New high-tech software leads to smarter water use

Home>newsroom>feature-articles> TransAlta develops innovative Hydro software to optimize water use Critical thinking generates innovation How can we achieve even more intelligent water use? That question led TransAlta’s Hydro group to develop a first-of-its-kind water...

Test driving careers

Home>newsroom>feature-articles> Three high school students had the opportunity to test drive potential future careers this summer at Coal and Mining. TransAlta partners with Careers: The Next Generation, and the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP), to employ...

Growing research and vegetation

Home>newsroom>feature-articles> Student study and research Land reclamation is an essential part of the mining process and one that TransAlta takes seriously. By restoring the land to similar pre-mining conditions, a boreal forest ecosystem will be able to sustain...

South Hedland achieves first-fire milestone

Home>newsroom>feature-articles> On August 2, TransAlta’s engineer, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor and project team successfully conducted the first fire testing on its simple cycle gas turbine, the first of the three gas turbines installed at the South...

Bird’s eye view featuring peregrine falcons

Home>newsroom>feature-articles> TransAlta is proud to be a major sponsor of the peregrine falcon camera initiative, helping the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) to stream live video from web cameras set up at various peregrine falcon nesting sites in Edmonton...

TransAlta supports the Kainai Library

Home>newsroom>feature-articles> Helping increase literacy and programming on the Blood Tribe reserve The first of its kind Opening its doors in February 2013, the Kainai Library was the first of its kind in Canada — a public library right on a First Nation community....