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COAL RESOURCE: Belcourt reserves could support mining for 15 years

BRITISH COLUMBIA - The latest 43-101 numbers for the Belcourt coal property include 86 million tonnes of proven res...


BRITISH COLUMBIA — The latest 43-101 numbers for the Belcourt coal property include 86 million tonnes of proven reserves in the North and South deposits. There are also 167 tonnes of measured and 4 million tonnes of indicated resources. Those numbers are sufficient to support a 4-million-t/y project for 15 years.

 

The Belcourt property is held by the Belcourt-Saxon Coal Limited Partnership, in which Peace River Coal and Western Canadian Coal are partners. The property is located 65 km south of Tumbler Ridge.

 

More information is available at www.WesternCoal.com. The technical report was filed on Sedar in January 2009.