Thompson Creek Metals Company Announces Adjournment of Annual Meeting to May 29, 2013 With Respect to Equity Proposals

Thompson Creek Metals Company Announces Adjournment of Annual Meeting to May 
29, 2013 With Respect to Equity Proposals 
DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/13 --  Thompson Creek Metals
Company Inc. (NYSE: TC) (TSX: TCM) ("Thompson Creek" or the
"Company") announced that at its 2013 Annual and Special Meeting of
Shareholders held earlier today, its shareholders voted to approve
the re-election of the Company's Board of Directors, to appoint the
Company's independent registered public accounting firm and to
approve the compensation of the Company's named executive officers on
an advisory basis. The meeting was then adjourned with respect to the
proposals to approve the Company's amended and restated long-term
incentive plan and amended and restated employee stock purchase plan.
The meeting will reconvene on May 29, 2013, allowing shareholders
additional time to vote on such proposals.  
The rules of the New York Stock Exchange require the affirmative vote
of the holders of a majority of all shares of the Company's common
stock outstanding to approve the Company's amended and restated
equity plans, which is a higher voting standard than was required to
approve the Company's other proposals. In addition, brokers do not
have discretionary authority to vote on the equity plans and must
receive voting instructions from beneficial owners of shares held in
street name in order for the shares to be voted on the equity plans.
Less than half of the Company's outstanding shares of common stock
have been voted on the equity plan proposals. A significant
percentage of the votes cast on each of these proposals were voted in
favor of such proposals.  
"The equity plan proposals are very important to the Company because
they enable us to attract, retain and reward high caliber employees
and directors and to align the interests of employees and directors
with those of our shareholders," stated Kevin Loughrey, the Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer of Thompson Creek. "We are encouraged by
the favorable support that we have received to date from our
shareholders who have voted on the equity plan proposals. Given the
higher voting standards and the non-routine nature of the proposals,
though, we want to make sure that all shareholders have sufficient
time to vote their preferences. We encourage shareholders who have
not yet executed a proxy to do so. This will help save us further
solicitation costs on the proposals and ensure that they are
During the period of the adjournment, Thompson Creek will continue to
solicit proxies from its shareholders with respect to the proposed
amended and restated equity plans. Shareholders who have not already
done so are encouraged to vote on the proposals. Shareholders who
have already voted need not take any action on the proposals,
although they may change their votes for the equity plan proposals by
executing a new proxy, revoking a previously given proxy or attending
the adjourned meeting and voting in person, as set forth in the
Company's proxy statement.  
The meeting adjournment will be until 10:00 a.m., Mountain Time, on
Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at the Company's offices at 26 West Dry
Creek Circle, Littleton, CO 80120.  
Thompson Creek's proxy materials were filed on and on March 27, 2013 and were mailed to shareholders on or
about March 27, 2013. Shareholders are urged to read such proxy
If you have not yet voted or wish to change your vote on the second
and third proposals found in the Company's proxy statement, the
Company urges you to vote pursuant to the instructions provided in
your voting instruction form or proxy card. You may also contact
Morrow & Co. at (800) 267-0201 if you need assistance with voting. 
As noted above, at the meeting today, the Company's shareholders
re-elected Denis C. Arsenault, Carol T. Banducci, James L. Freer,
James P. Geyer, Timothy J. Haddon, Kevin Loughrey and Thomas J.
O'Neil to the Board of Directors, each of whom will serve until the
2014 annual meeting, or until his or her successor is duly elected
and qualified. In addition, the Company's shareholders appointed KPMG
LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm
from its engagement through the 2014 annual meeting, and authorized
the Company's Board of Directors to fix its remuneration. The
Company's shareholders also approved, on an advisory basis, the
compensation of the Company's named executive officers. Detailed
results of the vote for the election of directors are set out below. 

       Nominee         Votes For     % For    Votes Withheld    % Withheld  
Denis C. Arsenault    49,021,228    73.33%      17,843,900        26.67%    
Carol T. Banducci     63,400,860    94.82%       3,464,268         5.18%    
James L. Freer        65,279,159    97.63%       1,585,969         2.37%    
James P. Geyer        65,309,112    97.67%       1,556,016         2.33%    
Timothy J. Haddon     64,853,401    96.60%       2,279,419         3.40%    
Kevin Loughrey        64,528,486    96.51%       2,334,334         3.49%    
Thomas J. O'Neil      65,116,444    97.38%       1,748,684         2.62%    

About Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.
 Thompson Creek Metals
Company Inc. is a growing, diversified North American mining company.
The Company's principal operating properties are its 100%-owned
Thompson Creek Mine, an open-pit molybdenum mine and concentrator in
Idaho, a 75% joint venture interest in the Endako Mine, an open-pit
molybdenum mine, concentrator and roaster in British Columbia, and
the Langeloth Metallurgical Facility in Pennsylvania. The Company is
also in the process of constructing the Mt. Milligan Mine in British
Columbia. Mt. Milligan is designed to be a conventional truck-shovel
open-pit copper-gold mine. Mt. Milligan is expected to commence
production in 2013. The Company's development projects include the
Berg property, a copper, molybdenum, and silver exploration property
located in British Columbia, the Davidson property, an underground
molybdenum exploration property located in British Columbia, and the
Maze Lake property, a joint venture gold exploration project located
in the Kivalliq District of Nunavut, Canada. The Company's principal
executive office is located in Denver, Colorado. More information is
available at  
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements  
This news release contains ''forward-looking statements'' within the
meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and applicable Canadian
securities legislation. These forward-looking statements generally
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"anticipate," "estimate," "intend," "future," "plan," "may,"
"should," "will," "would," "will be," "will continue," "will likely
result," and similar expressions.  
Where we express an expectation or belief as to future events or
results, such expectation or belief is expressed in good faith and
believed to have a reasonable basis. However, our forward-looking
statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are
subject to risks and uncertainties which may cause actual results to
differ materially from future results expressed, projected or implied
by those forward-looking statements. Important factors that could
cause actual results and events to differ from those described in
such forward-looking statements include construction delays at the
Company's Mt. Milligan project and the other risks described in the
section entitled "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K,
Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other documents filed on EDGAR at and on SEDAR at Although we have attempted
to identify those material factors that could cause actual results or
events to differ from those described in such forward-looking
statements, there may be other factors, currently unknown to us or
deemed immaterial at the present time, that could cause results or
events to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Many
of these factors are beyond our ability to control or predict. Given
these uncertainties, the reader is cautioned not to place undue
reliance on our forward-looking statements. We undertake no
obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or
For more information, please contact: 
Pamela Solly
Director, Investor Relations and
Corporate Responsibility
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.
Tel: (303) 762-3526  
Christine Stewart
Renmark Financial Communications Inc.
Tel: (416) 644-2020 
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