Western Canadian Coal Announces update to 2008 Brule Mine production



    TSX: WTN & WTN.DB and AIM: WTN

    VANCOUVER, Feb. 15 /CNW/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp. (TSX WTN & WTN.DB;
AIM: WTN) (or the "Company") reports that anticipated fiscal 2008 production
from the Brule Mine may be approximately 1.1 million tonnes versus the
1.3 million tonnes previously reported (see February 14, 2008 press release.)

    About Western Canadian Coal

    Western Canadian Coal Corp. produces 3.1 million tonnes of high quality
metallurgical coal from two mines located in the northeast of British
Columbia. The company also has interests in various coal properties in
northern and southern British Columbia and a 50% interest in the Belcourt
Saxon Limited Partnership, which was formed to explore and develop the
Belcourt and Saxon group of properties in northern BC. Currently, these
properties provide the company with an estimated 25 years of coal reserves at
current production levels.

    Forward-Looking Information

    This release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve
risks and uncertainties. Such statements relate to the Company's expectations,
intentions, plans and beliefs. As a result, actual future events or results
could differ materially from those suggested by the forward-looking
statements. Readers are referred to the documents filed by the Company on
SEDAR. Such risk factors include, but are not limited to changes in commodity
prices; strengths of various economies; the effects of competition and pricing
pressures; the oversupply of, or lack of demand for, the Company's products;
currency and interest rate fluctuations; various events which could disrupt
the Company's construction schedule or operations; the Company's ability to
obtain additional funding on favourable terms, if at all; and the Company's
ability to anticipate and manage the foregoing factors and risks.
Additionally, statements related to the quantity or magnitude of coal deposits
are deemed to be forward-looking statements. The reliability of such
information is affected by, among other things, uncertainties involving
geology of coal deposits; uncertainties of estimates of their size or
composition; uncertainties of projections related to costs of production; the
possibilities in delays in mining activities; changes in plans with respect to
exploration, development projects or capital expenditures; and various other
risks including those related to health, safety and environmental matters.





For further information:

For further information: David Jan, Manager, Investor Relations &
Corporate Development, Phone: (604) 608-2692, Email: djan@westerncoal.com

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