SOURCE: Walter Energy

Walter Energy

April 14, 2011 20:22 ET

Walter Energy Announces Webcast Information for Annual Shareholder Meeting; First Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call Webcast

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 14, 2011) - Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded "pure play" producer of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, announced that it will host two Web casts next week:

What:
Walter EnergyAnnual Meeting Webcast

When:
Wednesday, April 20, 2011; 11 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

What:
Walter EnergyFirst Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call Webcast

When:
Thursday, April 21, 2011; 11 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 casts, they 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 has pro forma annual revenues of approximately $2.3 billion and employs approximately 4,000 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.

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