Placer Dome Inc.

Placer Dome Inc.

April 11, 2005 09:01 ET

Placer Dome announces first quarter conference call and Annual Meeting webcast

VANCOUVER, April 11 - Placer Dome Inc. (NYSE, TSX, ASX: PDG) will
hold its first quarter conference call and Annual Meeting of Shareholders on
Wednesday, April 27, 2005.

Placer Dome's first quarter conference call will be held at 10:00am
Eastern time/7:00am Pacific time. An audio webcast and accompanying slide
presentation will be accessible at

Placer Dome's Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at 10:00am
Pacific time/1:00pm Eastern time in rooms 1-3 of the Vancouver Convention and
Exhibition Centre, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, B.C. A video webcast of the
meeting will also be accessible at
Archived versions of both webcasts will be available for replay shortly
following the live events.

The webcasts of the presentations may, but not necessarily will, include
forward-looking statements concerning Placer Dome's current outlook for 2005
and other areas relating to Placer Dome's business.

Placer Dome employs 13,000 people at 17 mines in seven countries. The
Vancouver-based company's shares trade on the Toronto, New York, Swiss and
Australian stock exchanges and Euronext-Paris under the symbol PDG.

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Contact Information

  • Investor Relations:
    Greg Martin
    (604) 661-3795
    Meghan Brown
    (604) 661-1577

    Media Relations:
    Gayle Stewart
    (604) 661-1911

    Toll-free within North America

    Head office:
    Suite 1600, Bentall IV,
    1055 Dunsmuir Street
    (PO Box 49330, Bentall Postal Station)
    Vancouver, B.C.
    Canada, V7X 1P1
    Tel: (604) 682-7082

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