Newalta Announces Dates for Annual and Special Meeting, First Quarter 2009 Results and Conference Call

    TSX Trading Symbol: NAL

    CALGARY, May 5 /CNW/ - Newalta Inc. ("Newalta") (TSX:NAL) will hold its
annual and special meeting of shareholders on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 2:00
p.m. Mountain Time.
    Newalta also announced today that it will issue its results for the first
quarter of 2009 on Monday, May 11, 2009 after the market closes. Newalta will
hold a conference call to discuss its results on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 4:00
p.m. Eastern Time.
    Newalta's management will review financial results for the first quarter
of 2009. The call will be hosted by Al Cadotte, President and CEO; Ron Sifton,
Executive Vice President; and Mike Borys, Senior Vice President and CFO.
    To participate in the teleconference, please call 416-644-3423 or
1-800-732-9303. To access the simultaneous webcast, please visit For those unable to listen to the live call, a taped
broadcast will be available at and, until midnight on Tuesday,
May 19, 2009, by dialing 1-877-289-8525 and using the pass code 21303582
followed by the number sign.

    Details of the annual and special meeting of shareholders are as follows:

    Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

    Location: Newalta's corporate office, Building `C'
    220 - 12th Avenue, S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta

    Time: 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time

    For those unable to attend the annual meeting, the presentation will be
webcast live at and subsequently archived on Newalta's

    Newalta Inc. is Canada's largest industrial waste management and
environmental services provider and focuses on maximizing the value inherent
in industrial waste through the recovery of saleable products and recycling.
It also provides environmentally sound disposal of solid, non-hazardous
industrial waste. With talented people and a national network of facilities,
Newalta serves customers in the automotive, forestry, lead, manufacturing,
mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper, refining, steel and
transportation service industries. Providing solid investor returns,
exceptional customer service, safe operations and environmental stewardship
has enabled Newalta to expand into new service sectors and geographic markets.
Newalta trades on the TSX as NAL. For more information, visit

For further information:

For further information: Anne M. MacMicken, Executive Director, Investor
Relations, (403) 806-7019,

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