TransAlta Corporation
TSX : TA
NYSE : TAC

TransAlta Corporation

October 13, 2009 16:15 ET

Advisory: TransAlta third quarter 2009 results and conference call

CALGARY, Alberta (October 13, 2009) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) will release its third quarter 2009 results before market open on Tuesday, October 27, 2009. A conference call and webcast to discuss the results will be held for investors, analysts, members of the media and other interested parties the same day beginning at 9:00 a.m. Mountain (11:00 a.m. Eastern). The media will be invited to ask questions following investors and analysts.

Please contact the conference operator five minutes prior to the call, noting "TransAlta Corporation" as the company and "Jennifer Pierce" as moderator.

Dial-in numbers:
For local Toronto participants – 1-416-340-8061
Toll-free North American participants – 1-866-225-0198

A link to the live webcast will be available via TransAlta's website, www.transalta.com, under Web Casts in the Investor Relations section. If you are unable to participate in the call, the instant replay is accessible at 1-800-408-3053 with TransAlta pass code 3003076. A transcript of the broadcast will be posted on TransAlta's website once it becomes available.

TransAlta is a power generation and wholesale marketing company focused on creating long-term shareholder value. TransAlta maintains a low to moderate risk profile by operating a highly contracted portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States, and Australia. TransAlta's focus is to efficiently operate its diversified fleet of geo-thermal, wind, hydro, natural gas and coal-fired facilities in order to provide its customers with a reliable, low-cost source of power. For nearly 100 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and a proud contributor to the communities where it works and lives. TransAlta is recognized for its leadership on sustainability by the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, the FTSE4Good Index and the Jantzi Social Index.

Contact Information

  • TransAlta Corporation - Media inquiries
    Michael Lawrence
    Manager, External Relations
    (403) 267-7330
    michael_lawrence@transalta.com

    or

    TransAlta Corporation - Investor inquiries
    Jennifer Pierce
    Vice President, Communications & Investor Relations
    (403) 267-7622

    or

    TransAlta Corporation - Investor inquiries
    Jess Nieukerk
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (403) 267-3607
    investor_relations@transalta.com
    www.transalta.com