Mineralogy Pty Ltd.

Mineralogy Pty Ltd.
Waratah Coal Inc.

Waratah Coal Inc.

March 31, 2009 13:35 ET

Mineralogy Completes Compulsory Acquisition of Waratah Coal

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 31, 2009) - Mineralogy Pty Ltd. ("Mineralogy") and Waratah Coal Inc. ("Waratah") (TSX VENTURE:WCI)(ASX:WCI) announced today that Mineralogy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Mineralogy Canada Acquisition Corp. ("MCAC"), has acquired the remaining outstanding common shares (the "Shares") of Waratah Coal Inc. pursuant to the compulsory acquisition procedures set out in section 300 of the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). As a result of the compulsory acquisition, MCAC now owns all of the issued and outstanding Shares.

Waratah is now taking steps to delist its Shares from the TSX Venture Exchange and its CDIs from the Australian Securities Exchange and to cease to be a reporting issuer in all jurisdictions.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any of the securities of Waratah in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("the U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities law and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

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Except for the historical and present factual information contained herein, the matters set forth in this news release, including words such as "expects", "projects", "plans", "anticipates" and similar expressions, are forward-looking information that represents management of Waratah's internal projections, expectations or beliefs concerning, among other things, future operating results and various components thereof or the economic performance of Waratah. The projections, estimates and beliefs contained in such forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause Waratah's actual performance and financial results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, those described in Waratah's filings with the Canadian securities authorities. Accordingly, holders of Waratah shares and potential investors are cautioned that events or circumstances could cause results to differ materially from those predicted. Waratah disclaims any responsibility to update these forward-looking statements.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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