SOURCE: Walter Energy

Walter Energy

July 21, 2011 16:15 ET

Walter Energy Announces Date of Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call Webcast

BIRMINGHAM, AL--(Marketwire - Jul 21, 2011) - Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded "pure play" producer of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, today announced that, in conjunction with the release of its second quarter 2011 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, it will conduct a conference call with institutional investors and analysts to be broadcast live over the Internet.

What:
Walter Energy Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call

When:
Thursday, August 4, 2011; 9 a.m. EDT

Where:
www.walterenergy.com

How:
Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above

Length:
Approximately one hour

If you are unable to listen to the live Web cast, it will be archived for up to 30 days on the Company's Web site.

About Walter Energy

Walter Energy is the world's leading, publicly traded "pure play" metallurgical coal producer for the global steel industry. The Company also produces steam coal and industrial coal, anthracite, metallurgical coke and coal bed methane gas. The Company has strategic access to high-growth steel markets in Asia, South America and Europe. Walter Energy had 2010 pro forma revenues of approximately $2.3 billion and employs approximately 4,400 employees and contractors with operations in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. For more information about Walter Energy, please visit the company website at www.walterenergy.com.