Cancarb Limited Recertified in C-TPAT Program

January 9, 2012 -- Cancarb Limited is pleased to announce its successful recertification to the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program (C-TPAT) as a result of a recent audit by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Cancarb has been part of this program since 2005.

"This reconfirms the integrity of Cancarb's security systems program. Our ongoing participation results in reduced customs inspections and delays for our shipments at the border" said Dave Petrie, Cancarb President and COO, "and continues the assurance of a strong supply chain to our U.S. Thermax® carbon black customers."

Cancarb is the global leader in the production and marketing of thermal carbon black with customers in more than 42 countries. Our plant, located in Alberta, Canada, uses state of the art technology to ensure that our Thermax® brand products are of the highest quality and consistency and are produced efficiently and in an environmentally responsible manner. Visit our website at for more company information. Cancarb is owned and operated by TransCanada, TransCanada's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol TRP.

For further information, please contact:

Cancarb Limited: Mr. Dave Petrie: +1-403-527-1121