News Issue August 2023

News Issue August 2023
News Issue August 2023

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sustainable lithium demonstration plant passes Financial Investment Decision 
  • Early results propel low emissions iron and steel development 
  • US delegation hosted by the Great Plains Institute visit Leilac-1
  • Expanding our US presence
  • Decarbonising shipping: Developing sustainable fuels and CO2 capture solutions 
  • New lab facilities open at Bacchus Marsh 
  • R&D leadership appointments
  • Adopting circular economy practices in our operations 
  • We’re hiring
  • Meet some of the Leilac team

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Sustainable lithium demonstration plant passes Financial Investment Decision 

A demonstration plant that aims to use Calix’s electric calcination technology to produce a low-carbon and low-waste lithium salt has passed its Financial Investment Decision. The demonstration plant is being developed in a joint venture with Pilbara Minerals. 

Learn about our sustainable lithium demonstration plant

Early results propel low emissions iron and steel development 

Pilot-scale testing shows that Calix’s ZESTY technology can produce a H-DRI product approaching commercial grade, with excellent metallisation achieved for multiple ores. 

Read more about our ZESTY technology, early results and next steps

US delegation hosted by the Great Plains Institute visit Leilac-1

A US delegation of 21 leaders from business, government and NGOs – organised by the Great Plains Institute – visited our Leilac-1 pilot plant to discuss the technology and policy solutions driving the decarbonisation of cement.  

Read more about the Great Plains Institute’s visit

Expanding our US presence

Calix’s Water business continues to expand its presence in the US water and wastewater treatment market, with new customers and new hydration plants in new regions.  

Read more on the growth in the water business in FY23

Decarbonising shipping: Developing sustainable fuels and CO2 capture solutions 

Decarbonising shipping is essential for the clean transport of the low-carbon minerals, fuels and exports of the future. Shipborne carbon capture and synthetic sustainable transport fuels offer two potential solutions. 

Learn about Calix’s work to decarbonise shipping

New lab facilities open at Bacchus Marsh 

A new multi-purpose laboratory provides a significant increase to the company’s research and development capabilities and capacity, helping to speed up technology and project development. 

Learn about our new R&D facilities

R&D leadership appointments

Calix is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Matt Boot-Handford to the role of Chief Scientist – Calix Ventures and Dr Salwan Al-Assafi as General Manager, Research and Development.

Find out more about the latest appointments

Adopting circular economy practices in our operations 

As part of our commitment to incorporate circular economy models into our operations, Calix has begun to repurpose broken intermediate bulk containers otherwise destined for landfill. 

Learn more about repurposing efforts

We’re hiring

The Calix team continues to grow across the globe. Discover new opportunities or register your interest at the links below. 

Latest job opportunities

Watch interviews with our team
  • Tom Hills – Technical Lead – Process Development
  • Youssef Aaraj – Project Manager/Process Engineer
  • Aoife Budge – Process Engineer

Watch interviews with our team

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News Issue August 2023

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