BioteQ Environmental Technologies

BioteQ Commences Eighth Season of Operations at Raglan


Source: BioteQ Environmental Technologies

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/28/12 -- BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial wastewater, has commenced its eighth season of water treatment operations at Xstrata Nickel's Raglan site, located in the Nunavik region of northern Quebec. BioteQ's ChemSulphide® plant treats surface water, applying ISO 14001 standards for environmental compliance that meet very strict water quality requirements, producing clean water for release to the environment.

BioteQ has a fee-based operating contract with Xstrata, and is responsible for operating the ChemSulphide® plant as well as the Spoon water treatment plant at the site. The contracts run to April 2014. It is anticipated that the ChemSulphide® plant will treat approximately 1 million cubic meters of water during the 2012 operating season, depending on the availability of water after the snow melt.

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BioteQ is an innovative clean technology leader in global industrial water treatment, serving the mining and energy markets. The company's proven technologies have been applied at sites around the world to recover dissolved metals and remove sulphate, producing clean water and eliminating residual waste. BioteQ is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada and trades on the TSX under the symbol BQE. Please visit our website at for additional information.


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BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.
Tanja McQueen
VP Corporate Development
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