Vancouver, Canada. Aldridge Minerals Inc. ("Aldridge" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AGM, Frankfurt: A0CAPB) is pleased to announce that at its annual and special meeting held on May 1, 2008, Messrs. Hikmet Akin, Peter Kausch, Martin Oczlon, Charles Raymond and John Schaw were re-elected to the board of directors.
The shareholders also approved the proposed spin-offs of the Company's technology and uranium programs. For complete descriptions please refer to the information circular which can be found at www.sedar.com.
The Company is also pleased to announce the appointment of Sharon Howatt as Corporate Secretary of the Company, together with the re-appointment of Hikmet Akin as President and Kim Evans as Chief Financial Officer.
Aldridge Minerals Inc. is wholly focused on mineral opportunities in Turkey where the Company is conducting an ambitious exploration and development program at its flagship Yenipazar polymetallic VMS project. A Preliminary Economic Assessment as well as an updated resource calculation is scheduled for mid-2008, subject to the progress of the resource definition drilling and the resultant size of the deposit. Aldridge has also identified several prospective nickel opportunities in Turkey and has amassed a large property position where a systematic development program has commenced.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
President and Director
The statements made in this Press Release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from the Company's expectations and projections.
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For further information:
Dr. Hikmet Akin,
Präsident & CEO
Aldridge Minerals Inc.
Jay J. Bedard
The Equicom Group
+1-(416) 815-0700 x 247