TASEKO FILES PRELIMINARY BASE SHELF PROSPECTUS
September 20, 2010, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE Amex: TGB) (“Taseko”
or the “Company”), has today filed a preliminary short-form base shelf prospectus with the securities
commissions in each of the provinces of Canada, except Quebec, and a corresponding shelf registration
statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on Form F-10. Once the shelf prospectus
is cleared and the shelf registration statement becomes effective, these filings will, subject to securities regulatory
requirements, allow the Company to make offerings of common shares, warrants, subscription receipts, debt
securities, or any combination of such securities (all of the foregoing, collectively, the “Securities”) up to an
aggregate offering price of CAD$300,000,000 during the 25-month period that the final short form base shelf
prospectus, including any amendments thereto, remains effective. The Securities may be offered separately or
together, in amounts, at prices and on terms to be determined based on market conditions at the time of sale and
set forth in an accompanying shelf prospectus supplement and, subject to applicable regulations, may include ‘at-
the-market’ transactions, private placements, public offerings or strategic investments.
Russell Hallbauer, President and CEO of Taseko, commented, “Management is advancing a number of aspects
of our Prosperity Project, including basic and detailed engineering, securing long-term offtake agreements,
permitting as well as financing alternatives.
With most of the project already financed and many options available, we do not anticipate any issues to bridge
the remaining portion of the required financing. Options being pursued include Corporate and Project debt, trade
loans with smelter companies in return for long-term offtake agreements, selling a small percentage of the project
and also different equity styled alternatives.
Mr. Hallbauer continued, “The shelf prospectus tha