TECK COMINCO has initiated a small shareholder selling program so that shareholders who own 99 or fewer Class A common and/or Class B subordinate voting shares of Teck Cominco as of January 7, 2003, can sell their shares without paying any brokerage commission. Sales will be executed through the facilities of The Toronto Stock Exchange. The voluntary program begins on January 8, 2003 and will expire on April 7, 2003, unless extended.
Teck Cominco has retained GEORGESON SHAREHOLDER COMMUNICATIONS of Toronto to manage the program and to handle share transactions. Questions should be directed to Georgeson at 866-388-5769 (English) or 866-463-6316 (franais).