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RETIREMENT AND APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN

30 November 2016
Shareholders were advised on 26 July 2016 that Schalk Engelbrecht would retire from his position as Chairman of the Company and the Board of Directors (“the Board”) at the end of February 2017.

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DISCLOSURE OF SIGNIFICANT CHANGE TO HOLDING OF AECI SHARES

22 November 2016
In accordance with section 122(3)(b) of the Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008 and paragraph 3.83(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that AECI has received formal notification from the Public Investment Corporation SOE Limited (“PIC”) that it has disposed of ordinary shares of the Company, such that the total interest in the ordinary shares of AECI held by the PIC now amounts to 14,860% of the total issued ordinary shares of the Company.

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DECLARATION OF PREFERENCE SHARE DIVIDEND NO. 157

18 November 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on Friday, 18 November 2016, the Directors of AECI declared a gross cash dividend, at the rate of 5,5% per annum (equivalent to 2,75 pence sterling), for the six months ending Thursday, 15 December 2016.  The dividend is payable on Thursday, 15 December 2016 to holders of preference shares recorded in the register of the Company at the close of business on the record date, being Friday, 9 December 2016.

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DEALINGS IN SECURITIES BY DIRECTORS, COMPANY SECRETARY AND DIRECTORS OF A MAJOR SUBSIDIARY

09 September 2016

Acceptance of Awards of Performance Shares:  Long-term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”)

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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DEALING IN SECURITIES BY A DIRECTOR OF A MAJOR SUBSIDIARY

25 August 2016
In compliance with JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised of the following dealings in AECI’s securities:

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ACQUISITION OF SECURITIES BY CLIENTS OF INVESTEC ASSET MANAGEMENT HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD ("INVESTEC")

23 August 2016
In accordance with section 122(3)(b) of the Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008 and section 3.83(b) of the JSE Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that AECI has received formal notification that clients of Investec have, in aggregate, acquired an interest in the ordinary shares of the Company, such that the total interest in the ordinary shares of the Company held by Investec’s clients now amounts to 5,0569% of the total issued ordinary shares of the Company.

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DEALINGS IN SECURITIES BY DIRECTORS, THE GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY AND DIRECTORS OF A MAJOR SUBSIDIARY

28 July 2016
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised of the following dealings in AECI’s securities relating to Performance Shares that vested on 28 June 2016 in terms of the 2012 AECI Long-Term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”):

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ANNOUNCEMENT: RESULTS PRESENTATION

26 July 2016
AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2016 will be made at 12:00 today, 26 July 2016, in Sandton.

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FURTHER TRADING STATEMENT

15 July 2016
In compliance with the JSE Listings Requirements and following the guidance provided to the market in the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”) announcement dated 6 June 2016, shareholders are advised that for the half-year ended 30 June 2016 (“the period”) AECI’s headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be between 40% and 60% (i.e. 226 cents and 339 cents) lower than the 565 cents achieved for the half-year ended 30 June 2015 (“the prior corresponding period”). 

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DEALINGS IN SECURITIES ON BEHALF OF THE AECI LONG-TERM INCENTIVE PLAN ("LTIP")

28 June 2016
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that AECI had entered into an agreement with Avior Capital Markets Proprietary Limited, an independent third party broking firm (“Avior”) to purchase AECI ordinary shares (“Shares”) on behalf of the LTIP, in order to settle the obligations to its participants in respect of the Performance Shares (as defined in the rules of the LTIP) that vested on 28 June 2016, in a non-dilutive manner in accordance with the rules of the LTIP.

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ACQUISITION OF SECURITIES BY CLIENTS OF INVESTEC LIMITED ("INVESTEC")

14 June 2016
In accordance with section 122(3)(b) of the Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008 and section 3.83(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that AECI has received formal notification that clients of Investec have, in aggregate, acquired an interest in the ordinary shares of the Company, such that the total interest in the ordinary shares of the Company held by Investec’s clients now amounts to 5,1554% of the total issued ordinary shares of the Company.

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TRADING STATEMENT

06 June 2016

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements ("the Listings Requirements"), shareholders are advised that for the half-year ending 30 June 2016 ("the period") AECI’s headline earnings per share ("HEPS") are expected to be at least 20% (113 cents) lower than the 565 cents achieved for the half-year ended 30 June 2015 ("the prior corresponding period"). Earnings per share ("EPS") are also expected to be at least 20% (118 cents) lower than the 588 cents of the prior corresponding period.

