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2009-09-29 13:44:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) ("Western" or "Company"), announced today at its Annual and Special Meeting ("Meeting") of shareholders that it is planning to expand production to 10 million tonnes of coal per year by 2013. John Byrne, Chairman of Western Coal said at the Meeting, "The opportunities and returns are tremendous. The projects include: - Expanding Brule to 2 million tonnes per year, -...

2009-09-28 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) ("Western" or "Company"), announces that it will be hosting its Annual and Special Meeting ("Meeting") of shareholders on September 29, 2009 at 10:00am (Vancouver) at the Metropolitan Hotel, Vancouver, BC. The Meeting will be webcasted on the Company's website at www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2802580 with presentation materials available at...

2009-08-27 23:41:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) ("Western" or "Company"), which owns a 45% interest in Xtract Energy Plc ("Xtract") (AIM: XTR), is pleased to announce an update on Xtract's oil and gas interests in Turkey. Xtract has a 34% interest in Turkish joint venture Extrem Energy A.S. ("Extrem"). Extrem has now completed analysis on oil production test data from Sarikiz-2, together with other well, seismic and geochemical...

2009-08-14 07:58:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp. (TSX: WTN, WTN.DB WTN.WT and AIM: WTN) ("Western" or the "Company") announces its operating results for the three month period ended June 30, 2009. Despite the backdrop of the global economic recession where demand for metallurgical coal has fallen, the Company generated over $17 million of cash from operations during the first fiscal quarter 2010 through improved productivity and lower cash costs. The Company earned...

2009-08-13 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) ("Western" or "Company") announces that its previously scheduled earnings release date and conference call has been rescheduled. The Company expects to release its fiscal Q1-2010 financial and operating results on August 14, 2010 and hold a conference call to discuss those results on August 17, 2009 at 1:00pm (Pacific). To participate on the call, please dial either 416-644-3425...

2009-07-20 16:00:00

VANCOUVER, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) (the "Company") expects to release fiscal first quarter 2010 (quarter ending June 30, 2009) on August 13, 2009, before market hours. The Company is planning to hold a conference call to discuss the quarter's financial and operating results on August 13, 2009 at 1:30pm (Vancouver). To participate in the call, please dial one of the following numbers: Access: 416-644-3417...

2009-07-16 16:07:00

VANCOUVER, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) ("Company" or "Western") is pleased to announce the following executive management appointments: Craig Dirk - Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Operations Mr. Dirk (44) has over 23 years of progressive experience in the mining industry. His expertise includes operations, engineering and maintenance, and includes managing a BHP Billiton coal mine and managing the engineering...

2009-07-13 12:30:00

VANCOUVER, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) ("Company" or "Western") further to the announcement made by Cambrian Mining Plc ("Cambrian") and Western on 20 May 2009, the companies are pleased to announce that, as anticipated, all of the conditions to the scheme of arrangement ("Scheme") between Cambrian and its shareholders have been satisfied and the Scheme has become effective today. In accordance with the Scheme, a total...

2009-07-10 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN)) ("Company" or "Western") is pleased to announce today the UK Court sanctioned, without modification, the scheme of arrangement covering the Company's acquisition of Cambrian Mining Plc under section 899 of the UK Companies Act 2006 ("Scheme"). The Scheme is expected to become effective upon an office copy of the Court Order sanctioning the Scheme being registered by the Registrar...

2009-06-25 16:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp. (TSX: WTN, WTN.DB & WTN.WT and AIM: WTN) (the "Company") announces its operating results for the three and twelve month period ended March 31, 2009. During this period, the Company's financial position continued to strengthen as a result of strong cash flow from operations. Net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009 was $47.6 million or earnings per share of $0.23, on a basic and diluted basis. For the year...


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