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Colonial Coal Nominates Gregory A. Waller for Director

/EINPresswire.com/ -- VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug 29, 2017) - Colonial Coal International Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CAD) (the "Corporation" or "Colonial Coal") is pleased to announce that Gregory A. Waller has consented to putting his name forward, with the support our entire Board of Directors, for nomination for election as a director of Colonial Coal at the Corporation's upcoming annual general meeting materials to be held on September 13, 2017.

Mr. Waller has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry as a senior executive in the areas of investor relations, business and corporate development, marketing and finance.

Currently, Mr. Waller is Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Strategic Analysis, for Teck Resources Limited. He has been a key member of the senior management team at Teck and involved with numerous acquisitions, financings and other strategic initiatives. Mr. Waller holds an MBA from the University of Calgary and a B. Comm. from the University of British Columbia.

David Austin, President and CEO of Colonial Coal, stated: "We are very pleased to have Greg join our Board. His extensive experience in corporate development and finance, with deep knowledge of the metallurgical coal industry, will be an excellent complement to our existing Board."

About Colonial Coal International Corp.

Colonial Coal is a publicly traded coal corporation in British Columbia that focuses primarily on coking coal projects. The northeast Coal Block of British Columbia, within which our Corporation's projects are located, hosts a number of proven deposits and has been the subject of M&A activities by Xstrata, Walter Energy, Anglo-American and others.

Additional information can be found on the Corporation's website www.ccoal.ca or by viewing the Corporation's filings at www.sedar.com.

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Colonial Coal International Corp.
David Austin
President and CEO
604.568.4962
daustin@ccoal.ca
www.ccoal.ca

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