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Athabasca Minerals receives approval for 2 aggregate projects


August 26, 2011
By Market Wire

Aug. 26, 2011, Edmonton, Alta. – Athabasca Minerals Inc. ("Athabasca" or
the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:ABM) is pleased to announce it has
received approval from the Government of Alberta for two (2) additional
aggregate projects located in close proximity to oil sands and
infrastructure projects in Northern Alberta.

Aug. 26, 2011, Edmonton, Alta. – Athabasca Minerals Inc. ("Athabasca" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:ABM) is pleased to announce it has received approval from the Government of Alberta for two (2) additional aggregate projects located in close proximity to oil sands and infrastructure projects in Northern Alberta. The Surface Mineral Leases ("SML's") granted are for the House River aggregate project located southwest of Fort McMurray in the Wood Buffalo region and Pelican Hill aggregate project in the Wabasca area north of Slave Lake.

The House River Aggregate Project will be a winter haul only operation, and is located 11 km east of highway 63. The location is ideally suited to supply aggregates for the Highway 63 twinning project. | READ MORE