Solving global challenges

Solving global challenges has been the basis of our passion and our business for over a decade, in our quest to become a leading global innovator of industrial solutions for the environment. Calix has unique potential to scale solutions to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Because there’s only one Earth. Mars is for quitters.

Our purpose explained

Responding to the threat of climate change

Calix’s technology is being used to help reduce CO2 emissions in cement, lime, and hydrogen production.

who we work with

latest news

January 08, 2020 \ Making Better Batteries
VIDEO: BATMn Reactor, a game-changer for advanced battery research

Back to the opening ceremony of the BATMn reactor, designed to make a range of nano-active materials for advanced batteries,

December 19, 2019 \ Reducing CO2 Emissions
Leilac Expert Insight Series : Simon Thomsen

In this video of the Leilac Expert Insight, Simon Thomsen, Calix Project Engineer explains how Calix applied its technology to

December 19, 2019 \ Reducing CO2 Emissions
Leilac Expert Insight Series : Phil Hodgson

In this video of the Leilac Expert Insight, Phil Hodgson, Calix CEO and Managing Director, talks about the importance of

Improving the sustainability of water treatment

Calix is developing safe, sustainable solutions to prevent odour, protect sewer infrastructure, while improving water and wastewater treatment performance.

Customer Stories

Improving the Sustainability of Water Treatment \ Municipalities
Solving extreme H2S odor, El Centro

ACTI-Mag reduces the odor to manageable levels at El Centro, Southern California, United-States.

Improving the Sustainability of Water Treatment \ Municipalities
Magnesium Hydroxide liquid for odour control, Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Replace lime and alum with Calix’s ACTI-Mag magnesium hydroxide liquid at Cassowary Coast Region, QLD, Australia.

Feeding the Growing Human Population \ Agriculture
Evaluation on field tomato in Australia, Goulburn Valley

BOOSTER-Mag improves plant resistance to insect damage at Goulburn Valley, Australia.

Improving the Sustainability of Water Treatment \
Chrome Precipitation at Casino, Casino Hide Tanners

ACTI-Mag is a highly reactive, concentrated and stabilised suspension of Magnesium Hydroxide manufactured by hydrating ultra high surface area Magnesium

Improving the Sustainability of Water Treatment \ Wineries
Improving the cellar door experience at Rutherglen, Campbell’s Wines

ACTI-Mag reduces H2S and consequently, odours within the cellar door at Campbell’s Wines, Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia.

Feeding the Growing Human Population \ Aquaculture
Yield Improvement in Shrimp & Prawn at Blue Archipelago, IKerpan Farm

AQUA-Cal improves the quality of water and thereby promoting better and healthy aquatic life at IKerpan Farm, Kerpan, Malaysia.

Creating Renewable Energy \ Agriculture
Anaerobic cogeneration plant at a piggery farm, Berrybank Piggery

ACTI-Mag on an anaerobic cogeneration plant at a piggery farm South West Victoria, Australia.

OUR HISTORY TIMELINE

  1. Foundation of Calix

    2005

    Calix is founded.

  2. Pilot

    2007

    First pilot calciner facility is built to test what was possible.

  3. First Plant

    2011

    First continuous calciner plant CFC 850 at Bacchus Marsh.

  4. Acquisition

    2012

    Acquisition of Myrtle Springs mining tenements.

    Awarded UK Government’s DECC grant to develop the Endex technology.

  5. World’s First

    2013

    World’s first 30kTpa commercial CFC demonstrator.

    First plant in South East Asia established.

  6. Awards

    2014

    First Magnesium Hydroxide Liquid (MHL) manufacturing facilities established in both VIC and QLD.

    Awarded a Commercialisation Australia grant helps accelerating the roll-out of our proprietary MHL slurrying technology via transportable batching plants.

    Establishment of a JV and MHL facility in the Philippines.

    Calix wins the Water Category Awards at the 2014 Australian Technologies Competition.

  7. More Wins

    2015

    ABA100 Winner for Best Technology Product in The Australian Business Awards 2015.

    Calix wins Agritech Award and is nominated Australia’s best emerging tech company of the year at the annual Australian Technologies Competition.

  8. Major Funding

    2016

    Awarded an Accelerating Commercialisation Australia grant to support BOOSTER-Mag commercialisation for agriculture.

    LEILAC consortium secures €12 Million EU Horizon 2020 Funding to demonstrate our CFC technology to reduce carbon emissions from cement and lime industries.

  9. Advanced Battery Project Wins

    2017

    Calix part of EU H2020 SOCRATCES Project – winning 5m Euros for solar thermo chemical storage pilot project.

    Calix wins $0.8m in Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund for advanced battery materials project.

  10. IPO

    2018

    On 20 July 2018, Calix successfully completed its initial public offering (IPO) and its shares commenced trading on the Australian Stock Exchange.

    Calix lists on the ASX, raising A$8m to accelerate growth.

    Calix LEILAC Project begins construction at HeidelbergCement factory in Lixhe, Belgium.

  11. Significant Turning Point

    2019

    Calix enters 10-year distribution agreement with Afepasa to supply bioactive magnesium hydroxide for agriculture.

    Calix acquires Inland Environmental Resources, a Magnesium Hydroxide Liquid (MHL) company based in the US.

    Awarded EUR16m by the European Commission for LEILAC 2, a commercial scale up of Calix CO2 capture technology.

    Calix joins Future Battery Industries FBI-CRC, the largest and most ambitious battery development program in Australia.

  12. 2020

Making better batteries

Calix is developing advanced materials for lithium ion batteries.

Addressing global sustainability challenges.

Calix has developed a patent-protected, platform technology that we are developing to help solve some key sustainability challenges as defined by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

A global network of R&D collaborations.

Calix develops its technology via a global network of research and development collaborations, including governments, research institutes and universities, some of world’s largest companies, and a growing customer base and distributor network for its commercialised products and processes.

Join the conversation

#marsisforquitters

Untreated wastewater - a growing danger...
"We've not just looked at wastewater, we've also looked at the wastewater that enters rivers and streams [..which is..] dangerous when it comes to farmers' fields” Pay Drechsel from @IWMI_ told the @BBCWorld

https://buff.ly/374D6hH

A great day at the @W2EForum where we discussed - with many other subject matter experts - how treating #wastewater from industries and farms can help generate #biogas, a #renewable source of heat and electricity

Learn more about @mwheatland presentation https://bit.ly/2HI1vPC

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

awards