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About Omnia

The Omnia Group comprises a balanced and diversified range of complementary chemical services businesses with a broad geographic spread.

The Group extracts operational synergies and efficiencies across its businesses. It has been in business since 1953 and is listed in the Chemicals sector of the Johannesburg Securities Exchange.

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Agriculture

Agriculture

Omnia’s Agriculture division, Omnia Nutriology, is the market leader in southern Africa and comprises Omnia Fertilizer and Omnia Specialties.

The division produces granular, liquid and specialty fertilisers for a broad customer base of farmers, co-operatives and wholesalers throughout southern and East Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil.

Mining

Mining

BME is the leading supplier of explosives to the South African open pit mining and quarrying industry. It offers ground breaking solutions to all its customers and has operations in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mali, Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Malawi, Senegal and Zambia. It also trades into Mozambique and the DRC.

Protea Mining Chemicals offers value-added services to complement a wide range of chemical products.

Chemicals

Chemicals

Protea Chemicals is a well-established manufacturer and distributor of specialty, functional and effect chemicals and polymers, with a major presence in every sector of the broader chemical distribution market. Operating throughout South Africa and widely across the African continent, the company represents a large number of domestic and international principals, counting among its suppliers many of the world’s leading chemical producers.

The Omnia spirit underpins its service ethic, brings innovation to the fore, creates value for its customers and ensures integrity in all that it does.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR HY2024 RESULTS

As at 30 September 2023

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Revenue
decreased to R10 448 million
(HY2023: R12 164 million)
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Operating profit
decreased to R684 million
(HY2023: R802 million)
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Earnings per share
decreased to 285 cents
(HY2023: 304 cents)
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Global Credit Rating
upgraded to long term: A+, affirmed short term: A1 both with stable outlook
(HY2023: A, short term: A1 with a positive outlook)
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Recordable Case Rate
improved to 0.11
(HY2023: 0.20)
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Lost-time injury incidents
improved to 3
(HY2023: 6)
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Renewable energy use
increased to 5 348MWh
(HY2023: 63MWh)
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Water recycled or reused
increased to 101 megalitres
(HY2023: 27ML)
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GHG emissions
decreased to 65 046 t CO2e
(HY2023: 78 143 t CO2e)
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B-BBEE rating remained at Level 2
(HY2023: Level 2)