TransAlta Corporation

TransAlta Corporation

October 27, 2005 10:56 ET

TransAlta declares dividend

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 27, 2005) - TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) announced today it declared a dividend of $0.25 per share on common shares payable Jan. 1, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business Dec. 1, 2005.

All currency is expressed in Canadian dollars except where noted.

TransAlta is a power generation and wholesale marketing company focused on creating long-term shareholder value. We maintain a low-risk profile for investors by operating a highly contracted portfolio of assets in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and Australia. Our focus is to efficiently operate our coal-fired, gas-fired, hydro and renewable facilities in order to provide our customers with a reliable, low-cost source of power. For more than 90 years, we've been a responsible operator and a proud contributor to the communities where we work and live.

Contact Information

  • TransAlta Corporation - Media inquiries
    Sneh Seetal
    Senior Advisor, Media Relations
    Phone: (403) 267-7330
    Pager: (403) 213-7041
    TransAlta Corporation - Investor inquiries
    Daniel J. Pigeon
    Director, Investor Relations
    Phone: (403) 267-2520 or 1-800-387-3598 in Canada and U.S.
    (403) 267-2590 (FAX)