VANCOUVER, BC – BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX : BQE), a leader in industrial wastewater treatment, today reported that all nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated May 7, 2015 were elected as directors of BioteQ at its Annual General Meeting of shareholders (AGM) held on June 16, 2015.
According to the proxies, a total of 6,207,356 common shares were voted at the meeting, representing 6.61% of the votes attached to all outstanding shares. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business, including the election of all director nominees as follows:
|Nominee||% votes “For”||% votes “For”||% votes “Withheld”||% votes “Withheld”|
|George W. Poling||1,357,606||97.78||30,875||2.22|
|Clement A. Pelletier||1,374,306||98.98||14,175||1.02|
|Christopher A. Fleming||1,364,006||98.24||24,475||1.76|
|Ronald L. Sifton||1,378,306||99.27||10,175||0.73|
The directors were elected to hold offices until the next AGM or until their successors are elected or appointed. Detailed voting results for the meeting are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
BioteQ Corporate Profile
BioteQ is a service provider that specializes in treating mining wastewater and specific hydrometallurgical streams with the focus on reducing Life Cycle Costs while achieving compliance and introducing sustainability into water management. We have extensive expertise and operations experience in sulphide precipitation, ion exchange, alkali/lime neutralization and SART process technologies. Over the past decade, BioteQ has designed and commissioned plants at mine sites for leading organizations including Glencore Canada, Freeport McMoRan, Jiangxi Copper and the US EPA and is currently operating six plants under long-term contracts. These plants remove dissolved metals and sulphate to well below the required regulatory discharge limits while reducing or eliminating the production of waste sludge and/or recovering valuable metals from waste streams for sale which reduces the life cycle cost of water treatment. BioteQ is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada and trades on the TSX under the symbol BQE. Please visit our website at www.bqewater.com for additional information.