TransAlta 2009 fourth quarter and year-end results and conference call

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TransAlta 2009 fourth quarter and year-end results and conference call

TransAlta Corporation will release its 2009 fourth quarter and year-end results before market open on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 so as to align with the timing of filing its annual audited financial statements, 2009 annual management discussion and analysis, and annual information form.

Event Date: 
February 24, 2010

Advisory: TransAlta 2009 fourth quarter and year-end results and conference call

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Advisory: TransAlta 2009 fourth quarter and year-end results and conference call

CALGARY, Alberta (January 5, 2010) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) will this year release its 2009 fourth quarter and year-end results before market open on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 so as to align with the timing of filing its annual audited financial statements, 2009 annual management discussion and analysis, and annual information form. 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).

January 5, 2010
TransAlta Corporation will this year release its 2009 fourth quarter and year-end results before market open on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 so as to align with the timing of filing its annual audited financial statements, 2009 annual management discussion and analysis, and annual information form.

Township of Frontenac Islands receives first amenities cheque

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Township of Frontenac Islands receives first amenities cheque

On October 9, 2009, the first Amenities Agreement cheque was presented to the Township of Frontenac Islands. Major Jim Vanden Hoek accepted the cheque from John Forster and Trudy de Ruiter of TransAlta.

“This is a great day,” Mayor Vanden Hoek enthused. “This is the best news this community has experienced in a long time. Contributing to the greening of the Ontario power landscape, creating new skilled full-time jobs and adding wealth to our community are all huge achievements. Wecelebrate this success.”

December 23, 2009
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Construction of the new ice rink, which will benefit all Wolfe Islanders.

Adding up the benefits of the Wolfe Island Wind Facility

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Adding up the benefits of the Wolfe Island Wind Facility
  • At the height of construction during the winter of 2008, over 400 people were employed
  • Approximately 271 person years of work was clocked during construction
  • From the start to finish of construction, the direct cumulative local benefit resulting from the project is approximately $25 million
  • Over the summer of 2009, more than 2,000 people participated in tours of the wind facility and spent time in the community
  • The Amenities Agreement with the Township of Frontenac Islands provides approximately $645,000 per year in addition
December 23, 2009

Recipients of 2010 Aboriginal Scholarships chosen

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Recipients of 2010 Aboriginal Scholarships chosen

TransAlta has announced the recipients of its 2009/2010 Aboriginal Scholarships.

They are:

December 18, 2009

Wind turbine sounds have no adverse effect on health – study

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Wind turbine sounds have no adverse effect on health – study

A report issued in December 2009 shows there is no evidence that audible or sub-audible sounds from wind turbines have direct adverse effect on human health.

The report is the result of a comprehensive review of current literature on the perceived relation between health effects and wind turbines. Established by the Canadian and the American Wind Energy Associations, the panel undertaking the review consisted of experts in the fields of audiology, acoustics, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), occupational/environmental medicine, and public health.

December 15, 2009

Edison Electric Institute International Utility Conference - 2010

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Edison Electric Institute International Utility Conference

TransAlta CFO, Brian Burden, will be presenting at the Edison Electric Institute International Utility Conference being held March 14 - 16, 2010 in London, U.K.

After the event, the presentation will be posted on our website on the Investor Presentations page.

Event Date: 
March 15, 2010 - March 16, 2010

Credit Suisse Energy Summit - 2010

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Credit Suisse Energy Summit

TransAlta CFO, Brian Burden, will be presenting at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit being held Feb. 3-4, 2010 in Vail, Colorado.

After the event, the presentation will be posted on our website on the Investor Presentations page.

Event Date: 
February 3, 2010 - February 4, 2010

CIBC Institutional Investor Conference - 2010

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CIBC Institutional Investor Conference

TransAlta CFO, Brian Burden, will be presenting at the CIBC Institutional Investor Conference on Jan. 21, 2010 in Whistler, BC at 9 a.m. MST.

To register and listen in on the presentation, click here.

After the event, the presentation and webcast will be posted on our website on the Investor Presentations page.

Event Date: 
January 21, 2010

TransAlta sponsors Business Week (for teens)

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TransAlta sponsors Business Week (for teens)

Teenagers have lots of questions about their future.

  • What is it like working?
  • What kind of work do I want to do?
  • What skills and experience do I need?
  • Can I have fun or will I just sit at a desk all day?

Here’s a great way to find out.

Event Date: 
December 14, 2009 - December 18, 2009