• 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.

  • Operational excellence, safety are two sides of same coin 02 November 2020

    The key to an improved health and safety record in the mining workplace lies with integrating safety firmly as part of operational excellence.

  • Blasting tech takes mines into the future 22 September 2020

    22 September, 2020, Johannesburg – Built on innovation since its inception over 3 decades ago, global explosives leader BME – a member of the JSE-listed Omnia Group – paves the way for mines to...


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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.