Western Canadian Coal Announces Trading Update



    VANCOUVER, Aug. 10 /CNW/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT
and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) ("Western" or "Company") announces at the request of
IIROC (Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada) on behalf of the
TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange), the Company is not aware of anything in relation
to the high trading volumes currently experienced over the past few trading
days.

    About Western

    Western is a producer of high quality metallurgical and thermal coal from
mines located in northeast British Columbia (Canada) and West Virginia (USA).
The mines have the capacity to produce 7 million tonnes per year and have over
20 years of coal reserves. Western also owns a 50.6% interest Energybuild
(EBG: AIM) which produces high quality anthracite and thermal coals in South
Wales (UK). Other interests owned include a 45% interest in Xtract Energy
(XTR: AIM), 20% interesting in NEMI Northern Energy & Mining (NNE.A: TSX) and
100% of a small gold and antimony operation in Australia. The Company is
headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and trades on the AIM and TSX stock
exchanges under the symbol "WTN". More information can be found at
www.westerncanadiancoal.com





For further information:

For further information: David Jan, Director, Investor Relations, (604)
608-2692, djan@westerncoal.com

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