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Aldridge Minerals Inc. Retains Renmark Financial Communications Inc.


/Not for dissemination in the United States or through U.S. newswires/   TSX-V: AGM
   Frankfurt: AIW

TORONTO, July 19, 2011 /CNW/ - Aldridge Minerals Inc. (TSXV: AGM) ("Aldridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has retained the services of Renmark Financial Communications Inc. ("Renmark") to support its investor relations activities.

"We are pleased to announce that we have selected Renmark to reinforce Aldridge's profile in the financial community and enhance the visibility of our project portfolio," noted Jacob Willoughby, President and Director of Aldridge.

In consideration of the services to be provided, the Company has agreed to a 12-month agreement commencing August 1, 2011 to pay a monthly retainer of $7,000 per month to Renmark.

Renmark does not have any interest, directly or indirectly, in Aldridge or its securities, or any right or intent to acquire such an interest.

About Aldridge Minerals Inc.

Aldridge is focused on mineral opportunities in Turkey where the Company is advancing to feasibility on an ambitious development program at its flagship Yenipazar polymetallic VMS deposit. Aldridge also holds a 338 square kilometre exploration license in Papua New Guinea where a systematic exploration program is underway.

The Yenipazar deposit is subject to an earn-in agreement with Alacer Gold Corp., wherein Aldridge can earn a 100% working interest subject to certain conditions, subject to a 6 % net proceeds interest ("NPI", revenues less operational costs) until revenues of US$ 165 million are generated, and a 10 % NPI from there on.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This news release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this news release, include, but are not limited to, economic performance and future plans and objectives of the Company. Any number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements as well as future results. Although Aldridge believes that the assumptions and factors used in making the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which only apply as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed timeframes or at all. Aldridge disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.