Teck Cominco Limited
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Teck Cominco Limited

October 14, 2006 15:00 ET

Highland Valley Copper Collective Agreement Ratified

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 14, 2006) - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX:TCK.A)(TSX:TCK.B)(NYSE:TCK) announced that the collective agreement with Local 7619 of the United Steelworkers at the Highland Valley Copper mine in south-central British Columbia has been ratified by the members. The five-year agreement covers the period from October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2011.

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
    Director, Financial Analysis and Investor Relations
    (604) 687-1117
    Website: www.teckcominco.com

    OR

    Teck Cominco Limited
    Trevor Phelps
    Superintendent, Safety and Public Affairs, Highland Valley Copper
    (250) 523-2443