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BioteQ signs deal with Teck Resources for pilot test of technology

05/21/2013 05:34 EDT | Updated 07/21/2013 05:12 EDT
VANCOUVER - BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX:BQE) said Tuesday that it has signed a contract with Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B) for a pilot test of its selenium removal technology.

Under the agreement, BioteQ will construct a pilot scale plant for field testing.

The contract is expected to be worth about $900,000, depending on the time required for field testing, the water treatment technology company said.

The company will retain ownership of the pilot plant and all associated intellectual property.

Work under the contract is expected to be finished later this year.