Grande Cache Coal Corporation

Grande Cache Coal Corporation

September 06, 2005 10:07 ET

Grande Cache Coal Corporation Announces New Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 6, 2005) - Grande Cache Coal Corporation (TSX:GCE) announced today the appointment of Anita L. Roncin as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer effective October 1, 2005. Ms. Roncin currently serves as Controller of Grande Cache Coal Corporation ("Grande Cache Coal" or the "Corporation").

Anita Roncin will replace Thomas E. Pierce, who will be leaving the Corporation to pursue other interests. Mr. Pierce will remain with the Corporation through October 31, 2005, to assist in a smooth transition for Ms. Roncin. Ms. Roncin is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan. Prior to joining Grande Cache Coal, she worked for another major Canadian coal producer and has experience with a large accounting firm.

"I want to thank Tom for the tremendous contribution he has made to Grande Cache Coal through the initial public offering and the start-up of operations. We wish him every success in his new endeavours" said Robert Stan, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Anita has been with Grande Cache Coal through the developments of the past year and has been a key member of our team working very closely with Tom and the rest of the senior management group. We are confident we will have a smooth transition and we look forward to the continuing evolution of the Corporation."

Grande Cache Coal is an Alberta based metallurgical coal mining company whose experienced team of coal professionals are developing a long-term mining operation to produce metallurgical coal for the export market from Grande Cache Coal's coal leases covering over 15,000 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
    Rhonda M. Bennetto
    Director, Investor and Corporate Relations
    (403) 705-3803
    (403) 543-7092 (FAX)