This article showcases our top picks for the best Oceania based Chemical Engineering companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Chemical Engineering industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Oceania Chemical Engineering Companies
Orocobre is dual listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) under the symbol “ORE” and on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) under the symbol “ORL”. The Company is included in the S&P/ASX 300 Index.
As a leading company in Argentina’s “Lithium Triangle”, Orocobre has built the first large–scale, de-novo brine based lithium project in over 20 years at its flagship Salar de Olaroz resource. The Olaroz Lithium Facility began as a joint venture project built in partnership with Japanese trading giant Toyota Tsusho Corporation (“TTC”) and the mining investment company owned by the provincial Government of Jujuy, Jujuy Energia y Mineria Sociedad del Estado (“JEMSE”).
The Olaroz Lithium Facility is presently ramping up production to reach the nameplate capacity of 17,500tpa of high quality lithium carbonate by Q4 2015. The enormity of the Olaroz resource combined with the sustainable practices of the business support the future potential for expansion plans or additional stage developments to occur in-line with growing lithium market demand.
> Read more about Olaroz Lithium Project The company expanded its industrial minerals operational capabilities in northern Argentina with the August 2012 purchase of Borax Argentina from Rio Tinto. Borax Argentina owns one of the few important borate deposits globally, and has a significant quantity of estimated mineralisation for long-life output.
Borax Argentina has been in operation for more than fifty years and is a well-established boron minerals and refined chemical supplier. > Read More about Borax Argentina Beyond current operations, Orocobre is well positioned for substantial growth through the expansion potential of Salar de Olaroz, the tapping of potential of its Salar de Cauchari property for additional production at the Olaroz operations, and through the future development of its pipeline of lithium, potash and borates in the Puna region of northern Argentina..
Avertana is a process technology company that has developed a proprietary platform to refine solid industrial waste streams into valuable mineral and chemical raw materials used to make everyday products. Products of Avertana’s process are used in products such as paint, building materials, paper and fertilisers.
The process is cost competitive with existing approaches but offers a much lower environmental footprint than traditional methods. Avertana helps its customers to build more sustainable supply chains by making mineral and chemical ingredients for widely-used products from sources that support optimal environmental outcomes.
Avertana’s waste to value process helps industry to reduce its environmental footprint competitively.. .
Geo40™ Limited is the first company to commercialise, in large scale, the extraction of silica from geothermal fluids. Geo40 has developed process technology for the removal of silica from geothermal fluids that have already been used for power generation.
This technology comprises two main sub-systems: extraction and processing.. .