Orica Limited is a Public Company that is ranked number 73 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Basic Chemical and Chemical Product Manufacturing in Australia industry.

In 2018 the company generated total revenue of $5,475,000,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2018 Orica Limited had 11500 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of Orica Limited is Mr Alberto Calderon whose official title is Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer. The Chairman of Orica Limited is Mr Malcolm Broomhead whose official title is Non-Executive Chairman. 

Orica Limited operates through the following business divisions:

  • Mining Services

The services division offers commercial explosives, initiating systems and blast-based services to the mining, quarrying, construction and oil and gas industries. The business is run globally, divided into four geographic regions: Australia Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The company operates manufacturing plants all around the world, either wholly-owned or through joint ventures.

  • Mining Chemicals

Orica produces a range of chemicals for the mining industry including sodium cyanide for gold extraction, emulsifiers for underground blasting and water management and flotation reagents for processing complex ore. 

  • Minova

Specialises in the manufacture of stabilisation chemicals and materials, speciality bolts and related equipment for the underground mining and civil tunnelling sectors

  • GroundProbe

Specialise in the provision of end-to-end hardware and software solutions to the underground and open-cut mining and civil industries. 

  • Agriculture

Engaged in the manufacture of fertiliser for use in farming under the Precision brand.

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