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AECI posts record profit from operations for FY18

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th February 2019 Specialty chemicals group AECI has achieved its highest ever profit from operations of nearly R2-billion for the year ended December 31, 2018. This was 27% higher than the R1.58-billion profit from operations achieved in 2017. 

AECI posts record HEPS for FY17

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     27th February 2018 Explosives and specialty chemicals group AECI on Tuesday reported its highest recorded headline earnings per share (HEPS) to date, at 959c, for the financial year ended December 31. HEPS were up 17% year-on-year, while earnings a share increased by 22% year-on-year to 900c. 


12th September 2016 ImproChem is the leading provider of value-adding water and process treatment chemicals, equipment and services for the mining and minerals processing industry in Africa.  

AECI reports lower H1 earnings, higher revenue

By: Anine Kilian     26th July 2016 Specialty chemicals and explosives manufacturer AECI on Tuesday reported higher revenue, but lower earnings a share for the six months ended June 30. Headline earnings per share (HEPS) fell 48% year-on-year to 293c, while earnings a share (EPS) decreased 50% year-on-year to 292c. 

AECI generates 56% of total earnings from mining

By: Mia Breytenbach     4th March 2016 Explosives and specialty chemicals company AECI reported that 56% of the group’s revenue for 2015 has been generated from the global mining industry, of which explosives contributed 44% and mining extraction and chemicals 12%. Speaking at the company’s results presentation for the year ended... 

Bulk land sale boosts AECI’s earnings to 6% a share

By: Mia Breytenbach     23rd February 2016 Explosives and specialty chemicals company AECI’s headline earnings per share (HEPS) rose 6% to 894c for the year ended December 31, mostly owing to benefits gained from the company’s bulk property sale in Somerset West in June 2015, which contributed 230c to HEPS. Speaking at the company’s... 

ImproChem’s expansion benefits mining industry

29th August 2014 Water, energy and air-quality management solution supplier ImproChem, which forms part of JSE-listed AECI, is well positioned to provide technology and services to the sub-Saharan African mining industry, owing to its focus on expanding its technology offering and market reach in recent years. 

AECI property sale offsets platinum-sector strike impact

By: Natasha Odendaal     29th July 2014 Despite the five-month strike in the platinum sector impacting AECI’s half-year performance, the sale of its Modderfontein property and improved performance from the chemical cluster hiked headline earnings per share (HEPS) by 10%. The JSE-listed group’s R1.1-billion sale of property to Shanghai... 

Steadying SA mining sector bolsters AECI’s FY earnings

By: Natalie Greve     25th February 2014 Increased demand for chemical explosives by the South African mining sector drove speciality group AECI’s earnings for the year ended December 31 northwards, pointing to a stronger minerals industry than that of 2012. However, strikes in the platinum mining industry this year had already impacted... 

Speciality group’s new service model for miners

By: Keith Campbell     18th May 2007 SOUTH African speciality chemicals group Chemical Sevices (ChermServe) is prioritising the rolling out of its �total service model� for the mining industry. Expanding its mining-related activities is one of the group�s top priorities within its overarching objective of expanding all its... 

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