VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 28, 2014) - Colonial Coal International Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CAD) (the "Company" or "Colonial") is pleased to announce the results of the Company's annual and special general meeting (the "AGM") held on January 28, 2014, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Company is pleased to report that, at its AGM, the shareholders voted to re-elect David Austin, Ian Downie, Anthony Hammond, John Perry and Wayne Waters as directors of the Company for the ensuing year.
In addition, at the AGM, the shareholders also approved the re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Accountants, as the Company's auditor and authorizing the directors to fix the auditor's remuneration, an amendment to the Company's By-Laws to include advance notice provisions and the continuation of the Company's current Share Option Plan. For more information on these matters please refer to the Company's information circular which is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
Following the AGM the Board of Directors (the "Board") met and confirmed the appointment of the following Company executive officers:
David Austin: President and Chief Executive Officer;
John Perry: Chief Operating Officer; and
William Filtness: Chief Financial Officer and Secretary;
and the re-appointment of the following members to the Company's Audit Committee:
Ian Downie (Chairman);
David Austin; and
The Board would like to thank the shareholders for their ongoing support.
About Colonial Coal International Corp.
Colonial is a publicly traded pure-play coking coal company in British Columbia. The northeast Coal Block of British Columbia, within which our Company's projects are located, hosts a number of proven deposits and has been the subject of M&A activities by Xstrata, Walter Energy, Anglo and others.
Additional information can be found on the Company's website www.ccoal.ca or by viewing the Company's filings at www.sedar.com.
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Colonial Coal International Corp.
Colonial Coal International Corp.