BioteQ Environmental Technologies BioteQ is a water treatment company that applies innovative technologies and operating expertise to solve challenging water treatment problems, converting wastewater into a useful resource.
Our commercially proven technologies treat wastewater contaminated with dissolved heavy metals and sulphate, producing saleable by-products and clean water that can be discharged safely to the environment.
BioteQ works with leading companies in the mining and metallurgy industry, oil sands, and power generation sector to:
- Reduce the environmental liability associated with contaminated wastewater
- Eliminate the production of waste sludge
- Save money with lower life cycle costs compared to other water treatment processes
- Generate revenue from the sale of recovered metals and other by-products
- Produce high quality treated water that can be sold, recycled, or discharged
BioteQ provides water treatment services tailored to suit customer needs, including process design and engineering, equipment procurement, plant construction, commissioning, operator training, and ongoing operations management.
BioteQ is a water treatment company that applies innovative technologies and operating expertise to solve challenging water treatment problems in the resource and power generation industries, converting waste into a useful resource.
The company was founded in 1998 as Biomet Mining, and became publicly traded as BioteQ Environmental Technologies in 2001 when the company secured its first commercial contract. BioteQ has since successfully commercialized its water treatment technologies, and secured contracts with the world's leading mining companies, utility operators, and regulators to build and operate industrial water treatment plants ranging in capacity up to 24,000 cubic metres per day, at locations in Canada, the US, Mexico, Australia, and China. Our customers include Xstrata, Jiangxi Copper, Capstone Mining, and the US Environmental Protection Agency.
BioteQ has been named one of Canada's Top 50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations by Jantzi Research and Maclean's, and the company's sustainable water treatment solutions have been recognized with the CIM-Syncrude Award for Excellence in Sustainable Development, the Globe Award for Environmental Excellence, the PDAC Award for Environmental and Social Responsibility, the China Mining Environmental Protection Award, and the Mines & Money Sustainable Development Award.
In 2010, BioteQ treated 7.9 billion litres of wastewater, and removed 2.2 million pounds of metal contaminants from the environment.
BioteQ is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and trades on the TSX under the symbol BQE.
BioteQ works with the world's leading resource companies, utility operators and regulators, providing proven technology and specialized water treatment expertise to solve challenging water treatment problems in the resource and power industries.
Our team of engineers and operators have extensive experience in plant design, construction and operations. Because we both design and operate water treatment plants, we understand how to provide practical solutions that are proven in the field.
BioteQ has a successful track record of delivering safe and reliable water treatment plants that comply with environmental regulations and consistently achieve strict water quality requirements. We have a disciplined approach to training, safety, operations, and maintenance that incorporate ISO 14001 standards for environmental compliance, and we provide a process guarantee that the plant performs to design specifications.
With a client base that includes Xstrata, Jiangxi Copper, Capstone Mining, and the US Environmental Protection Agency, BioteQ has built 14 commercial plants at customer sites in Canada, the US, Mexico, Australia, and China, with new plants in development.
BioteQ creates customized water treatment solutions to remove or recover dissolved metals and remove sulphate from water generated by Mining, Power Generation, and Oil and Gas.
We provide water treatment operations for the world's leading resource companies, utility operators, and regulators. These firms work with us because we provide:
- An experienced team of engineers and operators who are water treatment specialists
- Proven solutions, tailored to meet the unique requirements of our customer's site
- Safe and reliable operations that incorporate ISO 14001 standards for environmental compliance
- A process guarantee that plants perform to design specifications
- The capacity to execute projects quickly
- A choice of contract arrangements
We provide a complete range of water treatment technology and operating services. Project scope can be adapted to suit customer needs, including:
- Process design and engineering
- Plant supply and construction
- Commissioning and operator training
- Operations services
BioteQ is recognized nationally and internationally for managing water in a sustainable manner and delivering positive impacts for the environment.
BioteQ's experienced team of water treatment experts create customized water treatment solutions that address the unique characteristics of each treatment site. We consider variables like water flow, water chemistry composition, and treatment objectives, and apply the best available technologies to solve our customer's water treatment challenge.
Our water treatment solutions combine conventional water treatment technologies with our proprietary processes, to deliver lower life cycle costs for water treatment while converting waste into a useful resource.
We are specialists in process design, plant construction, and operations, and have extensive experience with a wide range of water treatment technologies, including:
// Sulphide precipitation processes for metal removal and recovery
// Lime treatment
// SART process for gold operations
// Ion exchange for metal recovery
// Ion exchange for sulphate removal
Access to clean water is essential for human health, food production, and energy generation. Yet less than one percent of water on the globe is fit for consumption, driving the need for sustainable water treatment solutions. Innovative water treatment technologies, like those developed and applied by BioteQ Environmental Technologies, play an important role in supplying clean water while meeting strict environmental standards.
BioteQ is an investment in water and the environment. The company trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "BQE".
Why Invest in BioteQ?
- The market demand for innovative water treatment solutions is growing, driven by regulation and scarcity of water supplies.
- Our plant operations generate recurring revenues and contribute to positive cash flow from operating activities.
- We have proven operations, patented technology, and an established customer base.
- BioteQ has the necessary financial and human resources to grow and diversify.