• BME’s Africa offerings and focus on show at Indaba 28 January 2019

    South Africa-based explosives leader BME will be showcasing its African presence, expertise and technology at the 2019 Investing in African Mining Indaba from February 4 to 7 in Cape Town; it will...

  • BME supports Zambia’s success in copper and more 22 October 2018

    As Zambia’s copper mining focus shifts west from Kitwe, Ndola and Chingola to the growing operations at Solwezi and Kalumbila, blasting leader BME supplies some of the largest minerals operations in...

  • Real-time blast block data reporting from BME 21 September 2018

    Getting real-time data from a blast block during drilling, charging and stemming operations is difficult with traditional manual reporting systems – but BME’s XPLOLOG™ system has changed all that.

  • More BME blasting technology to come for Australia 12 September 2018

    BME has already become well established in Australia through distributing the leading AXXISTM digital detonation system by its now wholly-owned entity Advanced Initiating Systems Ltd (AIS).


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.