CVW Cleantech Welcomes New CEO, Akshay Dubey; Proclaims

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CVW CleanTech Inc. (the “Firm” or “CVW CleanTech”) (TSX-V: CVW) CVW CleanTech Inc. (TSX-V:CVW (the “Firm” or “CVW CleanTech”) is happy to announce the appointment of Akshay Dubey as Chief Govt Officer (“CEO”), efficient September 14, 2022. Mr. Dubey will relocate to Calgary from November 1, 2022 and lead the Firm into the following part of its evolution, because it focuses on commercializing its patented oil sands reprocessing applied sciences and making use of a novel monetary construction to a quickly rising clear tech trade. As well as, Mr. Dubey can be appointed to the Board of Administrators.

Mr. Dubey, beforehand reported on to the Board of Administrators of BaseCore Metals LP (“BaseCore”) which he led since its inception and was not too long ago bought for $525M. His focus included figuring out and executing extra stream and royalty investments within the base metals sector, together with managing their portfolio of belongings. Earlier to BaseCore, Mr. Dubey was a Principal throughout the Pure Assets workforce at Ontario Academics’ Pension Plan Board (“OTPP”), the place he gained in depth expertise in each the vitality and mining sectors; together with originating and structuring numerous investments, such because the Heritage Royalty platform, and BaseCore. Earlier than becoming a member of OTPP, Mr. Dubey labored for CIBC of their funding banking division throughout the mining group primarily based in Toronto, Canada. He holds a Bachelors of Enterprise Administration (Hons.) from the Schulich College of Enterprise at York College.

Mr. Dubey mentioned: “I’m extremely excited by this distinctive alternative and I’m grateful to the Board and shareholders for entrusting me with the accountability of main CVW Cleantech by means of this pivotal interval as we glance to remodel the Firm. I strongly consider that CVW Cleantech’s core intention of making worth from waste by means of the reprocessing of oil sands tailings to provide hydrocarbons and significant minerals is critical to create a extra sustainable world. The discount in general emissions and environmental impression of these tailings can also be key to the long-term viability of oil sands manufacturing as we decarbonise the world and transfer in the direction of a greener future. We intention to attain this by means of shut partnership with oil sands producers which can create worth for all stakeholders concerned by means of our ingenious financing construction and can be an necessary element in hitting web zero emission targets.

Mr. Dubey additional famous, “By way of this course of, I’ve been impressed with the Firm’s technical workforce, and I’m excited to work with such a gifted set of people who’ve devoted themselves to creating these revolutionary options for a problem the trade has been grappling with for many years. Collectively, I’m extremely assured in our potential to deploy our know-how within the oil sands and create a profitable platform, however it’s the likelihood to entry new avenues for progress to create a brand new clear tech chief within the commodity area that that actually excites me. To reveal my sturdy degree of dedication and perception on this platform, I’m happy to be making a direct funding into the Firm.”

Mr. Darren Morcombe, who will return to his function as Chair of the Board, mentioned: “We’re wanting to have Akshay be part of our management workforce at CVW CleanTech, bringing contemporary concepts to the desk alongside together with his expertise in constructing partnerships and negotiating distinctive monetary buildings. Now we have structured an incentive construction that carefully aligns the CEO’s success with that of the enterprise by specializing in key efficiency milestones that can in the end drive worth for stakeholders and create a robust degree of frequent function. For me, the chance in clear tech going a lot additional than our present applied sciences.”

Inventory possibility grant
Mr. Dubey can be granted 5 million inventory choices, 2.4 million instantly, and the rest when the there’s enough fairness plan headroom obtainable. The choices will vest after a minimal of 18 months and after attaining sure efficiency and market-based circumstances. These choices have an train worth of $1.27, and a time period of 5 years to expiry.

Non-public Placement
Concurrent with the appointment of a brand new CEO, CVW CleanTech additional proclaims it proposes to supply items for subscription, by means of a non-brokered personal placement (the “Providing”). The position will include the issuance of 833,334 Items, with anticipated gross proceeds of $1.0 million. Every Unit will consist of 1 frequent share and one share buy warrant. Every warrant entitles the holder to amass one frequent share at a worth of $1.80 per share for a interval of 4 years from the date of issuance. Beneath the phrases of his employment contract, Mr. Dubey is required to speculate a minimal of $250,000 as a part of this placement. The frequent shares and warrants issued pursuant to the providing can be topic to a 4 month maintain interval from the cut-off date. The Providing is topic to the approval of the TSX Enterprise Trade, and is anticipated to shut by mid October 2022.

About CVW CleanTech Inc.

CVW is a clear know-how innovator that has targeted on offering options to the mining sector of Canada’s oil sands trade. The Firm’s CVW™ know-how gives sustainable options to cut back the environmental footprint of the oilsands trade. Our know-how reduces the environmental impression of oil sands froth therapy tailings, whereas economically recovering priceless merchandise that may in any other case be misplaced. CVW™ recovers bitumen, solvents, heavy minerals and water from tailings, stopping these commodities from coming into tailings ponds and the ambiance: unstable natural compound and greenhouse gasoline emissions are materially decreased; scorching tailings water is improved in high quality for recycling; and residual tailings could be thickened extra readily. A brand new minerals trade could be created with the manufacturing and export of zircon and titanium, important substances within the ceramics and pigment industries.

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By their nature, forward-looking statements contain quite a few assumptions, identified and unknown dangers and uncertainties and different components that contribute to the likelihood that the anticipated end result is not going to happen, together with, with out limitation: the power of the Firm to fulfill the relevant circumstances to closing of the Providing; the power of the Firm to acquire all required approvals to finish the Providing; and the chance that the extra inventory choices can’t be granted to Mr. Dubey in a well timed method. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing listing of things shouldn’t be exhaustive.

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