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Teck Cominco Q1 Financial Results April 24 and Investors’ Conference Call April 25
April 06, 2006

Vancouver, B.C. - Teck Cominco Limited will release its first quarter 2006 results on Monday, April 24, 2006 after markets close. The company will hold an investor conference call to discuss the first quarter results at 11:00 AM Eastern time, 8:00 AM Pacific time, on Tuesday, April 25, 2006. Media are invited to attend on a listen-only basis.

A live audio webcast of the conference call, together with supporting presentation slides, will be available at Teck Cominco's website at www.teckcominco.com. The webcast will also be available at www.Q1234.com and www.newswire.ca. The webcast will be archived at www.teckcominco.com until July 24, 2006 (90 days).

About Teck

Teck Cominco is a diversified mining company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TEK.MV.A and TEK.SV.B. The company is a world leader in the production of zinc and metallurgical coal and is also a significant producer of copper, gold and specialty metals. Further information can be found at www.teckcominco.com.

Investor Contact

Greg Waller
Director, Financial Analysis and Investor Relations



As one of Canada’s leading mining companies, Teck is committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, zinc, and steelmaking coal, as well as investments in energy assets.