BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.
TSX : BQE

BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.

September 12, 2007 08:30 ET

BioteQ to Present at Stanford International Water Conference

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2007) - BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX:BQE) has been selected to deliver a presentation at the Stanford International Water Conference in New York. Brad Marchant, President and CEO of BioteQ, is scheduled to present to leading institutional investment representatives on Tuesday, September 18, 2007, at the InterContinental Hotel in New York at 8:00 am EDT.

Mr. Marchant will join executives from leading water industry companies at the conference. "The Stanford International Water Conference is an ideal venue for us to connect with some of the industry's top water investors," said Mr. Marchant. "We look forward to providing an update about our growth strategy and achievements."

The Stanford International Water Conference is hosted by Stanford Financial Group's Senior Water Analyst, Francesca McCann. Guest speakers will include experts within the water treatment, equipment, and utilities sectors. The conference brings together a broad cross-section of industry leaders who are driving investment trends and showcases a large selection of international companies. Speaker presentations will detail the most recent, noteworthy developments in both the water industry and public policy sphere.

BioteQ Corporate Profile

BioteQ is a leader in the treatment of metal contaminated water, working with the world's large mining companies and utilities to help them reduce their environmental liabilities, while generating revenue from their waste. BioteQ's proprietary BioSulphide®, ChemSulphide™, and Sulf-IX™ processes selectively remove metals and sulphate from contaminated water, and produce saleable products and clean water. BioteQ has partnered with leading metal producers including Phelps Dodge (Freeport), Breakwater, CVRD-INCO, Jiangxi Copper, Aditya Birla, Molymet and Xstrata as well as the US EPA and utilities operator EPCOR Water Services, to finance, design, build and operate mine site water treatment plants which recover saleable metals and meet strict environmental regulations. BioteQ is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and trades on the TSX under the symbol BQE. For additional information, go to www.bioteq.ca.

About Stanford Financial Group

Stanford Financial Group is a privately held, wholly owned global group of financial services companies led by Chairman and CEO R. Allen Stanford and founded by his grandfather, Lodis B. Stanford in 1932. Stanford's core businesses are private wealth management and investment banking for institutions and emerging growth companies. Stanford provides private and institutional investors with global expertise in asset allocation strategies, investment advisory services, equity research, international private banking and trust administration, commercial banking, investment banking, merchant banking, institutional sales and trading, real estate investment and insurance. Stanford serves clients from 136 countries on six continents. Securities products and services in the United States are offered through Stanford Group Company, member NASD/SIPC. More information on the company can be found at www.stanfordfinancialgroup.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Brad Marchant

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

Except for statements of historical fact relating to the Company, certain information contained herein constitutes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "might" or "will" occur. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. These factors include the inherent risks involved in the development, construction and operation of water treatment plants, variations in water quality, fluctuating metal prices, the possibility of project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future and other factors described in the section entitled "Risks" in the Company's Annual Report for the Year Ended December 31, 2006. Circumstances or management's estimates or opinions could change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or the accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.
    Tanja McQueen
    (604) 685-1243 or 1-800-537-3073
    or
    BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.
    Caren Holtby
    (604) 685-1243 or 1-800-537-3073
    (604) 685-7778 (FAX)
    Email: investor@bioteq.ca
    Website: www.bioteq.ca
    or
    Wolfe Axelrod Weinberger Assoc LLC - In the U.S.
    Adam P. Lowensteiner
    (212) 370-4500
    Email: adam@wolfeaxelrod.com
    or
    Wolfe Axelrod Weinberger Assoc LLC - In the U.S.
    Alisa D. Steinberg (Media)
    (212) 370-4500
    (212) 370-4505 (FAX)
    Email: alisa@wolfeaxelrod.com