RNS Number : 1502T
10 December 2012

10 December 2012



("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




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