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Thompson Creek Metals Company Schedules First Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call/Webcast and Annual Meeting of Shareholders Webcast on May 9, 2013

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2013) - Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. ( NYSE : TC ) ( TSX : TCM ), a growing, diversified North American mining company (the "Company" or "Thompson Creek"), has scheduled a conference call/webcast for analysts and investors to discuss its first quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET. A news release on the results will be issued after markets close on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

Kevin Loughrey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Pamela Saxton, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be available to answer questions during the call.

To participate in the call, please dial 1 (888) 395-3230. A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available at http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=92852 and www.thompsoncreekmetals.com.

Thompson Creek has also scheduled a webcast of its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. ET. To participate, please dial 1 (877) 681-3376. A live audio webcast will be available at http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=92853 and www.thompsoncreekmetals.com.

An archived recording of the first quarter 2013 financial results conference call/webcast will be available at 1 (888) 203-1112 (access code 5144866) from 11:30 a.m. ET on May 9, 2013 to 11:59 p.m. ET on May 16, 2013. An archived recording of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders webcast will be available at 1 (888) 203-1112 (access code 1466069) from 3 p.m. ET on May 9, 2013 to 11:59 p.m. ET on May 16, 2013. Archived recordings of both webcasts will also be available on the Thompson Creek website.

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 www.thompsoncreekmetals.com.