Grande Cache Coal Corporation

Grande Cache Coal Corporation

December 06, 2006 14:00 ET

Grande Cache Coal Announces Appointment of Vice President, Marketing and Transportation

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 6, 2006) - Grande Cache Coal Corporation (TSX:GCE) ("Grande Cache Coal" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Eugene H. Nagai to the position of Vice President, Marketing and Transportation effective December 11, 2006.

Mr. Nagai is a marketing professional with over 25 years of negotiating and sales experience in a variety of bulk commodities including sulphur, potash and petroleum coke. He also brings significant transportation experience to Grande Cache Coal having worked for over six years in the marketing and sales group of Canada's largest railway company. Mr. Nagai joins the Corporation from a major Canadian sulphur exporting company and will be responsible for all aspects of Grande Cache Coal's marketing activities as well as the rail transportation of products from the mine site to the terminal facilities.

"We are very pleased to have Eugene join Grande Cache Coal in this important position", said Robert Stan, President and Chief Executive Officer. "With his track record of delivering positive results and building and maintaining successful, long-term business relationships, we are confident he will play a very important role in implementing our marketing strategy."

Mr. Nagai will be resident in Calgary and will report to Robert Stan, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Grande Cache Coal is an Alberta based metallurgical coal mining company whose experienced team of coal professionals have developed a sustainable, long-term mining operation to produce metallurgical coal for the steel industry from coal leases covering over 22,000 hectares in the Smoky River Coalfield located in west-central Alberta. Grande Cache Coal's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "GCE".

Contact Information

  • Grande Cache Coal Corporation
    Anita L. Roncin
    Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 543-7070
    (403) 543-7092 (FAX)