Orica has confirmed that it is the new explosives supplier for BHP and Roy Hill at their iron ore operations in the Pilbara region.
Brisbane’s Advanced Initiating Systems (AIS) is to rebrand as BME Australia as part of a rebrand led by South African explosives company BME, AIS’s majority shareholder. The name change is expected to occur in the second quarter of this year.
Incitec Pivot has lost its contract to supply explosives products and services to Pilbara iron ore miner Roy Hill.
Incitec Pivot’s contract to supply ammonium nitrate prill to BHP’s iron ore operations in the Pilbara will end in late 2019.
Mine explosives manufacturer Dyno Nobel has released a new and improved version of its Explosives Engineers’ mobile app.
Explosives and fertiliser manufacturer Incitec Pivot has lifted profit significantly, despite cyclical downturns in its two main areas of businesses.
Haulmax has been awarded a $3 million grant to help develop two new explosives units for the surface mining industry.
Downer has pulled out of the Burrup Peninsula ammonium plant construction project over a pay dispute.
Orica has carried out a shakeup of the business, dramatically realigning its business model.
Orica has announced a reduction in production and jobs at its Gladstone Yarwun site.
Orica has won a contractor to provide a variety of drilling, blasting, and supply services for PhosAgro’s Apatit operation in Russia.
Mining explosives company Orica has announced its new interim CEO, following Ian Smith’s departure last week.
Orica have announced a timetable for the resignation of current CEO Ian Smith.
Firefighters who were injured during a rescue at a truck rollover and ammonium nitrate explosion last year will receive bravery awards for their selfless efforts.
Explosives and fertiliser manufacturer Incitec Pivot has posted a net profit decrease of 33 per cent for the year to September 30.
Australia’s newly elevated national security alert level has prompted Orica Yarwun to undertake a review of security and safety procedures.
Orica has been fined more than half a million dollars for a series of chemical spills at its Kooragang Island and Port Botany facilities.
Orica has signed a long term agreement for CF Industries to supply up to 725 747 tonnes of ammonium nitrate
Explosives and chemicals supplier Orica plans to increase production of ammonium nitrate at its Kooragang Island site by 70,000 tonnes.
Incitec Pivot has posted a 27 per cent fall in profit, with the explosives and fertiliser maker blaming reduced demand from the mining sector and the strong Australian dollar for the slump.