Orica profits from mining

STRONG demand in metals and coal markets, particularly in Australia, North America and Latin America, has lifted explosives giant Orica’s mining services division to an earnings record of $A817 million before interest and tax in 2011.

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Overall, the group delivered a net profit after tax and material items of $642 million for the full year to the end of September and declared a final dividend of 53c per ordinary share, franked at

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