.com.

Certain information contained in this news release are "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.

The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
    Clive Newall
    President
    +44 140 327 3484
    +44 140 327 3494 (FAX)
    Email: clive.newall@fqml.com
    Website: www.first-quantum.com
    or
    Hogarth Partnership Ltd.
    Harriet Pask or Sarah MacLeod
    +44 (0) 20 7357 9477