What does Orica do in Gladstone?

What does Orica do in Gladstone?

Orica Yarwun is located 9km west of Gladstone, Queensland. The facility manufactures products which are used in Queensland mining operations as well as in the national and international mining industries.

When did ICI become Orica?

2 February 1998
When parent company ICI Plc divested its major shareholding in ICI Australia in 1997, a new independent Australasian company was formed; and on 2 February 1998 we became known as Orica.

What does Orica Limited do?

Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunnelling.

What industry is Orica?


Type Public
Industry Metals, mining, oil and gas, construction, tunnelling
Founded Australia
Headquarters Orica House East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Key people Malcolm Broomhead (Non-Executive Director & Chairman) Sanjeev Gandhi (Managing Director & CEO)

How many countries is Orica in?

100 countries
We’re a truly global organisation, with operations across more than 100 countries.

Where is Orica head office?

Victoria, AustraliaOrica / Headquarters

Who is the CEO of Orica?

Sanjeev Gandhi (Apr 1, 2021–)Orica / CEO

Is Orica a good company to work for?

Is Orica a good company to work for? Orica has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 336 reviews left anonymously by employees. 60% of employees would recommend working at Orica to a friend and 40% have a positive outlook for the business.

What does MMU operator stand for?

“A mobile processing unit (or MPU) means a vehicle or a moveable piece of equipment (also called a mobile mixing unit or MMU) designed to transport the constituents of a bulk ammonium nitrate-based explosive to the place where the explosive will be manufactured and used”.

What is a MCU Operator?

Underground Operator – MCU The Underground Operator will operate mobile equipment by safe delivery of blast and explosive services.

What does MCU stand for in mining?

Mine Closure Plan. MCUS. Upstream Magela solute load site.

What is MPU truck?

What is a mobile processing unit (MPU)? Mobile processing units (MPUs) are purpose-built vehicles that are used in mining operations to manufacture or blend Class 1 bulk explosives at the location of blasting. The MPU delivers the explosive directly into the blast hole via a pump or auger.