VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 4, 2006) - The title of the release issued earlier today has been corrected to state the first quarter results will be issued April 19, 2006.
Silver Wheaton Corp. (TSX:SLW)(AMEX:SLW) will release 2006 first quarter results on Wednesday, April 19, 2005 after market close.
A conference call will be held Thursday, April 20, 2006 at 11:00 am (EDT) to discuss these results. You may join the call by dialing toll free 1-877-888-4605 or (416) 695-6622 for calls from outside of Canada and the US.
The conference call will be recorded and you can listen to a playback of the call after the event by dialing 1-888-509-0081 or (416) 695-5275 and using the passcode: 615199. A live and archived audio webcast will be available on the website at www.silverwheaton.com.
Silver Wheaton Corp. will hold an Annual Shareholders Meeting in Room 206 of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 225 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario on Thursday, April 20, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. (EDT).
Silver Wheaton is the only public mining company with 100% of its revenue from silver production. The Company expects to have annual silver sales of 15 million ounces in 2006, increasing to 20 million ounces by 2009 and thereafter. Silver Wheaton is unhedged and well positioned for further growth.
CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the future price of silver, the estimation of mineral reserves and resources, the realization of mineral reserve estimates, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of production, reserve determination and reserve conversion rates. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Silver Wheaton to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: risks related to the integration of acquisitions, the absence of control over mining operations from which Silver Wheaton purchases silver and risks related to these mining operations, including risks related to international operations, actual results of current exploration activities, actual results of current reclamation activities, conclusions of economic evaluations, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, as well as those factors discussed in the section entitled "Description of the Business - Risk Factors" in Silver Wheaton's annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2005 incorporated by reference into Silver Wheaton's Form 40-F on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. Although Silver Wheaton has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Silver Wheaton does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Silver Wheaton Corp.
Investor Relations Manager