News Releases

April 29, 2015


PORT LOUIS, MAURITIUS, April 29, 2015:  African Thunder Platinum Limited (“ATP” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has commenced shipping platinum group metals (“PGM”) concentrate from its Smokey Hills mine, located in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. The restart of Smokey Hills continues as the mine shipped its first concentrate on April 18, 2015. The shipment follows the start of mining activities in January and successful commissioning of the plant at the end of March of this year. With almost 700 employees on site, management is confident that the mine is on track to achieve full ramp […]
March 26, 2015

AFRICAN THUNDER Announces ACQUISITION AND Restart of THE Smokey Hills PGM Mine

AFRICAN THUNDER Announces ACQUISITION AND Restart of THE Smokey Hills PGM Mine PORT LOUIS, MAURITIUS, March 26, 2015: African Thunder Platinum Limited (“ATP”) is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of certain South African PGM assets. ATP has been funded by a consortium of experienced mining investors, Aberdeen International (“Aberdeen”), and Pala Investments (“Pala”). Aberdeen and Pala have become shareholders of ATP. Macquarie Bank Limited will also shortly become a shareholder of ATP. Highlights Acquisition of two PGM assets completed: 69.75% of Smokey Hills, a formerly-producing PGM mine and processing plant located on the Eastern Limb of the […]
February 17, 2015

Aberdeen International Announces New Investment and Issues Early Warning Report Pursuant to NI 62-103; Acquisition of Units of Kombat Copper Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb. 17, 2015) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. ABERDEEN INTERNATIONAL INC. (“Aberdeen”, or the “Company”) (TSX:AAB). This press release is being disseminated pursuant to National Instrument 62-103 – The Early Warning System and Related Take Over Bid and Insider Reporting Issues in connection with the filing of an early warning report (the “Early Warning Report”) regarding the acquisition of securities of Kombat Copper Inc. (“Kombat”) issued pursuant to a private placement financing. Aberdeen has acquired 10,000,000 units of Kombat, which forms part of a larger financing of 26,000,000 units at a purchase price of $0.05 per unit. Each unit […]
February 12, 2015

Aberdeen Announces Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid and Provides Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb. 12, 2015) – Aberdeen International Inc. (TSX:AAB) (“Aberdeen” or the “Company”), as part of its five point plan to create long-term value, announces its intention to make a Normal Course Issuer Bid (“NCIB”), subject to Toronto Stock Exchange (“Exchange”) approval, to buy back its common shares through the facilities of the Exchange. Any purchases made pursuant to the NCIB will be made in accordance with the rules of the TSX and in some instances may be effected through alternative Canadian trading platforms and will be made at the market price of the common shares at the time of the acquisition. The Board […]
February 2, 2015

Dissident Shareholders Agree To Withdraw Request for Shareholder Meeting After Proxy Results Show that Aberdeen Shareholders Support Current Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb. 2, 2015) – Aberdeen International Inc. (“Aberdeen”) (TSX:AAB) announces that Meson Capital Partners LLC (“Meson Capital”) and Nightscape Capital (UK) LLP (“Nightscape Capital”) have withdrawn their request for a meeting of the shareholders of Aberdeen, and have agreed to dismiss their court application against Aberdeen and others. As a result of this agreement, the meeting of the shareholders of Aberdeen, scheduled for February 3, 2015, has been cancelled. As of the January 30, 2015 deadline to submit proxies for the shareholder meeting, the results of proxy voting demonstrated significant support for the current board and its plan to create long-term shareholder value in the midst of challenging […]