TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Aldridge Minerals Inc. (TSX Venture: AGM) ("Aldridge" or the "Company") announced that it has completed the Environmental Impact Assessment Report ("EIA Report") for its Yenipazar Project in central Turkey. The Company has submitted the EIA Report to the Ministry of the Environment and Urbanization in Turkey, initiating the final stage of the EIA approval process. Aldridge earlier successfully completed an initial application defining the scope of the proposed project as well as a public consultation process.
The completion of the EIA Report, which is based on over two years of baseline studies, fieldwork, and analysis by numerous consultants and the Aldridge team, represents a significant milestone in the development of the Yenipazar Project. Following receipt of the EIA permit, the Company will proceed to apply for construction, operating and other required permits.
About AldridgeAldridge is a development stage mining company focused on its wholly owned Yenipazar polymetallic VMS Project (Au, Ag, Cu, Pb, Zn) in Turkey, a country that is committed to developing its natural resources. Aldridge completed the Yenipazar feasibility study and filed the related NI 43-101 compliant technical report in May 2013 and is currently advancing the Project on key aspects including permitting and project financing. 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 Aldridge. 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.