African Oxygen Limited - Afrox Signs Supply ContractsRelease Date: 08/09/2016 08:00:00 Code(s): AFX
AFRICAN OXYGEN LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1927/000089/06)
JSE code: AFX
NSX code: AOX
(?Afrox? or the ?Company?)
AFROX SIGNS SUPPLY CONTRACTS
Afrox is pleased to announce to shareholders that the Company has:
- Signed a ten-year R45 million liquefied petroleum gas (?LPG?) supply agreement, with one of
South Africa?s largest poultry producers, which supplies stores such as Woolworths, Nandos
and OBC. Under the agreement, Afrox will also erect 16 bulk tanks. "We are proud to be the
supplier of choice to one of South Africa's success story businesses," said Afrox Managing
Director, Schalk Venter. "Not only did we retain their business in the face of fierce competition
but we have grown it and extended the contract."
- Signed agreements to supply a major concentrated solar power project with pressure storage
vessels, Nitrogen and LPG. The contract with the Northern Cape solar power project is worth
R59 million. The project, to construct a 100 MW parabolic trough plant with a five-hour
thermal energy storage system using molten salts, will form part of the largest solar complex
- Signed a five-year R60 million agreement to supply a national network of petrol stations with
Handigas for onward sale to forecourt customers. The deal, which will run until 2021, and will
see Afrox?s LPG brand Handigas being made available at 244 garages across South Africa.
"Handigas is a brand synonymous with product excellence, service and safety and Afrox is
delighted this national petrol station chain has chosen to partner with us to supply Handigas
to their customers,? said Schalk Venter.
- Signed a five-year R24 million agreement to supply a South African petrochem company with
welding consumables. The supply contract will run until 2021.
8 September 2016
Date: 08/09/2016 08:00:00 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za
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