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REPORT ON PROCEEDINGS AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

30 May 2016
At the 92nd annual general meeting (“AGM”) of the shareholders of AECI held today, 30 May 2016, all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the meeting were approved by the requisite majority of votes. In this regard, the Company confirms the voting statistics from the AGM as follows:

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DECLARATION OF INTERIM PREFERENCE SHARE DIVIDEND NO. 156

20 May 2016
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on Friday, 20 May 2016, the Directors of AECI declared a gross cash dividend, at the rate of 5,5 per cent per annum (equivalent to 2,75 pence sterling), for the six months ending Wednesday, 15 June 2016. The dividend is payable on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 to holders of preference shares recorded in the register of the Company at the close of business on the record date, being Friday, 10 June 2016.

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NO CHANGE STATEMENT AND NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

22 April 2016

With regard to the audited results for the year ended 31 December 2015 shareholders are advised that the integrated report and the consolidated annual financial statements have been posted on AECI’s website (www.aeci.co.za) today, 22 April 2016.  Printed copies are also being mailed today.  The consolidated annual financial statements contain no modifications to the reviewed condensed consolidated financial results which were published on SENS on 23 February 2016.

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DISPOSAL OF SECURITIES BY CORONATION ASSET MANAGEMENT (PTY) LTD ('CORONATION')

19 April 2016
In accordance with section 122(3)(b) of the Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008 and section 3.83(b) of the JSE Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that AECI has received formal notification from Coronation (on behalf of the Coronation Group, on behalf of its clients) that Coronation has disposed of ordinary shares of the Company, such that the total interest in the ordinary shares of the Company held by Coronation now amounts to 18,83% of the total issued ordinary shares of the Company.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: RESULTS PRESENTATION

23 February 2016
AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2015 will be made at 12:00 today, 23 February 2016, in Sandton.

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APPOINTMENT OF A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

09 February 2016
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Khotso Mokhele as a Non-executive Director of the Company.

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ACQUISITION OF SECURITIES BY CLIENTS OF ALLAN GRAY PROPRIETARY LIMITED ('ALLAN GRAY')

25 January 2016

In accordance with section 122(3)(b) of the Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008 and section 3.83(b) of the JSE Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that AECI...

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APPOINTMENT OF A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

11 December 2015
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Graham Wayne Dempster as a Non-executive Director of the Company.

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DEALINGS IN SECURITIES BY DIRECTORS, BY THE COMPANY SECRETARY AND BY DIRECTORS OF A MAJOR SUBSIDIARY

01 December 2015
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised of the following dealings in AECI’s securities. All dealings relate to bonus shares having vested on 22 November 2015, in terms of the 2012 AECI Long-term Incentive Plan.

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DECLARATION OF INTERIM PREFERENCE SHARE DIVIDEND NO. 155

20 November 2015
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on Friday, 20 November 2015, the Directors of AECI declared a gross cash dividend, at the rate of 5,5% per annum (equivalent to 2,75 pence sterling), for the six months ending on Tuesday, 15 December 2015. The dividend is payable on Tuesday, 15 December 2015 to holders of preference shares recorded in the register of the Company at the close of business on the record date, being Friday, 11 December 2015.

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PRESENTATION: FOOD ADDITIVES AND INGREDIENTS GROWTH PILLAR

27 October 2015
AECI shareholders are advised that presentations focused mainly on the Company’s Food Additives and Ingredients strategic growth pillar is being given today, Tuesday, 27 October 2015, in Cape Town, to institutional shareholders from 10:00 (SA time).

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REPURCHASE ANNOUNCEMENT

15 October 2015
Repurchase announcement

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CHANGE TO THE BOARD: RESIGNATION OF A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

06 October 2015
In compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, notification is hereby given that Mr Tak Hiemstra has resigned from his position as Non-executive Director of the Company, with immediate effect.

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DEALING IN SECURITIES

30 September 2015

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised of the following dealings in AECI's securities by a third party intermediary (“the intermediary”).

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ACCEPTANCE OF AWARDS OF PERFORMANCE SHARES: LONG-TERM INCENTIVE PLAN ("LTIP")

11 September 2015
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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ANNOUNCEMENT: RESULTS PRESENTATION

28 July 2015
AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2015 will be given at 12:00 today, 28 July 2015 in Sandton. The presentation will be available on AECI’s website www.aeci.co.za at or about that time. A link to a recording of the presentation will also be available on the website at or about 16:00 today.

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APPOINTMENT OF A MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR AEL MINING SERVICES LIMITED

24 July 2015
AECI is pleased to announce that Edwin Ludick has been appointed Managing Director of AEL Mining Services, a wholly-owned Group subsidiary, with immediate effect. He has been acting in this position since 15 May 2015.

