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  • Tackling nitrate contamination of water in mines 11 August 2016

    In South Africa’s increasingly water-scarce and environmentally regulated mining industry, BME’s emulsion explosives help keep nitrates out of mine water – preventing possible groundwater...

  • OMNIA increases offer price to C$0.25 per Nordex share 10 August 2016

    Omnia Holdings Limited today announces that it is increasing its all-cash per share offer price by C$0.03 to C$0.25 per share under its offer to purchase all the common shares of Nordex.

  • Omnia Offer to Nordex Explosives Ltd. 04 August 2016

    On August 3, 2016, Omnia Holdings Limited, through its mining division in the name of BME, officially launched an all-cash offer to purchase all of the outstanding common shares of Nordex Explosives Ltd. at...

  • BME emulsion triumphs in St Helena airport project 17 May 2016

    Delivering high-quality bulk emulsion explosive to a remote island in the Atlantic Ocean – and ensuing problem-free blasting for a two-year project – has proved BME’s ability to design and...


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.