VANCOUVER, BC – BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX:BQE), a leader in the treatment of metal and sulphate contaminated water, announces the appointment of C. Bruce Burton to the Board of Directors. Mr. Burton is a seasoned financial professional with a distinguished career in the mining and resource industries. Over his 35 year career, he has held a number of senior executive positions, including CFO of Dundee Precious Metals, President of BlackRock Ventures, Acting President and VP Finance of Rayrock Resources, and President of Minera Rayrock. Mr. Burton is a Chartered Accountant, and holds a Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario. In addition to his directorship with BioteQ, Mr. Burton is also a director of Titanium Corporation.
George Poling, BioteQ’s Board Chair stated, “We are pleased to welcome Bruce Burton to the BioteQ Board. He brings a wealth of industry experience and financial expertise to his role, and we look forward to having Bruce participate at the Board level and welcome his insights as BioteQ continues to build new plants and expand its global operations.”
BioteQ Corporate Profile
BioteQ builds, owns and operates water treatment plants for the world’s mining companies and utility operators, reducing environmental liabilities while generating revenue from waste. The Company’s commercially proven technology treats acid mine drainage and other metal-laden waste water by sequentially removing metals and sulphate, producing saleable metal products and clean water that can be discharged safely to the environment. BioteQ is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and trades on the TSX under the symbol BQE. For additional information, go to www.bqewater.com.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
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