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FURTHER TRADING STATEMENT

24 July 2015
In compliance with the JSE Listings Requirements and following the guidance provided to the market in the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”) announcement dated 21 July 2015, shareholders are advised that for the half-year ended 30 June 2015 (“the period”) AECI’s headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be between 43% and 47% (i.e. 168 cents and 183 cents) higher than the 390 cents of the prior corresponding period. Earnings per share (“EPS”) are expected to be between 7% and 11% (i.e. 38 cents and 59 cents) higher than the 537 cents of the prior corresponding period.

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TRADING STATEMENT

21 July 2015

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that for the halfyear ended 30 June 2015 (“the period”) AECI’s headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be at least 20% (78 cents) higher than the 390 cents of the prior corresponding period.

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UPDATE: SALE OF SURPLUS LAND IN CAPE TOWN BY PAARDEVLEI PROPERTIES PROPRIETARY LIMITED TO THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN ("THE TRANSACTION")

24 June 2015
Shareholders are referred to AECI's announcement published on SENS on 5 June 2015 in this regard.

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SALE OF SURPLUS LAND IN CAPE TOWN

05 June 2015
Paardevlei Properties Proprietary Limited (“Paardevlei”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of AECI, and the City of Cape Town (“the City”) have entered into an agreement in terms of which the City will acquire 709 hectares of land, and certain buildings, of the total 734 hectares of land owned by Paardevlei in Somerset West, Cape Town (“the Transaction”). These assets have become surplus to AECI’s and Paardevlei's operational requirements.

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REPORT ON PROCEEDINGS AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

01 June 2015
At the 91st annual general meeting ("AGM") of the shareholders of AECI held today, 1 June 2015, all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the meeting were approved by the requisite majority of votes. In this regard, the Company confirms the voting statistics from the AGM as follows:

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DECLARATION OF INTERIM PREFERENCE SHARE DIVIDEND NO. 154

22 May 2015
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 22 May 2015, the Directors of AECI declared a gross cash dividend, at the rate of 5,5 per cent per annum (equivalent to 2,75 pence sterling), for the six months ending Monday, 15 June 2015.  The dividend is payable on Monday, 15 June 2015 to holders of preference shares recorded in the register of the Company at the close of business on the record date, being Friday, 12 June 2015.

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FINALISATION ANNOUNCEMENT: PAYMENT OF SPECIAL DIVIDEND APPROVED

15 May 2015
AECI shareholders are referred to the declaration of a special dividend of 375 cents per ordinary share (“Special Dividend”) published on SENS on Tuesday, 24 February 2015. In that declaration, shareholders were advised that the Special Dividend was subject to approval by the Financial Surveillance Department of the South African Reserve Bank.

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CHANGE STATEMENT AND NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

24 April 2015
Shareholders are advised that AECI's integrated annual report, containing the audited Group financial statements and financial statements of AECI Limited for the year ended 31 December 2014, has been released on AECI's website http://www.aeci.co.za/ today, Friday, 24 April 2015. 

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Appointment of an acting managing director for AEL Mining Services Limited

17 April 2015
AECI is pleased to announce that Edwin Ludick has been appointed Acting Managing Director of AEL Mining Services, a wholly-owned Group subsidiary, with effect from 15 May 2015.  He will serve in this position until the process to appoint a permanent candidate has been completed.

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RESIGNATION OF A MEMBER OF AECI'S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

30 March 2015
Schalk Venter, a member of the Company’s Executive Committee and Managing Director of AEL Mining Services Limited (“AEL”) will be leaving the Group on 15 May 2015, after 24 years of service, to pursue another opportunity in industry.

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Announcement: results presentation

24 February 2015
AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014 will be made at 12:00 today, 24 February 2014 in Sandton.

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Change to the Board: appointment of a Non-executive Director

12 January 2015
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Godfrey Gomwe (59) as Non-executive Director of the Company.

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Media Statement: Dawn Raid by competition

05 December 2014
AECI confirms that a Dawn Raid by authorities from the Competition Commission took place at its business, Akulu Marchon, yesterday (Thursday, 4 December 2014).

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Declaration of Interim Preference Share Dividend No.153

21 November 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on Friday, 21 November 2014, the Directors of AECI declared a gross cash dividend, at the rate of 5,5 per cent per annum (equivalent to 2,75 pence sterling), for the six months ending Monday, 15 December 2014. The dividend is payable on Monday, 15 December 2014 to holders of preference shares recorded in the register of the Company at the close of business on the record date, being Friday, 12 December 2014.

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AECI'S Strategy Unpacked

28 October 2014
AECI shareholders are advised that presentations focused mainly on the Company's strategic growth pillars (mining solutions, water solutions, agrochemicals, and food additives) are being given today, Tuesday, 28 October 2014, in Woodmead, to institutional shareholders from 09:30 (SA time).

