BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.
TSX : BQE

BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.

October 04, 2011 18:33 ET

David Speed Joins BioteQ as Director of Technical Sales

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 4, 2011) - BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX:BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial waste water, is pleased to announce that David Speed has joined the Company as Director of Technical Sales. David is a seasoned sales professional, with 28 years of experience as a professional engineer, including 25 years in sales roles in the water treatment field working for Corix Water Systems, Kemira Water Solutions, Nalco, and Betz. David holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia.

Brad Marchant, BioteQ's CEO stated, "We are pleased to welcome David Speed to the newly created Director of Technical Sales position at BioteQ. David brings an extensive network of contacts and proven experience working with customers to solve their water treatment needs."

David's role at BioteQ is to execute the Company's sales strategy for the mining and energy markets in North America, driving sales growth to achieve corporate objectives. David is supported by BioteQ's knowledgeable team of engineers and operators who have extensive experience in water treatment plant design, construction, and operations.

David can be reached at BioteQ at 604-685-1243, or email dspeed@bioteq.ca.

BioteQ Corporate Profile

BioteQ creates custom water treatment solutions to recover dissolved metals and remove sulphate from water impacted by mining, energy and industrial activities. The Company's clean technologies convert wastewater into a useful resource while delivering lower life cycle costs for water treatment. BioteQ has designed and built 14 plants at sites in Canada, the US, Mexico, Australia and China, with additional projects in development.

BioteQ's sustainable water treatment solutions have been recognized with national and international awards for innovation and sustainability. BioteQ is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and trades on the TSX under the symbol BQE. For additional information, please visit our website at www.bioteq.ca.

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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, 2010. Circumstances or management's estimates or opinions could change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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Contact Information

  • BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.
    Tanja McQueen
    VP Corporate Development
    604-685-1243 or 1-800-537-3073
    604-685-7778 (FAX)
    investor@bioteq.ca
    www.bioteq.ca