Elk Valley Coal Partnership

Elk Valley Coal Partnership

September 15, 2008 19:24 ET

Elk Valley Coal Partnership: Come Celebrate the Unveiling Ceremony for Safe and Environmentally Friendly Playgrounds in the BC Communities of Fernie, Sparwood and Elkford

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - Elk Valley Coal Partnership -

DATE: Wednesday, September 17, 2008

TIME & LOCATION:

9:00 am - Rocky Mountain Elementary School, Elkford

10:15 am - Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School, Sparwood

11:30 am - Isabella Dicken Elementary School, Fernie

EVENT & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Unveiling ceremony to celebrate the completion of safe and environmentally friendly playgrounds in the communities of Fernie, Sparwood and Elkford.

DETAILS: Join East Kootenay MLA Honorable Bill Bennett, Minister for Tourism, Arts & Culture, Elk Valley Coal Vice President Jim Brown and Manager, Community and Governmental Affairs Nic Milligan, School District No.5 Secretary-Treasurer Rob Norum, and representatives from District of Elkford District of Sparwood, City of Fernie, Tire Stewardship of BC, Fernie Alpine Resort, Columbia Basin Trust, local elementary students and others contributors to celebrate the completion of these state-of-the art playground facilities.

BACKGROUND:

For more information please refer to the following news release found on our website at www.elkvalleycoal.ca/media/news-releases:

Elk Valley Coal Commits $250,000 for Safe and Environmentally Friendly Playgrounds - issued 06/23/2008

About Elk Valley Coal Partnership

Elk Valley Coal Partnership is the largest exporter of high-quality steelmaking coal to the international steel industry in the Northern hemisphere. Elk Valley Coal is owned by a partnership between Fording Canadian Coal Trust (TSX:FDG.UN), (NYSE:FDG) and Teck Cominco Limited (TSX:TCK.A) (TSX:TCK.B) (NYSE:TCK).

Contact Information

  • Elk Valley Coal Partnership
    Nic Milligan
    Manager, Community and Governmental Affairs
    (250) 423-3335