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Acceptance of Awards of Performance Shares: Long-Term Incentive Plan ('LTIP')

15 October 2014
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Dealing in securities by a Director

15 September 2014
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Results presentation

29 July 2014
AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company's condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2014 will be made at 12:00 today, 29 July 2014 in Sandton.

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Trading Statement

22 July 2014

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that for the half-year ended 30 June 2014 (“the period”) AECI’s earnings per share (“EPS”) are expected to be between 45% and 55% higher than the 356 cents of the prior corresponding period. Headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be between 5% and 15% higher than the 356 cents of the prior corresponding period.

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Dealing in securities by a director

09 June 2014
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Dealing in securities by a Director

02 June 2014
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Report on proceedings at Annual General Meeting

02 June 2014
At the ninetieth (90th) Annual General Meeting of the shareholders of AECI held today, 2 June 2014, all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the meeting were approved by the holders of AECI Ordinary Shares and the holders of AECI B Ordinary Shares by the requisite majority of votes.

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Notice to preference shareholders - Dividend No. 152

16 May 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 16 May 2014 the Directors of AECI declared a gross dividend at the rate of 5,5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Friday, 13 June 2014 payable on Friday, 13 June 2014 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 6 June 2014.

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Appointment of a Non-executive Director

29 April 2014

AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Recht Louis (“Tak”) Hiemstra as Non-executive Director of the Company.

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No change statement and Notice of Annual General Meeting

25 April 2014

No change statement

With regard to the audited results for the year ended 31 December 2013 shareholders are advised that the integrated report, which includes the consolidated annual financial statements, has been posted on AECI's website (www.aeci.co.za) today, 25 April 2014. Printed copies are also being mailed today. These printed copies contain a summarised version of the annual financial statements and should be read in conjunction with the consolidated annual financial statements. The consolidated annual financial statements contain no modifications to the reviewed condensed consolidated financial results which were published on SENS on 25 February 2014.

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Announcement regarding completion of the disposal by the AECI group of its surplus property assets at Modderfontein to Shanghai Zendai Property Ltd

20 March 2014
Shareholders of AECI (“Shareholders”) are referred to the announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”) of the JSE Limited on Monday, 4 November 2013 which provided details of the disposal by the AECI Group of the bulk of its surplus property assets at Modderfontein and its property development business, to Shanghai Zendai (“the Transaction”).

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Announcement: results presentation

25 February 2014
AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013 will be made at 12:00 today, 25 February 2014 in Sandton.

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Further trading statement

18 February 2014

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AECI acquires Clariants water treatment business in Africa

11 February 2014
AECI and Clariant Southern Africa Proprietary Limited (“Clariant”) have reached agreement for AECI’s wholly-owned subsidiary ImproChem Proprietary Limited (“ImproChem”) to acquire Clariant’s water treatment business in Africa and its South African assets for a total cash consideration of R409 million (“the acquisition”). Also included in the acquisition is a 50% shareholding in Blendtech, Clariant’s B-BBEE partner in South Africa.

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Fulfillment of conditions precedent

28 January 2014
Shareholders of AECI (“Shareholders”) are referred to the announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on Monday, 4 November 2013 which provided details of the disposal by AECI of its surplus property assets at Modderfontein and its property development business, to Shanghai Zendai Property Limited (“Shanghai Zendai”) (“the Transaction”).

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Trading statement

09 December 2013
In compliance with the JSE Limited (“JSE”) Listings Requirements shareholders are advised that, for the financial year ending 31 December 2013 (“the period”), AECI’s earnings per share (“EPS”) and headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be more than 20% higher than the prior corresponding period.

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Acceptance of awards of performance shares

21 November 2013

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Notice to preference shareholders - dividend no. 151

15 November 2013

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 15 November 2013 the Directors of AECI declared a gross dividend at the rate of 5,5% per annum for the six months ending Friday, 13 December 2013 payable on Friday, 13 December 2013 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 6 December 2013.

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Announcement: Announcement relating to the disposal by AECI of its surplus property assets at Modderfontein to Shanghai Zendai Property Limited (the "transaction") and withdrawal of cautionary announcement

04 November 2013

Transaction summary*

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Announcement: general presentation on website

08 October 2013
AECI shareholders are advised that a general presentation on the Company is being given today, Tuesday, 8 October 2013 and tomorrow, Wednesday, 9 October 2013 in New York, USA.

