Fording Canadian Coal Trust

Fording Canadian Coal Trust

March 20, 2008 21:27 ET

Fording Files 2007 Annual Documents

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 20, 2008) - Fording Canadian Coal Trust (TSX:FDG.UN) (NYSE:FDG) today announced that it has filed its audited consolidated financial statements for the year-ended December 31, 2007, management's discussion and analysis and annual information form with Canadian security regulatory authorities. The financial statements, management's discussion and analysis and annual information form together with the Trust's Form 40-F have also been filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of the annual documents are available on SEDAR at, EDGAR at and the Trust's website at In conjunction with the filing of the Trust's annual documents, the Trust has also filed NI 43-101 Technical Reports on SEDAR and EDGAR for Elk Valley Coal's Fording River, Elkview and Greenhills operations.

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. 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 symbol FDG.UN and on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDG.

Contact Information

  • Fording Canadian Coal Trust
    Colin Petryk
    Director, Investor Relations
    (403) 260-9823
    Fording Canadian Coal Trust
    Najda Dupanovic
    Coordinator, Investor Relations
    (403) 260-9892