BME’s vision is to remain customer-focused and uphold a standard of operational excellence, growing the business internationally through an efficient and safety-driven global strategy, as well as to deliver real, quantifiable value through the application of best-inclass technology, products, and services that ensure a consistent user experience and improved product performance.
BME is a member of the Omnia Group, a JSE-listed diversified provider of specialised chemical products and services used in the mining, agriculture, and chemicals sectors. With over 30 years of experience, BME supplies explosives and related technical services to more than 20 African countries, with additional operations in Indonesia, Australia, North America, and South America. Our supply chain capacity consists of an extensive logistical network that provides our customers with security and consistency of supply.
The AXXIS Underground Centralized Blasting System allows underground mining operations to initiate blasts from a safe and convenient place on surface. The system allows real-time local monitoring with remote access monitoring capabilities. The monitoring features built into the system ensures that an up-to-date AXXIS Centralized Blasting System status and overview is available. This feature greatly improves the pre-and post-blasting decision-making processes.
The AXXIS is a fully programmable, accurate, easy, and safe to use electronic blasting system. The AXXIS system ticks the boxes on simplicity and functionality, making it the ideal tool for civil & mining projects. The AXXIS system was designed and developed in-house at BME, one of the largest explosives companies in Africa. BME has been operating on the continent for over 30 years and is listed on the Johannesburg stock exchange through its holding company, Omnia Holdings Limited. BME currently has a presence in 24 countries on 4 continents.
The electronic detonator assemblies consist of 3 parts that are interconnected: an aluminium shell, a spool of wire and a connector. Enclosed within the aluminium alloy shell is a printed circuit board, a fuse head, a primary charge and a base charge. The primary charge and base charge consists of DDNP and PETN/RDX respectively. Refer to product data information for specific configuration.