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TransAlta fourth quarter 2012 results and conference call

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

TransAlta fourth quarter 2012 results and conference call12:13 EST Tuesday, February 05, 2013CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2013) - TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) will release its fourth quarter 2012 results before market open on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013. 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 "Jess Nieukerk" as moderator.Dial-in numbers: Toll-free North American participants call: 1-800-319-4610Outside of Canada & USA call: 1-604-638-5340A link to the live webcast will be available on the Investor Centre section of TransAlta's website at http://www.transalta.com/investor-centre/events-presentations/webcasts-conference-calls. If you are unable to participate in the call, the instant replay is accessible at 1-604-638-9010 with TransAlta pass code 2231 followed by the # sign. 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 geothermal, wind, hydro, natural gas and coal facilities in order to provide customers with a reliable, low-cost source of power. For over 100 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and a proud contributor to the communities in which it works and lives. TransAlta has been selected by Jantzi-Sustainalytics as one of Canada's Top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009 and is recognized globally for its leadership on sustainability and corporate responsibility standards by FTSE4Good. TransAlta is Canada's largest investor-owned renewable energy provider.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Contact Information: TransAlta Corporation - Investor inquiries:Jess NieukerkDirector, Investor Relations1-800-387-3598 in Canada and U.S.investor_relations@transalta.comTransAlta Corporation - Media inquiries:Stacey HatcherSenior Corporate Relations AdvisorCell: 587-216 2242 or Toll-free media number: 1-855-255-9184Alternate local number: 403-267-2540