For more than a 100 years, Enaex has been growing in Latin America, becoming the regional leader in producing high quality explosive grade (low-density) ammonium nitrate and developing extensive & comprehensive rock fragmentation services for the mining industry.
Since opening its first subsidiary in Argentina in 2007, Enaex has been continuing growing outside of Chile, a new cycle started with the acquisition of one-third of Britanite in Brazil in 2012 and starting operations in the Peruvian market in 2014.
2015 is a turning point into the internationalization of Enaex with two major acquisitions: finalizing the acquisition of 100% of Britanite and purchasing Davey Bickford, which completes our blasting services capabilities with the expertise in electronics detonators and expands its global reach thanks to Davey Bickford subsidiaries all around the world.
In 2018, Enaex USA commissioned an emulsion plant in Utah.
Then, Enaex became the major partner in a joint-venture with Sasol in South Africa during 2019, creating Enaex Africa.
In 2021, Enaex expands its presence in Australia while closing the purchase of Downer Blasting Services, creating Enaex Australia which enables Enaex full blasting capabilities in Australia adding to the existing expertise from Davey Bickford Enaex Australia on electronic initiation systems since 2009.
Exporting its ammonium nitrate and electronic initiation systems around the world among other products, producing detonators, high explosives and added value emulsions locally, Enaex is on its way to accomplish its vision of becoming the preferred premium blasting solution partner in all main mining regions.
Enaex Brazil, an explosives and rock fragmentation service company founded in 1961, has had a strong participation in the major infrastructure works that have arisen in Brazil for more than 50 years.
The company’s trajectory is marked by the entrepreneurial spirit, determination and strength of its team that have led it to become the leading company in its segment in Brazil.
International leader in high-technology initiation systems for blasting in mining, construction, tunneling and seismic exploration.
Founded in France with the invention of the safety fuse in 1831, the company has nearly 200 years of innovation experience.
Enaex Africa is a subsidiary of Enaex and is a joint venture with Sasol established in 2020.
It is a world-class blasting services company delivering premium solutions to the most important mining regions and companies in Africa.
Enaex Africa produces and distributes a wide variety of explosives and value-added solutions, providing all the products required to execute the entire blasting process.
Enaex Australia are one of the largest explosive manufacturers providing a full range of explosive products and services to the Australian industry.
Enaex Argentina was created in July 2007 with the purpose of accompanying the growing expansion of the Argentinean mining industry.
In a few years it has managed to position itself as one of the leading companies in the Argentinean sector, providing integral rock fragmentation services and consulting for customized solutions.
The Company has been operating in Colombia since 2010, when it built and opened a high-tech packaged emulsions plant through a partnership contract with the defense industry.
Enaex Colombia S.A.S. provides integral rock fragmentation services for mining, quarries and infrastructure.
Present in Peru since 2014, Enaex Peru offers comprehensive blasting solutions with a wide range of products and services.
The incorporation of Industrias Cachimayo allowed us to have the only Ammonium Nitrate plant in the country. We also have a second emulsion plant for the central-south zone of the country.
Formerly Davey Bickford USA & Canada, Enaex USA & Canada provides excellence in products and services since 2006.
Enaex Mexico provides integral rock fragmentation services for mining, quarrying and infrastructure.
Enaex Asia provides the full range of explosives products and services to the mining , quarrying, civil construction industries and oil gas exploration, across Asia, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea (PNG).
As a significant supplier, Enaex Asia can provide total blasting solutions to customers.
In 2018, Davey Bickford Enaex has established its regional office for Europe, Russia & CIS, North & West Africa in Paris.
Enaex Europe & CIS provide a full range of explovices products and blasting services for open-cut and undergroung applications in Europe, Russia, Central Asia, North and West Africa.