Athabasca Minerals Inc.

Athabasca Minerals Inc.

April 20, 2010 13:08 ET

Athabasca Minerals Inc.: Aggregate Delivery for March 2010 and First Quarter

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2010) - Athabasca Minerals Inc. ("Athabasca" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:ABM) is pleased to announce aggregate delivery for the month of March 2010 in the amount of 325,064 tonnes from the Susan Lake and Poplar Creek aggregate operations. This amount represents a 3.8% increase over March 2009. Aggregate is primarily used for infrastructure associated with the oil sands industry. In addition, the Corporation has calculated the delivery amount for the first quarter ending February 28, 2010 from these two aggregate operations. On an annual cycle, the majority of aggregate delivery takes place in Athabasca's 3rd and 4th fiscal quarters as construction activity peaks.

Month 2010(tonnes) Percentage Change Over Previous Year 2009 (tonnes)
December 284,163 -7.99% 308,833
January 178,146 59.21% 111,892
February 344,077 -1.07% 347,807
Total 806,388 4.93% 768,532

On Behalf of the Management:

Dom Kriangkum, President &CEO

About Athabasca Minerals Inc.

Athabasca Minerals Inc. is a resource company involved in the management, exploration and development of aggregate projects in Canada. These activities include contracts works, aggregate pit management, new aggregate development and acquisitions of sand and gravel operations. The Corporation also has industrial mineral land holdings in the vicinity of Fort McMurray and Peace River, Alberta. The Corporation's aim is to find and develop local sources of industrial minerals essential to the economic development of specific high growth regions.

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