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
("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
Date: 02/03/2011 07:05:43 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za
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