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Aldridge Minerals retains leading investor relations firm


Vancouver, Canada – Aldridge Minerals Inc. (“Aldridge” or “the Company”), (TSX-V: AGM), a Canadian-based junior minerals exploration company with operations in Turkey, today announced that it has retained The Equicom Group Inc. (“Equicom”) to provide the Company with strategic investor relations and financial communications services.

Equicom provides strategic communications services to approximately 100 public companies across a diverse range of industries. Under the terms of the agreement, Aldridge will pay Equicom a monthly retainer fee of $7,000 for professional services. The initial contract term is 12 months. Neither Equicom nor any of its principals has an ownership interest, directly or indirectly, in Aldrdige or its securities, and the Company has not granted Equicom or its principals any right to acquire such an interest. Equicom is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TSX Group Inc.

About Aldridge Minerals Inc.
Aldridge Minerals Inc. is a Canadian-based junior mining company formed in 1994 as a minerals exploration company. Aldridge’s current main project is the Yenipazar gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc deposit in central Turkey, where the company has drilled 120 holes for resource definition since May 2007. The Company also holds the Derinkoy gold-silver exploration license in the Pontide coppergold belt of NE Turkey. For further information, please visit

About The Equicom Group Inc.
Equicom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TSX Group Inc., is Canada's leading provider of investor relations and strategic corporate communications services. With proven expertise in developing and executing highly effective strategic communications programs, and an extensive network of investment community contacts, Equicom specializes in helping clients achieve their capital markets objectives.

Equicom offers a comprehensive suite of services including: investor relations, media relations, annual report production, multimedia and web design, web casting, live event management and corporate branding. Equicom is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Montreal and Calgary. For further information, please visit


For further information, contact:

Hikmet Akin
President & Director
Aldridge Minerals Ltd.
Tel: 604-737-2743
Andreas Curkovic
Investor Relations
The Equicom Group
Tel: 416-815-0700 x262

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