Sasol Explosives and Enaex start a joint-venture. Sasol Explosives becomes Enaex Africa. Francisco Baudrand, CEO of Enaex Africa noted, “This is truly an incredible day for Enaex with a new venture on a new continent. This Joint Venture is a platform of growth for Enaex not only in Southern Africa, but also for us to become the leaders in explosives and blasting services for the Mining Industry on the African continent.”


Enaex was selected as Sasol’s preferred strategic partner to create a world-class explosives business on the African continent.


Sasol commenced with an asset review to ensure optimal financial contribution to the bottom line. In line with this review, Sasol Explosives business unit was identified for possible partnering with a world-class explosives brand.


In 1984, the Sasol Explosives business unit commenced operations.