Bennett Environmental Inc.

Bennett Environmental Inc.

July 13, 2007 06:27 ET

Bennett Environmental Appoints New Board Member and Adopts Campaign Approach for All Facilities

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 12, 2007) - Bennett Environmental Inc. (the "Company") (TSX:BEV) today announced that Ralph T. Neville, F.C.A., has been appointed to the Company's board of directors.

Mr. Neville has worked in the accounting profession for over 40 years, serving as a partner for 32 of those years with BDO Dunwoody LLP. Mr. Neville was a specialist in the Income Tax Practice and was an active participant in many facets of the accounting community within Canada during his years with BDO Dunwoody LLP.

Christopher Wallace, Bennett's Chairman of the Board, commented, "we are quite pleased to have a person of Ralph's knowledge and stature in the accounting community join the Bennett Board and lend his considerable talents to the Company's board".

Mr. Neville will replace George Ploder who has been on the Board of Directors for five years. "We would like to thank George Ploder for his enormous time commitment and leadership of the Company's audit committee and wishes him well as he spends more time with his family and friends", said Christopher Wallace.

As well, Jack Shaw President and CEO, announced that all Bennett Environment Inc. facilities would operate on a campaign basis going forward. This reflects the periodic nature of the demand for Bennett's services and the efficiency with which the Company is able to process material. As a result of this campaign approach the Company has extended its planned summer shutdown of its Cornwall facility from the last 2 weeks of July to include August.

About Bennett Environmental Inc.

Bennett Environmental Inc. is a North American leader in high temperature treatment services for the remediation of contaminated soil and has provided thermal solutions to contamination problems throughout North America. Bennett Environmental's technology provides for the safe, economical and permanent solution to contaminated soil. Independent testing has consistently proven that the technology operates well within the most stringent criteria in North America.

Contact Information

  • Bennett Environmental
    Michael B. McSweeney
    (905) 339-1540 x 209