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Further cautionary announcement

27 September 2013

Shareholders of AECI (“Shareholders”) are referred to the cautionary announcements dated Monday, 8 July 2013 and Friday, 18 August 2013, respectively, and are advised that discussions remain ongoing in relation to the disposal of the greater portion of the Company’s surplus property assets at Modderfontein, in Gauteng.

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Further cautionary announcement

16 August 2013

Shareholders of AECI (“Shareholders”) are referred to the cautionary announcement dated Monday, 8 July 2013 and are advised that discussions are ongoing in relation to the disposal of the greater portion of the Company’s property assets at Modderfontein, in Gauteng.

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Announcement: Results Presentation

24 July 2013

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2013 is being given today, 24 July 2013.

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Further trading statement

18 July 2013
In compliance with the JSE Listings Requirements and following the guidance provided to the market in the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”) announcement dated 31 May 2013, shareholders are advised that, for the six months to 30 June 2013 (“the period”), AECI’s earnings per share (“EPS”) are expected to be between 190% and 200% higher and headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) between 230% and 240% higher than the prior corresponding period.

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Cautionary announcement

08 July 2013
Shareholders of AECI (“Shareholders”) are advised that AECI has entered into discussions relating to the disposal of the greater portion of its property assets at Modderfontein, in Gauteng (“the Proposed Disposal”).

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Trading statement

31 May 2013
In compliance with the JSE Limited (“JSE”) Listings Requirements shareholders are advised that, for the half-year ending 30 June 2013 (“the period”), AECI’s earnings per share (“EPS”) and headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be at least 150% higher than the prior corresponding period due mainly to the following:

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Report on proceedings at annual general meeting

27 May 2013

At the eighty-ninth (89th) annual general meeting of the shareholders of AECI held today, 27 May 2013, all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the meeting were approved by the requisite majority of votes.

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Notice to preference shareholders - Dividend No. 150

17 May 2013
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 17 May 2013, the Directors of AECI declared a gross dividend at the rate of 5,5% per annum for the six months ending Friday, 14 June 2013, payable on Friday, 14 June 2013, to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 7 June 2013.

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Amendment to Proxy Form for voting at Annual General Meeting to be held at 09h00 on 27 May 2013

14 May 2013
Further to the Notice of Annual General Meeting sent to shareholders on 28 March 2013 (“the Notice”), forming part of the Integrated Report of AECI for the financial year ended 31 December 2012, and the proxy form attached to the Notice (“the Proxy Form”), shareholders’ attention is drawn to the Notice proposed under Ordinary Resolutions 5.1 to 5.4 for four resolutions to be voted on by shareholders as regards the appointment of the members of the audit committee of the Company (“the Audit Committee”). 

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No change statement and Notice of Annual General Meeting

28 March 2013
With regard to the audited results for the year ended 31 December 2012 shareholders are advised that the integrated report, which includes the annual financial statements, has been posted on AECI’s website (www.aeci.co.za) today, 28 March 2013. Printed copies have also been mailed today.

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Announcement: Results Presentation

26 February 2013

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2012 is being given today, 26 February 2013.

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Further trading statement

12 February 2013

Shareholders are referred to the trading statement released on SENS on 12 October 2012 advising them that, for the year ended 31 December 2012 (“the year”), AECI expected its earnings per share (“EPS”) and headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) to be more than 20% lower than the prior year owing to:

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Notice of general meeting relating to the approval of the company's new memorandum of incorporation

28 January 2013

Notice is hereby given that a general meeting of AECI ordinary shareholders will be held at 08h30 on Monday, 25 February 2013 on the ground floor at AECI Place, 24 The Woodlands, Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Sandton, 2146, for the purposes of approving the Company’s new Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOI”).

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Appointment of Executive Director and Chief Executive

28 November 2012
Shareholders were advised in AECI’s SENS announcement of 25 July 2012 that Graham Edwards intends retiring from his position as Chief Executive of the Company.  The date of his retirement has now been confirmed as 28 February 2013.

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Notice to preference shareholders - dividend no. 149

16 November 2012

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 16 November 2012 the Directors of AECI declared a gross dividend at the rate of 5,5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Friday, 14 December 2012 payable on Friday, 14 December 2012 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 7 December 2012.

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Notice of property presentation and M&A update

07 November 2012

A presentation providing an update on the Company’s strategy, business model and valuation for its property portfolio is being given to institutional shareholders today, Wednesday, 7 November 2012.  The presentation will be available on AECI’s website www.aeci.co.za at or about 11:00 today.

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Trading statement

12 September 2012

In compliance with the JSE Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that, for the year ending 31 December 2012 (“the period”), AECI’s headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) and earnings per share (“EPS”) are expected to be more than 20% lower than the prior corresponding period owing to of the following:

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Announcement: results presentation

25 July 2012

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2012 is being given today, 25 July 2012.

