Timing of Release of Boliden Limited Year-End Results

Timing of Release of Boliden Limited Year-End Results Toronto, Canada and Stockholm, Sweden (February 12, 2001) - Boliden Limited today advised that it would not be releasing its operating results for the fourth quarter of 2000 and for the year ended December 31, 2000 until March 6, 2001 at the earliest. The Company stated that it decided on a later release date than normal because it was currently working on a number of possible transactions that may affect its balance sheet and carrying value of certain assets. For further information contact: Petter Traaholt Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer Boliden Limited 3300 Bloor Street West Suite 1500, West Tower Etobicoke, Canada M8X 2X2 Telephone: (416) 216-2269 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/02/13/20010213BIT00160/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/02/13/20010213BIT00160/bit0001.pdf