10 December 2012
UK COAL PLC
("UK COAL" or "the Company")
Confirmation of Name Change to Coalfield Resources PLC
Following the completion of the restructuring, the name of the Company has been changed from UK Coal PLC to Coalfield Resources plc, reflecting the new emphasis of its business.
An application has been made to change the ticker code on the London Stock Exchange.
The Board of Coalfield Resources plc, as set out in the announcement made earlier today, will consist of Jonson Cox, as Chairman, Peter Hickson, Steven Underwood and Lisa Clement as Non-Executive Directors and Jeremy Hague as Finance Director. Lisa Clement will remain as Chair of the Audit Committee and Peter Hickson as Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Having joined to complete the restructuring, Geoff Mason will step down as Company Secretary at the end of January and the role will be taken by Jeremy Hague.
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Analysts and investors
Jonson Cox Chairman, UK Coal Tel: 01302 755 002
David Brocksom Group Finance Director, UK Coal Tel: 01302 755 002
Anthony Cardew / Emma Crawshaw Cardew Group Tel: 020 7930 0777
Andrew Mackintosh Director of Communications, UK Coal Tel: 020 7930 0777