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Company overview

AECI is an explosives and speciality chemicals group. Commercial explosives, initiating systems, blasting services, chemical raw materials and related services are supplied to customers in the mining, quarrying, construction and manufacturing markets.1 The group is comprised of 16 businesses and operates in Africa, Australia and South East Asia. The 16 businesses are the following: Acacia Real Estate, AEL Mining Services, Akulu Marchon, Chemfit, Chemical Initiatives, ChemSystems, Crest Chemicals, Experse, ImproChem, Industrial Oleochemical Products, Lake Foods, Nulandis, Resinkem, SANS Technical Fibers, Senmin and Speciality Minerals SA.2 AECI employs a total of 6,450 people, including 4,950 people in South Africa.3

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