Colonial Coal International Corp.
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Colonial Coal International Corp.

March 26, 2015 17:07 ET

Tuya Obtains Final Order for Arrangement With Colonial

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 26, 2015) - Colonial Coal International Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CAD) ("Colonial") and Tuya Energy Inc. ("Tuya") are pleased to announce that Tuya has obtained a final order from the Supreme Court of British Columbia approving the previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") pursuant to which Colonial will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Tuya ("Tuya Shares"). Receipt of the final order follows approval of the Arrangement by shareholders of Colonial and Tuya at their respective shareholders' meetings held on March 19, 2015.

Under the Arrangement, each Tuya shareholder will be entitled to receive 0.5 of a common share of Colonial for each Tuya Share held. The Arrangement remains subject to the satisfaction of other closing conditions customary in a transaction of this nature. It is currently expected that the transaction will be completed on or about March 31, 2015.

Full details of the Arrangement and certain other matters are set out in the joint management information circular of Colonial and Tuya dated February 17, 2015 (the "Information Circular"). A copy of the Information Circular and other Colonial meeting materials can be found under Colonial's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Tuya Energy Inc.

Tuya is a privately held, Vancouver-based, coal exploration and development company. Tuya's principal property is the Tuya River Property, a thermal coal property located between Telegraph Creek and Dease Lake in northwestern British Columbia.

About Colonial Coal International Corp.

Colonial is a publicly traded pure-play coking coal company in British Columbia. The northeast Coal Block of British Columbia, within which Colonial's projects are located, hosts a number of proven deposits and has been the subject of M&A activities by Xstrata, Walter Energy, Anglo and others.

Additional information can be found on Colonial's website www.ccoal.ca or by viewing Colonial's filings at www.sedar.com.

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THE FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS NEWS RELEASE REPRESENTS THE EXPECTATIONS OF COLONIAL AND TUYA AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NEWS RELEASE AND, ACCORDINGLY, IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER SUCH DATE. READERS SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE IMPORTANCE ON FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION AND SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THIS INFORMATION AS OF ANY OTHER DATE. WHILE EITHER COLONIAL OR TUYA MAY ELECT TO, IT DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO UPDATE THIS INFORMATION AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME EXCEPT AS REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE SECURITIES LEGISLATION.

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