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Condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results and cash dividend declaration for the half-year ended 30 June 2012

24 July 2012
Revenue up 17% to R6 954m

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Trading statement

20 July 2012

In compliance with the JSE Listings Requirements and following the guidance provided to the market in the SENS announcement dated 1 June 2012, shareholders are advised that, for the six months to 30 June 2012 (“the period”), AECI’s headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be between 57% and 62% lower than those achieved for the first half of 2011 (“corresponding period”).  Earnings per share (“EPS”) are expected to be between 54% and 59% lower than that of the corresponding period.

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AECI acquires water treatment business in Africa

28 June 2012

AECI has entered into an agreement with General Electric (“GE”) to acquire its world-class Chemical and Monitoring Solutions business in Africa, for a total consideration of US$20 million (“the Acquisition”).  The Acquisition is effective from 1 July 2012 and will be merged into ImproChem, which is leading the AECI group’s strategic growth thrust to become the supplier of choice for specialty water treatment and process chemicals and services in Africa.

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Trading statement

01 June 2012

In compliance with the JSE Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that, for the six months to 30 June 2012, AECI’s headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) and earnings per share (“EPS”) are expected to be more than 20% lower than those for the prior corresponding period as a result of the following:

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Report on proceedings at Annual General Meeting

28 May 2012

At the eighty-eighth (88th) annual general meeting of the shareholders of AECI held today, 28 May 2012, all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the meeting were approved by the requisite majority of votes.

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Notice to preference shareholders - dividend no. 148

18 May 2012

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 18 May 2012 the Directors of AECI declared a gross dividend at the rate of 5,5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Friday, 15 June 2012 payable on Friday, 15 June 2012 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 8 June 2012.

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No Change Statement and Notice of Annual General Meeting

19 April 2012

With regard to the audited results for the year ended 31 December 2011 shareholders are advised that the Integrated Report, which includes the annual financial statements, has been posted on AECI’s website today, 19 April 2012, and printed copies will be mailed to shareholders on Monday, 23 April 2012.  The annual financial statements contain no modifications to the reviewed condensed consolidated financial results which were published on SENS on 21 February 2012.

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Exercise of options and sale of ordinary shares by a director

06 March 2012

In compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, the following is disclosed:

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Announcement: Results Presentation

21 February 2012

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2011 is being given today, 21 February 2012.

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Trading statement

10 February 2012
In compliance with the JSE Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that, for the financial year ended 31 December 2011, AECI’s actual earnings per share are expected to be between 27% and 32% higher than those achieved for the full financial year ended 31 December 2010 (“corresponding reporting period”).

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Announcement relating to the results of the general meeting of AECI shareholders

25 January 2012
AECI shareholders (“Shareholders”) are referred to the announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service (“SENS”) on Monday, 19 December 2011 and published in the press on Tuesday, 20 December 2011 relating to an update on the proposed Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (“B-BBEE”) Transaction (“the proposed B-BBEE Transaction”), of which full terms were released on SENS on Thursday, 13 October 2011 and published in the press on Friday, 14 October 2011. 

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Fulfillment of suspensive conditions relating to the acquisition by AECI of the KTH consortiumís 25,1% interest in AECIís explosives business in exchange for ordinary shares in AECI

19 January 2012

AECI shareholders (“Shareholders”) are referred to the announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service on Monday, 19 December 2011 and published in the press on Tuesday, 20 December 2011. 

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Update on the proposed B-BBEE transaction and withdrawal of cautionary announcement

19 December 2011
AECI shareholders (“Shareholders”) are referred to the detailed terms announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service (“SENS”) on Thursday, 13 October 2011 and published in the press on Friday, 14 October 2011 relating to the proposed Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (“B-BBEE”) transaction (“the proposed B-BBEE Transaction”) and the results of the general meeting and the cautionary announcement released on SENS on Thursday, 24 November 2011 and published in the press on Friday, 25 November 2011 (“the 24 November Announcement”). 

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Announcement relating to the acquisition by AECI of the KTH consortium's 25,1% interest in AECI's explosives business

19 December 2011

AECI shareholders (“Shareholders”) are referred to the cautionary announcement dated Tuesday, 26 July 2011 (“First Cautionary Announcement”) and the further cautionary announcements dated Tuesday, 6 September 2011, Thursday, 13 October 2011 and Thursday, 24 November 2011, respectively.

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Results of general meeting and cautionary announcement

24 November 2011

AECI shareholders (“Shareholders”) are referred to the detailed terms  announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service (“SENS”) on Thursday, 13 October 2011 and published in the press on Friday, 14 October 2011 relating to the proposed Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (“B-BBEE”) Transaction (“the proposed B-BBEE Transaction”). 

