BMO Capital Markets to Host 23rd Annual Global Metals & Mining Conference

BMO Capital Markets to Host 23rd Annual Global Metals & Mining Conference 
Industry leaders from 27 countries and six continents to attend one
of the largest metals and mining investor conferences in the world 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/14/14 --   BMO Capital
Markets will host its annual Global Metals & Mining Conference from
February 24 to February 26, 2014, in Hollywood, Florida. Now in its
23rd year, the conference will bring together metals and mining
industry leaders and institutional investors from around the world. 
This year, BMO Capital Markets welcomes nearly 1,000 institutional
and industry professionals and more than 200 companies representing
27 countries from six continents.  
The conference, typically viewed as an early barometer of industry
sentiment for the year to come, features presentations from some of
the world's largest mining companies. 
"This annual event provides a forum for executives and investors to
discuss the influences that are driving the industry today," said Tom
Milroy, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Capital Markets. 
Companies scheduled to present at the conference include: 

--  Agnico-Eagle Mines (AEM) 
--  Agrium (AGU) 
--  Antofagasta (ANTO) 
--  Barrick Gold (ABX) 
--  Cameco (CCO) 
--  Franco-Nevada (FNV) 
--  Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (FCX) 
--  Goldcorp (GG) 
--  Kinross Gold (KGC) 
--  Osisko Mining (OSK) 
--  Mosaic (MOS) 
--  Newmont Mining (NEM) 
--  PotashCorp (POT) 
--  Rio Tinto (RIO)

The three-day event is anchored by the BMO Capital Markets Metals &
Mining Equity Research team. With 10 dedicated metals and mining
analysts in Toronto, London, and Denver, BMO covers more than 150
companies with a combined market capitalization of about $1 trillion
- giving it one of the largest mining research teams in the world.  
"In the face of softer commodities, mining company CEOs are reworking
their mine plans to generate the net cash flows demanded by financial
markets," said Tony Robson, Co-Head Mining Research, BMO Capital
"Lacklustre commodity prices, caused mostly by slower Chinese growth
and increased production in the West, has resulted in miners - large
and small -cutting expenditures," added David Haughton, Co-Head
Mining Research, BMO Capital Markets. "At the same time, share prices
have slumped, making it harder - although not impossible - to raise
Members of the BMO Metals & Mining Equity Research Group

--  David Haughton, Co-Head Mining Research, Precious Metals Analyst 
--  Tony Robson, Co-Head Mining Research, Base Metals Analyst 
--  Meredith Bandy, Research Analyst, Coal Mining 
--  Stephen Bonnyman, Research Analyst, Base Metals 
--  Andrew Breichmanas, Research Analyst, Gold 
--  Jessica Fung, Research Analyst, Commodities 
--  John Hayes, Research Analyst, Mining Exploration 
--  Joel Jackson, Research Analyst, Fertilizers 
--  Andrew Kaip, Research Analyst, Silver and Gold 
--  Brian Quast, Research Analyst, Precious Metals 
--  Edward Sterck, Research Analyst, Uranium and Diamonds

Company presentations are being webcast on an opt-in basis. For a copy
of the agenda or for access to Webcast presentations, please register
directly with Media Relations. 
Media wishing to arrange telephone interviews should contact
Pav Jordan,
Martha McInnis,
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