VANCOUVER, BC – BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX:BQE), a leader in the treatment of metal and sulphate contaminated water, was named today as one of British Columbia’s “Top 100 Strongest and Fastest Growing Publicly-Traded Companies” by the Vancouver Sun newspaper. The list, assembled by accounting firm Ernst and Young, is based on an algorithm developed by the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business that reviews stock performance, financial statements, revenue, and employee counts. BioteQ ranked 18th in terms of share price gain, and 37th in terms of overall company growth.
Brad Marchant, BioteQ’s President & CEO stated, “We are pleased to be recognized as one of British Columbia’s fastest growing companies. This is the first year we have been included on the list, and reflects the significant growth BioteQ is experiencing. We are ramping up our water treatment plant projects around the world; in addition to operating our existing plants in Canada and the US, we are constructing five new plants, in locations including Australia, China, Mexico, and the US, with a strong development pipeline of future projects.”
BioteQ provides water treatment solutions for metal and sulphate contaminated water from mining and industrial sources, treating acid mine drainage, mineral processing water, industrial wastewater and contaminated groundwater. Global expansion in the mining sector, combined with increasing demands for water and stricter environmental standards are driving demand for BioteQ’s water treatment solutions.
BioteQ Corporate Profile
BioteQ finances, 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 than 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.
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