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Further cautionary announcement: Acquisition by AECI of the KTH consortium's 25,1% interest in AECI's explosives business in exchange for ordinary shares in AECI

24 November 2011
Shareholders of AECI (”Shareholders”) are referred to the cautionary announcement dated Tuesday, 26 July 2011 and the further cautionary announcements dated Tuesday, 6 September 2011 and Thursday, 13 October 2011, respectively (collectively, “the Cautionary Announcements”) relating to the proposed acquisition by AECI of the effective 25,1% equity interest in AECI’s explosives business, AEL Mining Services Limited, held by an empowerment consortium led by Kagiso Tiso Holdings Proprietary Limited and the Tiso AEL Development Trust, in exchange for the issue of 4 678 667 new AECI ordinary shares  (”the proposed KTH Transaction”). 

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Notice to Preference Shareholders

16 November 2011

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 18 November 2011 the Directors of AECI declared a dividend at the rate of 5,5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Thursday, 15 December 2011 payable on Thursday, 15 December 2011 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 9 December 2011.

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Presentations: Mining Strategy Update

15 November 2011

AECI shareholders are advised that updates on AEL Mining Services and the Company’s specialty chemicals cluster, with a particular focus on mining chemicals and Senmin, are being presented today to institutional shareholders from 09:00 (SA time).  

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Proposed KTH Transaction: further cautionary announcement

13 October 2011

Shareholders of AECI (“Shareholders”) are referred to the cautionary announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service (“SENS”) on Tuesday, 26 July 2011 and published in the press on Wednesday, 27 July 2011 and the subsequent cautionary announcement released on SENS on Tuesday, 6 September 2011 and published in the press on Wednesday, 7 September 2011 (collectively, “the Cautionary Announcements”).

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Further cautionary announcements

06 September 2011

Shareholders of AECI (“Shareholders”) are referred to the following announcements released on the Securities Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 26 July 2011:

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Annoucement: results presentation

26 July 2011

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2011, as well as on the Company’s proposed Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Transaction, is being given today, 26 July 2011.

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Dealing in securities by an associate of a director

17 June 2011

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Report on proceedings at Annual General Meeting and retirement of Non-Executive Chairman

31 May 2011

The Board of Directors advises that, at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders ("the Meeting") held at the registered office of the Company today, all the ordinary and special resolutions as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting mailed to shareholders on 9 May 2011 were duly passed by the requisite majority of votes, save for Ordinary Resolution No. 7 which was withdrawn by the Chairman at the commencement of the Meeting.

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Notice to preference shareholders dividend No. 146

20 May 2011

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 20 May 2011 the Directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Wednesday, 15 June 2011 payable on Wednesday, 15 June 2011 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 10 June 2011.

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Change in date of Annual General Meeting ("AGM") and revised AGM notice

09 May 2011
Shareholders are referred to the notice of AGM announcement published on SENS on 5 May 2011 (“the Announcement”).

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No Change Statement and Notice of Annual General Meeting

05 May 2011
With regard to the audited results for the year ended 31 December 2010, shareholders are advised that the annual financial statements have been posted on AECI’s website (www.aeci.co.za) today, 5 May 2010, and printed copies will be mailed to shareholders today. 

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Appointment of Company Secretary

21 April 2011

AECI Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Nomini Rapoo (47) as Company Secretary.

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Appointment of a Non-Executive Director

23 March 2011

AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Liziwe Mda (45) as a Non-Executive Director of the Company.

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Announcement: results presentation

22 February 2011

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2010 is being given today, 22 February 2011.

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Revised trading statement

07 February 2011

Shareholders are referred to the trading statement released on SENS on 14 October 2010 advising them that AECI expected that its earnings per share (“EPS”) and headline earnings per share (“HEPS”), for the financial year then ending 31 December 2010, would be at least 40% higher than those achieved for the financial year ended 31 December 2009.

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Trading statement

14 October 2010

Shareholders are advised that AECI expects that its actual earnings per share (“EPS”) and headline earnings per share (“HEPS”), for the full financial year ending 31 December 2010, will be at least 40% higher than those achieved for the full financial year ended 31 December 2009.

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Announcement: general presentation on website

28 September 2010
AECI shareholders are advised that a general presentation on the Company is being given today, Tuesday, 28 September 2010, at the JSE Limited, by the Company’s chief financial officer.

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Results Presentation

28 July 2010

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2010 is being given today, 28 July 2010, to invited institutional investors, analysts and media representatives.

