• BME targets drill-and-blast partners in USA 27 January 2021

    With a successful joint venture in Canada, BME is now also established in the United States – offering its sought-after explosives product range including electronic and non-electric initiation...

  • Industry honours BME’s safety journey 26 January 2021

    A stellar safety performance based on strong employee commitment has earned blasting and explosives leader BME a Sustained High-Performance Award from the chemical sector.

  • BME’s greener blasts from processed used oil 02 November 2020

    For over three decades, Omnia group company BME has been incorporating used oil in its world-class emulsion explosives, making blasting greener and reducing environmental risk.


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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.