The Enaex acquisition of IBQ Britanite, consolidates Enaex as a regional mining services leader.
The Fábrica de Explosivos Britanite Ltda. started operations in 1961, when the Brazilian government intensified the infrastructure works throughout the country. Since the construction of the Estrada de Ferro Central do Paraná (Paraná Central Railway), between 1969 and 1973, until Brazil’s main hydropower plants, dams and railways, as well as in the Itaipu and São Simão hydropower plants and the Ferrovia dos Carajás (Carajás’ Railway), the company contributed with a strong participation in the provision of explosives and rock clearing services, used in large infrastructure works throughout its history.
The Britanite’s business development was noted by its team enterprising spirit, determination and strength, factors that allowed to overcome difficulties and win the local market leadership. Thanks to its excellent products and its clearing engineering ability, always focused on the client’s technical assistance, Britanite guaranteed its strong expansion in a market that grew fast during the last years, in Brazil as well as the rest of the world.
Britanite is currently a leader of its area in Brazil, and is also present in Central and South America, following the international expansion strategy outlined by the company.