Orica has announced that it is to acquire Exsa, a Peruvian manufacturer and distributor of industrial explosives, enabling it to significantly increase production. As part of the $302 million deal, Orica will integrate Exsa’s Initiating Systems manufacturing facility into its global manufacturing footprint. By utilising the facility’s capacity, Orica will be able to significantly increase … Continue reading Orica to acquire Peruvian explosives manufacturer Exsa
Orica has released its 2019 results which have shown a profitable result, after posting a loss in 2018. The explosives and chemical manufacturing company posted a net profit after tax of $245 million. Share earnings increased by 14 per cent to 97.9 cents per share. “Orica’s manufacturing and cost performance is improving across the board. … Continue reading Explosives manufacturer posts positive results
The transformative impact of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is often talked about in think pieces, and conference key notes, but it is not as common to hear from a company that has adopted its strategies and seen an effective, fundamental shift in their business practices. This is why hearing from global commercial explosives … Continue reading IIoT and digital transformation: From manufacturing an input to designing for outputs
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Dyno Nobel Asia Pacific $460,000, after a misplaced pipe and a valve failure resulted in toxic wastewater flowing onto a neighbouring farm, waterlogging a paddock and killing livestock. Dyno Nobel produces nitrate products used in explosives. In January and February 2015, work on Dyno’s on-site wastewater collection … Continue reading Explosives manufacturer fined $460,000 for livestock death
Two workers were killed by an explosion at a Chilean Orica factory over the weekend.
Eleven reportable leaks have led to investigations at the Pilbara Fertiliser site in Western Australia, owned by Yara International.
Mining service and chemicals company Orica has today announced a half year profit increase to $267 million, up 6 per cent compared to the same time last year.
Clariant Mining will spend $3.5 million to upgrade its Australian chemical plant.
Chemical manufacturer Orica’s annual profit has taken a hit, falling by 37 per cent.
An explosives company is set to battle residents in Central Queensland as it fights to overturn the council’s rejection of a $10 million development proposal.
Incitec Pivot has commenced ammonium nitrate production at its plant in Moranbah, Queensland.