October 07, 2009 10:06 ET

Trend Technology and Americas Energy Company Has Begun Mining Operations on the Upland Church Project

KNOXVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) - Trend Technology Corporation (OTCBB: TRET) and Americas Energy Company (AECo) announced today that AECo has begun mining the Upland Church Project in Cardinal, Kentucky. Contract miner Clear Development LLC has started extracting the high quality Hance coal seam resulting in approximately 12,000 short tons via surface mining and an additional 3,000 to 4,000 short tons utilizing auger mining.

"We plan to deliver our first coal production to a major southeastern Kentucky coal broker the last week of October. That production is anticipated to result in gross revenues exceeding $900,000 per month through 2012. We have officially put our business plan to work. All of our expectations have been met or exceeded. We assembled a first class group of partners to assist us in building on the foundations our team has put in place over the last three years," said Chris Headrick, President and Co-CEO of Americas Energy Company.

About Americas Energy Company

We are a consolidator of high quality energy properties, operating out of our main offices in Knoxville, TN. We currently operate projects in both Kentucky and Tennessee. AECo invests in energy projects throughout the Americas. We are currently evaluating several additional coal projects, as well as an oil and gas rework project in Southeastern Kentucky.

Safe Harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The statements in this release relating to completion of the acquisition and the positive direction are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Some or all of the results anticipated by these forward-looking statements may not occur. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, contractual difficulties which may arise, the failure to obtain necessary approvals, the future market price of Trend Technology Corporation common stock and the ability to obtain the necessary financing.

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