DENVER, Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (NYSE: TC) (TSX: TCM) ("Thompson Creek" or the "Company") announced today that it received notification from NYSE Regulation, Inc. that it has commenced proceedings to delist the Company's common shares on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") pursuant to Section 802.01D of the Listed Company Manual due to the current price levels of the Company's common shares. Trading in the Company's common shares was suspended this morning on the NYSE.
The Company's common shares will continue to be listed and traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. In addition, the Company has been approved to have its common shares traded on the OTCQX® Best Market operated by OTC Markets Group. Trading on the OTCQX is expected to commence on January 15, 2016 under the symbol "TCPTF." OTCQX is the OTC's highest market reserved for companies that meet high financial standards, provide timely news and disclosures to investors and are sponsored by a professional third-party advisor.
While the Company has the right to appeal the NYSE determination, based upon the cost of the appeal and the likelihood of success, the Company believes that it is in the best interest of its shareholders not to contest this action and has informed the NYSE that the Company will not appeal the NYSE's determination. The NYSE notification does not affect the Company's business operations or its SEC reporting requirements, nor does it conflict with or cause an event of default under any of the instruments governing the Company's debt obligations.
About Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. is a North American mining company. The Company's principal operating property is its 100%-owned Mount Milligan mine, an open-pit copper and gold mine and concentrator in British Columbia. The Company's molybdenum assets consist of its 100%-owned Thompson Creek Mine, an open-pit molybdenum mine and concentrator in Idaho, its 75% joint venture interest in the Endako Mine, an open-pit molybdenum mine, concentrator and roaster in British Columbia, and its Langeloth Metallurgical Facility in Pennsylvania. The Company's development project is the Berg property, a copper, molybdenum, and silver exploration property located in British Columbia. The Company's principal executive office is located in Denver, Colorado. More information is available at www.thompsoncreekmetals.com.
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SOURCE Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.