Athabasca Exceeds Six Month Aggregate Delivery over Prior Year
June 22, 2010
Edmonton, Alberta - June 22, 2010 - Athabasca Minerals Inc. (the "Corporation" or "Athabasca" - TSX Venture: ABM) is pleased to announce increased volume of aggregate delivery for the six month period ending May 31, 2010 over the previous year from its Susan Lake and Poplar Creek Aggregate Operations north of Fort McMurray.
Six Month Aggregate Delivery Numbers
Dec 2009 to May 2010
Percentage change over previous period
+ 4.6 %
*All figures are in tonnes.
For the month of May 2010, the Corporation delivered a total of 434,286 tonnes of aggregates. The majority of aggregates are delivered from the Susan Lake Aggregate Operation, with 18,256 coming from the Poplar Creek Aggregate Operation.
The Corporation previously announced on March 18th, 2010 a forecasted delivery for fiscal year 2010 of 6.5 million tonnes of aggregates. The majority of aggregates are delivered during the 3rd and 4th quarters as construction activity peaks in northern Alberta, specifically for the oil sands industry.
On Behalf of Management,
Dom Kriangkum, President
About Athabasca Minerals Inc.
Athabasca Minerals Inc. is a resource company involved in the management, exploration and development of aggregate projects in Canada. These activities include contracts works, aggregate pit management, new aggregate development and acquisitions of sand and gravel operations. The Corporation also has industrial mineral land holdings in the vicinity of Fort McMurray and Peace River, Alberta. The Corporation's aim is to find and develop local sources of industrial minerals essential to the economic development of specific high growth regions.
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