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Aggregate Delivery for March 2010 and First Quarter

April 20, 2010

Edmonton, Alberta - April 20th, 2010 - Athabasca Minerals Inc. ("Athabasca" or the "Corporation") (TSX Venture: ABM) is pleased to announce aggregate delivery for the month of March 2010 in the amount of 325,064 tonnes from the Susan Lake and Poplar Creek aggregate operations. This amount represents a 3.8% increase over March 2009. Aggregate is primarily used for infrastructure associated with the oil sands industry. In addition, the Corporation has calculated the delivery amount for the first quarter ending February 28, 2010 from these two aggregate operations. On an annual cycle, the majority of aggregate delivery takes place in Athabasca's 3rd and 4th fiscal quarters as construction activity peaks.

Month

2010(tonnes)

Percentage Change Over
Previous Year

2009 (tonnes)

December

284,163

-7.99%

308,833

January

178,146

59.21%

111,892

February

344,077

-1.07%

347,807

Total

806,388

4.93%

768,532

On Behalf of the Management:

Dom Kriangkum, President &CEO

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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This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements or information are based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the Corporation. The forward-looking statements or information contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and the Corporation does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.

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