• Partners’ tech pipelines vital to mine productivity 12 September 2019

    Far-sighted mining houses are delving deeper into the technology resources of their suppliers, aiming more than ever to leverage outside innovation for their own productivity.

  • Growing expectations and risk drive blasting bar higher 12 September 2019

    In every aspect of mining today, the watchword is productivity; drill and blast functions are no exception, and the pressure to perform better is equally on suppliers.

  • BME in Canadian JV with Consbec 11 September 2019

    Blasting and explosives leader BME, a member of South Africa-based Omnia Group, has announced a joint venture in Canada with Consbec, the largest surface drilling and blasting contractor in Canada.



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.