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Orica Mining Services China  

Orica Mining Services’ presence in China dates back to 1997, when it established its first cooperative foreign JV in the Chinese civil explosives industry - Orica (Weihai) Explosives Co., Ltd located in the coastal city of Weihai in the Shandong Province, east China.

Orica Mining Services is pursuing the vision “To be recognized as the supplier of choice for quality explosives and blasting solutions in the North Asian region”. Three entities have been established in mainland China in the  twelve years since Orica's entry into China, providing Commercial Explosives, Initiating Systems, Blast Based Services and Mobile Mixing and Charging Units to many markets including the open cut coal, open cut metal, underground mining, quarrying and construction markets

Orica (Weihai) Explosives Co., Ltd.

Orica (Weihai) Explosives Co., Ltd. (OEW) has an integrated capability of research, manufacturing, distribution, sales, technical services and blast based consultancy. Located in the coastal city of Weihai in Shandong Province in east China, OEW was established in 1997, and production commenced in 2000. Currently our designed annual manufacturing capacity is 24 million pieces of non-electric detonators, 10 thousand tons of packaged explosives and 3 thousand tons of bulk explosives.

Over the past 12 years, OEW has been continuing to progress. We currently have around 260 employees, servicing over 150 Customers across most of the country from various markets including the open cut coal, open cut metal, underground mining, quarrying and construction markets. We also service other countries, including Japan, Philippines, Australia, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Mongolia.

Hunan Orica Nanling Civil Explosives Co., Ltd.

A foreign equity joint venture contract was signed between Hunan Nanling Civil Explosives Materials Company and Orica to establish  Hunan Orica Nanling Civil Explosives Co., Ltd. - a manufacturer of initiating system. The proposed designed annual manufacturing capacity is 40 million pieces of non-electric detonators, and 150 million meters of signal tubes. The manufacturing facilities located in the province of Hunan are currently under construction and it is anticipated that production will commence in 2011.

Jiangsu Orica Banqiao Mining Machinery Co., Ltd.

A foreign equity joint venture contract was signed between Xinghua Banqiao Mining Machinery Company and Orica to establish Jiangsu Orica Banqiao Mining Machinery Co., Ltd. The company is dedicated to producing and selling ANFO and heavy ANFO (emulsion) mobile manufacturing and mixing units (MMU), as well as the Bulkmaster™ multifunctional MMU. The establishment of this joint venture symbolizes another significant step forward of Orica Mining Services in China.