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   Explosives Manufacturing in Australia
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Orica Limited - Premium Company Report Australia

30-09-2016, 27 pages

Orica Limited is a Public Company that is ranked number 72 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Basic Chemical and Chemical Product Manufacturing in Australia industry.

In 2016 the company generated total revenue of $5,185,600,000 including sales and other revenue. The exact number of employees for this organisation is not available. 

The Chief Executive of Orica Limited is Mr Alberto Calderon whose official title is Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer. The Chairman of Orica Limited is Mr Malcolm Broomhead whose official title is Non-Executive Chairman. 

Orica Limited operates through the following business divisions:

  • Orica Mining Services

The services division offers commercial explosives, initiating systems and blast-based services to the mining, quarrying and construction industries. The business is run globally, divided into four geographic regions: Australia/Asia, North America, Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The company operates manufacturing plants all around the world, either wholly-owned or through joint ventures.

  • Chemicals

Orica produces chemicals for use in different aspects of the mining industry. Orica produces products such as sodium cyanide for gold extraction, emulsifiers for underground blasting and water management and flotation reagents for processing complex ore. Many mining chemicals are manufactured at Orica's Deer Park facility.

Orica also produces a range of general chemicals for the food and beverage, health and personal care industries.

In March 2015 Orica finalised the sale of its non-mining chemicals business to investment firm Blackstone. The new stand-alone chemicals business trades under the name of 'Ixom'.


  • Other

The company conducts several minor activities including the Botany Groundwater Recycling Business, as well as corporate and support activities

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