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  • Forward Looking Statements

    Some of the statements in this document may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Allstatements in this document, other than statements of historical facts, that address events ordevelopments that management of the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Althoughreasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results ordevelopments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The Companyundertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if managements beliefs, estimates oropinions, or other factors, should change. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially fromthose in the forward-looking statements, include market prices, exploration and development successes,continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Pleasesee the public filings of the Company at www.sedar.com for further information.

    Qualified Person

    Cornell McDowell, P. Geo., V.P. of Exploration for Aben is the Qualified Person as defined by NationalInstrument 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the technical information in this presentation.



  • Aben Trading Symbols

    TSX-Venture Exchange: ABNUS OTC Pink Symbol: ABNAFFrankfurt Exchange: E2L2

    Shares Outstanding: 30,236,240Fully Diluted Shares: 50,502,802Recent Share Price: $0.12


  • Aben Resources Key Directors and Advisory BoardRonald Netolitzky, M.Sc. Geology: Director, Chairman

    Ron Netolitzky serves as Chairman of the Board of Aben Resources Ltd. Mr. Netolitzky holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University ofAlberta and a M.Sc. degree from the University of Calgary, both in geological sciences.

    Mr. Netolitzky has been very successful in mining exploration with over 35 years of experience and having been directly associated with threemajor gold discoveries in Canada that have subsequently been put into production; Eskay Creek, Snip and Brewery Creek. Mr. Netolitzky has beenhonored with the Prospector of the Year award from the PDAC, and Developer of the Year award from the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines. In2015, he was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.

    James G. Pettit: Director, President & CEO

    Jim Pettit has been President & CEO and a Director of Aben Resources Ltd. since November 2002. Mr. Pettit is currently serving on the board ofdirectors of five publicly traded companies and offers over 25 years of experience within the industry specializing in finance, corporategovernance, executive management and compliance. Jim was previously Chairman and CEO of Bayfield Ventures Corp. which was bought by NewGold Inc. in January 2015.

    Timothy Termuende: P.Geo., Director

    Tim Termuende serves as a Director of Aben Resources Ltd. and is a professional geologist with over 30 years experience in the mineralexploration industry and is a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. Since earning his degree in Geological Sciences at theUniversity of British Columbia in 1987, Mr. Termuende has worked on exploration projects throughout North, Central, and South America and hasbeen personally involved in exploration within the Forrest Kerr, BC area in the early 1990's. He has been continuously active in mineralexploration throughout western Canada since 1976, and currently oversees a broad range of ongoing exploration projects located throughoutBritish Columbia, Saskatchewan, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.


  • Cornell McDowell, P.Geo., Vice President of Exploration & Qualified Person

    Cornell McDowell is a professional geologist registered in both Alberta and British Columbia and serves as V.P. of Exploration of Aben ResourcesLtd. He has been self-employed as a geological consultant throughout the past decade with both publicly listed and privately held mineralexploration corporations. Most recently he helped take Gold Reach's Ootsa project from the initial exploration stage through to resourcedevelopment which ended with the delivery of a positive PEA. He is currently President & CEO of North Sur Resources and serves on the boardand audit committee for Manson Creek Resources.

    Michael Roberts: Ph.D., P.Geo., Technical Advisory Board

    Mike is a professional geologist with over 15 years of experience in mineral exploration and is currently the V.P. of Exploration for Kiska MetalsCorporation. As a field geologist for several junior exploration companies and as V.P. for Kiska, Mike has conducted and managed grassroots toadvanced exploration programs for base and breccia metals in North America and Australia, typically in partnerships with major miningcompanies. Mike is passionate about the mineral potential of B.C., and has been actively involved in exploration programs in the Forrest Kerr areasince 2005.

    Henry Awmack: P.Geo., Technical Advisory Board

    Henry has over 30 years' experience in the mining industry. As a co-founder of Equity Engineering Ltd. in 1987, Mr. Awmack has managed allaspects of a geological consulting and contracting firm including project planning and execution, hiring of field crews, geological fieldwork,property examinations and preparation of technical reports. He has worked around the world exploring for a variety of commodities, and hasextensive "on the ground" experience in the Forrest Kerr, BC area in particular. Mr. Awmack holds a B.Sc (Honours) Applied Science in GeologicalEngineering from the University of British Columbia and is registered as a professional engineer with the Association of Professional Engineersand Geoscientists of British Columbia. 5


    3 HIGHLY PROSPECTIVE GOLD PROJECTS IN SAFE AND STABLE JURISDICTIONSThe Forrest Kerr Projects in BCs GOLDEN TRIANGLEThe Chico Project located in SaskatchewanThe Justin Project located in the Yukon






    The property agreements require a minimum of $3,000,000 CDN to be spent on exploration of the entire project area by June 30, 2020

    The Forrest Kerr Project encompasses in excess of 23,000 hectares

    Aben to earn 100%


  • The Forrest Kerr Project is located in the centre of BCs

    Golden Triangle, a World Class Gold District

    Greater than 172 M oz Gold endowment

    6 deposits with > 10 M oz Gold

    Over 65% of BCs gold resources are contained within

    Multiple deposit types with various ages of mineralization

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    Golden Triangle, B.C. Claims Map


  • Forrest Kerr InfrastructurePower & Roads

    Existing power line and power generation located on southern segment of property

    Proposed power line transects northern portion of the property

    AltaGas-owned 250 man camp located on property

    Project is road accessible to both the north and south portions of the property

    Northern road has cut through 9km of geology that is very prospective for hosting high grade gold deposits and VMS style gold deposits 10

  • Forrest Kerr ProjectFavourable Geology

    Over 20km of prospective Eskay & Brucejackstratigraphy

    Jurassic rocks in under-explored northern portion of property are analogous in time and geochemistry to Eskay Creek host rocks

    Property wide alteration and metal endowment show a robust hydrothermal system


  • Forrest Kerr ProjectMineralization

    Numerous documented poly-metallic occurrences along extent of property (Au, Ag, Cu, Pb, Zn)

    Large property wide multi-element soil geochemical anomalies (over 10,000 soil samples tested)

    Several historic localized high grade drill intersections

    Evidence for wide range of mineralization styles including Au-Ag rich VMS, epithermal veins, intrusion related vein systems and potential for Alkalic Cu-Au porphyry in the north portion of property 12

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    Moving Forward on the Forrest Kerr Gold Project

    Limited amount of field work conducted on the Forrest Kerr property in recentyears

    Previous work was guided through the application of the Eskay explorationmodel

    Re-interpretation of target models is required in light of the significance, size andpotential success of other deposits in the Golden Triangle (eg. Brucejack)

  • Chico Project Regional Tenure

    Silver Standard completed acquisition of Claude Resources May 2016

    Deal valued at $337 million

    Seabee/Santoy achieved highest annual gold production in its 26 year history in 2016 @ 77,640 ounces from feed averaging 7.91 g/t

  • Morelli and MacLachlan, 2012

    Chico Project District Geology

  • Major Trans-Hudson crustal feature 1500+ km, oblique to major boundaries

    Long history of re-activation

    Passes within 8km of Santoy and 100 km of 40M oz Homestake, SD

    Numerous gold showings on trend in Saskatchewan

    Chico Project District Geology

  • Chico Property Geology & Highlights

    Two north trending diorite lenses (100-300m wide) in granite/granodiorite

    Previous operators: Corona, Cameco, Wayne Fisher, Northwind Resources

    Chico Trend extends over 1.5kms

    Over 100 samples > 500 ppb in eight trenched areas

  • Chico Property Geology & Highlights

    Historic and 2016 Soil samples consistently anomalous along Chico Trend up to 4523 ppb