NYSE: TC TSX: TCM TSX-V: TRX.WT DENVER, CO, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (the "Company" or "Thompson Creek") today announced the pricing of an offering of $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 12.50% Senior Notes due 2019 ("Senior Notes"). The Senior Notes offering is expected to close, subject to customary closing conditions, on May 11, 2012. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the Senior Notes offering, together with the net proceeds from a concurrent offering of tMEDS, cash from operations and funds from prior financing arrangements, to complete construction of its Mt. Milligan copper-gold mine. Neither the offering of the Senior Notes nor the concurrent offering of tMEDS is contingent upon completion of the other offering, and each offering is being conducted as a separate public offering. The Senior Notes due 2019 will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company. The Senior Notes are not convertible into equity of Thompson Creek. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. served as book-running managers of the Senior Notes offering. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the Senior Notes may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at 1-212-834-4533 or by mail to Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attention: Post-Sale Fulfillment; Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. at 1-800-503-4611 or by emailing to email@example.com or by mail to Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Department, Harborside Financial Center, 100 Plaza One, Jersey City, NJ 07311; and RBC Capital Markets, at 1-877-280-1299 or by emailing to CM-USA-PROSPECTUS@rbc.com or by mail to RBC Capital Markets, Attention: High Yield Capital Markets, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10281. About Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. is a growing, diversified North American mining company. The Company produces molybdenum at its 100%-owned Thompson Creek Mine in Idaho and Langeloth Metallurgical Facility in Pennsylvania and its 75%-owned Endako Mine in northern British Columbia. Thompson Creek has approximately 1,100 employees. Its principal executive office is in Denver, Colorado and its Canadian administrative office is in Vancouver, British Columbia. 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 and applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements include statements with respect to: the actual or anticipated timing or amount of securities offerings, the terms of the securities offered, future financial or operating performance of Thompson Creek or its subsidiaries and its projects; future inventory, production, sales, cash costs, capital expenditures and exploration expenditures; future earnings and operating results; expected concentrate grades, and recovery; statements as to the projected development of Mt. Milligan and other projects, including expected production commencement dates; Mt. Milligan development costs; 2012 operating goals; and 2012 molybdenum prices.