Walter Energy Announces Date of First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call Webcast

  Walter Energy Announces Date of First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
  Webcast

Business Wire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- April 24, 2013

Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT) today announced that in conjunction
with the release of its first quarter 2013 earnings results after the market
closes on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, it will conduct a conference call with
institutional investors and analysts to be broadcast live over the Internet.

What:    Walter Energy’s First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
          
When:     Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time
          
Where:    www.walterenergy.com
          
How:      Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address
          above
          
Length:   Approximately one hour


If you are unable to listen to the live Web cast, it will be archived for up
to 30 days on the Company’s Web site.

About Walter Energy

Walter Energy is a leading, publicly traded “pure-play” metallurgical coal
producer for the global steel industry with strategic access to high-growth
steel markets in Asia, South America and Europe. The Company also produces
thermal coal, anthracite, metallurgical coke and coal bed methane gas. Walter
Energy employs approximately 4,100 employees and contractors with operations
in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. For more information about
Walter Energy, please visit www.walterenergy.com.

Contact:

For media:
Kekst and Company
Ruth Pachman, 212-521-4891
ruth-pachman@kekst.com
or
For investors:
Walter Energy
Mark Tubb, 205-745-2627
mark.tubb@walterenergy.com
 
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