LATEST NEWS

  • More new ideas for blast practitioners at BME’s 25th conference 16 November 2017

    South Africa’s ‘pockets of excellence’ need to be carefully protected and nurtured if the country wants to remain a competitive economic player in the global economy, warns futurist and scenario...

  • BME breaks into US market with successful test blasts 13 November 2017

    Africa-based blasting and explosives leader BME has taken its first steps into the US market with a number of successful test blasts making use of its cutting-edge digital initiation system, blast...

  • Another world record blast for BME 10 October 2017

    Blasting and explosives leader BME has broken the world record for the most electronic detonators fired in a single blast – this time in conjunction with its client Kansanshi Mining PLC at its...

  • Blasters realising value of longer delays allowed by EDDs 16 August 2017

    The revolutionary transition from non-electric to electronic delay detonators (EDDs) in the field of blasting has brought many benefits to mining productivity, but there are still plenty of...

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BME, together with Protea Mining Chemicals forms the mining division within the Omnia Group. The Omnia Group is a JSE listed diversified provider of specialised chemical products and services used in the mining, agriculture and chemicals sectors. Omnia has been in business for over 60 years and has its head office in Johannesburg, South Africa.