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OMN - Omnia Holdings Limited - BME Losberg Cartridge Production Plant Explosion

Release Date: 02/03/2011 07:05:43      Code(s): OMN
OMN - Omnia Holdings Limited - BME Losberg Cartridge Production Plant Explosion 
OMNIA HOLDINGS LIMITED                                                          
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
(Registration number 1967/003680/06)                                            
JSE share code: OMN                                                             
ISIN: ZAE000005153                                                              
("Omnia" or "the Company")                                                      
BME Losberg Cartridge Production Plant Explosion                                
Omnia regrets to inform its shareholders that the lives of three employees were 
lost this afternoon in an explosion at the Company`s BME Losberg cartridge      
production plant ("the Plant") in the North West Province.  In addition, a      
further six employees were injured. All people who were at the scene of the     
incident have now been accounted for.                                           
Omnia is making available counsellors to its employees and the injured, as well 
as the families of the deceased and injured. Omnia expresses its sincerest      
condolences to the families of the deceased and injured employees.              
The Company has notified the relevant authorities and launched a full           
investigation to determine the cause of the incident.                           
The Plant involved in the incident supplies Megamite to the underground mining  
market. The other plants at Losberg were not affected.                          
2 March 2011                                                                    
One Capital                                                                     
Date: 02/03/2011 07:05:43 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za                     
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