TransAlta Corporation

TransAlta Corporation

April 10, 2006 18:17 ET

TransAlta's first quarter conference call: April 21, 2006

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 10, 2006) - TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) will release its first quarter 2006 results early in the morning on April 21, 2006. A conference call and webcast to discuss the results will be held for analysts and members of the media the same day beginning at 9 a.m. MDT (11 a.m. EST).

The call will begin with a short address by Steve Snyder, President and CEO and Brian Burden, Executive Vice-President and CFO, followed by a question and answer period for investment analysts. A question and answer period for the media will immediately follow.

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

Dial-in numbers:
For local Calgary participants - (403) 232-6311
For local Toronto participants - (416) 883-0139
Toll-free North American participants - 1-888-458-1598
Participant pass code - 26326#

Questions can also be asked via webcast, at If you are unable to participate in the call, the instant replay is accessible at 1-877-653-0545 with TransAlta pass code 312068#. A transcript will be posted on TransAlta's site approximately one day after the conference call.

Note: If using a hands-free phone, lift the handset and press one to ask a question.

TransAlta is a power generation and wholesale marketing company focused on creating long-term shareholder value. We maintain a low-risk profile by operating a highly contracted portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States, 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 nearly 100 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
    (403) 267-7330
    Pager: (403) 213-7041
    TransAlta Corporation - Investor inquiries
    Jennifer Pierce
    Director, Investor Relations
    (403) 267-2520 or 1-800-387-3598 in Canada and U.S.
    (403) 267-2590 (FAX)