SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 24, 2011
THOMPSON CREEK METALS COMPANY INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
26 West Dry Creek Circle
Littleton, Colorado 80120
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On February 24, 2011, Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (the Company), JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (JPMorgan), as administrative agent and lender, and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), as a lender, entered into the First Amendment to Credit Agreement (the First Amendment) to amend the total amount available for borrowing under the Credit Agreement dated December 10, 2010, among the Company and the lenders named therein (the Credit Agreement). Pursuant to the First Amendment, the total amount available for borrowing by the Company under the Credit Agreement was increased from $290 million to $300 million, with the commitment obligation of JPMorgan and RBC each increasing by $5 million.
The above description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the terms of the First Amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.