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.

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Responding to the threat of climate change

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

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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.

latest news

March 30, 2020 \ Reducing CO2 Emissions
Final project agreements execute for LEILAC-2 CO2 capture facility

Press Release Calix has announced that final project agreements have been executed for the scale-up of its Low Emissions Intensity

March 24, 2020 \ webinar
Methods of phosphate removal in wastewater

April 9, 10 am AEDT
In this webinar, Michael will explore ways that you can reduce the phosphate within wastewater effluent while improving the quality of sludge.

March 23, 2020 \ webinar
Better pH and alkalinity control

April 16, 10 am AEDT
In this webinar, we will look at different techniques for pH control with the help of Doug Kelley, a leader in the field.

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 a tannery, 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, 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, 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.

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