Fording Canadian Coal Trust

Fording Canadian Coal Trust

January 21, 2008 19:15 ET

Fording Canadian Coal Trust to Participate in RBC Capital Markets 2008 Income Trust Investor Symposium

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2008) - Fording Canadian Coal Trust (TSX:FDG.UN) (NYSE:FDG) today announced that Mark Gow, Vice President, Finance, will participate in a resource panel discussion at RBC Capital Markets' 2008 Income Trust Investor Symposium being held in Toronto, Ontario on Wednesday, January 22, 2008. The discussion is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., EST.

The primary focus of the discussion will be company strategy, including topics such as macroeconomic factors, opportunities for growth, major challenges and the competitive landscape.

There will be a live audio Webcast of the panel discussion. The link is:

The Webcast will also be available on the Trust's Home web page

About Fording

Fording Canadian Coal Trust is an open-ended mutual fund trust and one of the largest royalty trusts in Canada. The Trust makes quarterly distributions to unitholders using royalties received from its 60% interest in the metallurgical coal operations of the Elk Valley Coal Partnership. The Elk Valley Coal Partnership is the world's second largest exporter of metallurgical coal, supplying high-quality coal products to the international steel industry. The Trust's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol FDG.UN and on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDG.

Contact Information

  • Fording Canadian Coal Trust
    Najda Dupanovic
    Administrative Assistant, Investor Relations
    (403) 260-9892
    Fording Canadian Coal Trust
    Catherine Hart
    Senior Investor Relations Analyst
    (403) 260-9817