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Media Advisory: TransAlta Third Quarter 2016 Results and Conference Call

/ -- CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/16 -- TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) will release its third quarter 2016 results before market open on Friday, November 4, 2016. 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 analysts.

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

Dial-in numbers:
Toll-free North American participants call: 1-800-319-4610A FREE
Outside of Canada & USA call: 1-604-638-5340

A link to the live webcast will be available on the Investor Centre section of TransAlta's website at If you are unable to participate in the call, the instant replay is accessible at 1-855-669-9658 (Canada and USA toll free) or 1-604-674-8052 (Outside of Canada) with TransAlta pass code 0837 followed by the # sign. A transcript of the broadcast will be posted on TransAlta's website once it becomes available.

About TransAlta:

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 wind, hydro, solar, 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 recognized on CDP's Canadian Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), which includes Canada's top 20 leading companies reporting on climate change, and has been selected by Corporate Knights as one of Canada's Top 50 Best Corporate Citizens and is recognized globally for its leadership on sustainability and corporate responsibility standards by FTSE4Good.

For more information about TransAlta, visit our web site at, or follow us on Twitter @TransAlta.

Investor Inquiries:
Jaeson Jaman
Manager, Investor Relations
Phone: 1-800-387-3598 in Canada and U.S.

Media Inquiries:
Stacey Hatcher
Manager, Communications
Toll-free media number: 1-855-255-9184

Distribution channels: Energy