Elk Valley Coal Partnership

Elk Valley Coal Partnership

June 20, 2008 20:05 ET

Elk Valley Coal Partnership: Groundbreaking Ceremony for Safe and Environmentally Friendly Playgrounds in Fernie, Sparwood and Elkford

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) -

Attention Business/Assignment Editors

DATE: Monday, June 23, 2008

9:00 am - Isabella Dicken Elementary School, Fernie
10:00 am - Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School, Sparwood
11:00 am - Rocky Mountain Elementary School, Elkford

EVENT & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Groundbreaking ceremony to announce the
construction of safe and environmentally friendly playgrounds in the
communities of Fernie, Sparwood and Elkford.

DETAILS: Join East Kootenay MLA Bill Bennett, Elk Valley Coal Vice
President ofOperations Doug Stokes, and representatives from School District
No.5, City of Fernie, District of Sparwood, District of Elkford, Tire
Stewardship of BC, Fernie Alpine Resort, Columbia Basin Trust, local
elementary students and others to celebrate the announcement and
groundbreaking for new playgrounds to be built in early July in each

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 Corporation
    Nic Milligan
    Manager, Community and Governmental Affairs
    (250) 423-3335
    Website: www.elkvalleycoal.ca