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SaltX featured in International Cement Review April 2024 issue

SaltX’s electric calcination technology is highlighted in the latest issue of the International Cement Review, a well-known and established magazine for the cement industry with a global reach of over 2,600 cement plants. The article is focused on how we leverage plasma technology to convert electricity directly into high-temperature heat, which emerges as a cost-effective and scalable solution. Click here or on the article below to read!  

Decarbonizing the Quicklime & Cement Industry – Electrification vs. Standard Carbon Capture

  SaltX:s Corey Blackman, Ph.D. in Energy and Environmental Technology, on how new technology must be implemented to heavily reduce one of the biggest emitters in the world, the cement and quicklime industries. Why have we chosen to tackle emissions from quicklime and cement production? Corey Blackman: Well, if we don’t tackle the emissions from quicklime and cement industries, we won’t be able to meet our climate targets. So they account for about 8% of…

SaltX has won the Impact Challenge organized by Dagens Industri

SaltX Technology was one out of three nominees for winning the first prize, along with Plant and Nordic SeaFarm, two highly interesting companies with a bright future ahead of them. Dagens Industri (The leading business magazine in Sweden) arranged Impact Summit Sweden with its partners Grant Thornton, Lynk & Co, Swedish Incubators & Science Park, and ScaleUp Group.   The jury’s motivation: “By scaling its fossil-free innovative technology, SaltX has the potential to revolutionize an…

Grand Opening – ECRC (Electric Calcination Research Center)

On the 16th of November, we had our Grand Opening event for our magnificent test and research center in Hofors, Sweden. Over 100 invited guests celebrated this very special moment together with us. In less than ten months, we have constructed and built a world-unique facility, paving the way forward to industrialize our electrification and carbon dioxide separation technology. The event marks the beginning of a new era for us as a company, as we…

SaltX strengthens its organization for expansion – recruits a new Chief Operations Officer

SaltX is recruiting Lina Jorheden as the new COO to strengthen the company’s industrialization phase. With her solid background in building strong organizations in international industrial companies, Lina is responsible for leading and developing the operational work in the company’s ongoing expansion. Lina joined SaltX in May this year and is part of the company’s management team. Here’s a chance to get to know her a little better. You have been part of SaltX for…

World-unique test and research center for electric calcination

In the historic industrial town of Hofors, a unique industrial test facility is being built representing a decisive step in the commercialisation of SaltX’s patented innovation, the electric arc calciner (EAC). The facility serves as the bridge between the previous smaller pilot and the full-scale industrial facilities that will be established together with our partners. About three years ago, SaltX began exploring the potential of an electrified solution for the industrial process known as calcination.…

SaltX and SMA Mineral in a collaborative project with Swerim regarding the use of “green lime” for steel production

  SaltX Technology and SMA Mineral project on the melting behavior of “green lime” for steelmaking has been granted by Vinnova. The project is part of the strategic innovation program Swedish Mining Innovation called “Secure sustainable metal and mineral supply,” which is a project managed by Swerim. Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency, and Formas finance the projects. Lime is required in several steps in the steelmaking process to form a slag, protect the steel melt…

Meet the innovators behind the EAC product

SaltX Technology is an innovative Greentech company that strives to develop energy storage and electrification technology that significantly contributes to reduced carbon dioxide emissions from the energy and industrial sector. This means that we constantly need to break new ground with innovation and curiosity leading us to newdiscoveries and advances. To succeed, innovative people with an untiring desire to resolve both big andsmall challenges are needed. Lars Croon and Corey Blackman are such people. Lars Croon…