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Notice to shareholders: Interim ordinary cash dividend No. 153

28 July 2010

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, 27 July 2010 the directors of AECI Limited declared an interim cash dividend of 70 cents per share, in respect of the financial year ending 31 December 2010, payable on Monday, 13 September 2010 to ordinary shareholders recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 10 September 2010.

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Further trading statement

08 July 2010

AECI will be releasing its interim results for the half-year ended 30 June 2010 on SENS on 28 July 2010. In this regard, shareholders are advised that the Company expects that its actual earnings per share (“EPS”) and headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) for the six months to 30 June 2010 will be between 115% and 135% higher than those achieved for the first half of 2009.

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Appointment of non-executive directors

22 June 2010
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Allen Morgan and Advocate Rams Ramashia as non-executive directors of the Company.

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Report on proceedings at Annual General Meeting

24 May 2010

At the 86th annual general meeting of the shareholders of AECI held today, 24 May 2010, all the resolutions proposed at the meeting were approved by the requisite majority of votes.

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Notice to preference shareholders: Dividend No. 144

21 May 2010

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 21 May 2010 the Directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Tuesday, 15 June 2010 payable on Tuesday, 15 June 2010 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 11 June 2010.

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Trading Statement

12 May 2010

AECI’s customers in the core business sectors of mining and manufacturing experienced an extremely turbulent trading environment in 2009, especially in the first six months as the global economic crisis took its toll. It was only towards year-end that volumes began a modest recovery, particularly in mining, and commodity prices began to increase.

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No Change Statement and Notice of Annual General Meeting

15 April 2010
With regard to the audited results for the year ended 31 December 2009, shareholders are advised that the annual financial statements have been posted  on AECI’s website (www.aeci.co.za) today, 15 April 2010, and printed copies will be mailed to shareholders on or about Monday, 19 April 2010.  The annual financial statements contain no modifications to the reviewed condensed consolidated financial results which were published on SENS on 23 February 2010.

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Change to the corporate structure

08 April 2010
AECI’s vision is to be the chemical and mining services supplier of choice for customers in its chosen markets. 

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Annoucement: General Presentation on Website

19 March 2010

AECI shareholders are advised that a general presentation on the Company is being given today, Friday, 19 March 2010, by the Company’s chief executive as part of the JSE & Merrill Lynch foreign investor midcap showcase in Johannesburg.

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Annoucement: General Presentation on Website

19 March 2010

AECI shareholders are advised that a general presentation on the Company is being given today, Friday, 19 March 2010, by the Company’s chief executive as part of the JSE & Merrill Lynch foreign investor midcap showcase in Johannesburg.

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Annoucement: General Presentation on Website

19 March 2010

AECI shareholders are advised that a general presentation on the Company is being given today, Friday, 19 March 2010, by the Company’s chief executive as part of the JSE & Merrill Lynch foreign investor midcap showcase in Johannesburg.

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Retirement of an executive director

09 March 2010

Frank Baker has elected to retire from the Company on 31 March 2010.

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Annoucement: Results Presentation

23 February 2010

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2009 is being given today, 23 February 2010.

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Notice to shareholders: Final ordinary cash dividend No. 152

22 February 2010

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 22 February 2010 the directors of AECI declared a final cash dividend of 62 cents per share, in respect of the financial year ended 31 December 2009, payable on Monday, 19 April 2010 to ordinary shareholders recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 16 April 2010.

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Resignation of a director

17 December 2009

In compliance with section 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, notification is hereby given that Mr A C Parker has resigned as a non-executive director of AECI Limited, with effect from 31 December 2009.

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Notice to preference shareholders dividend no. 143

20 November 2009

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 20 November 2009 the Directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Tuesday, 15 December 2009 payable on Tuesday, 15 December 2009 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 11 December 2009.

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Results of the capitalisation award

06 October 2009

AECI shareholders are referred to the announcements which were released by the Company on the Securities Exchange News Service (“SENS”) on Tuesday, 28 July 2009 and Thursday, 17 September 2009, together with the circular posted on 7 September 2009 regarding the capitalisation award (”capitalisation award”).

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Chemical Services Limited (Chemserve)

29 September 2009
AECI shareholders are advised that a Chemserve business update presentation, as well as presentation on Chemserve’s mining chemicals strategy, are being given today, 29 September 2009, at 10:00.

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Confirmation of ratio for capitalisation award

17 September 2009

AECI shareholders are referred to the announcement which was released by the Company on the Securities Exchange News Service (“SENS”) on Tuesday, 28 July 2009, and published in the press on Wednesday, 29 July 2009, together with the circular posted on 7 September 2009 regarding the capitalisation award.

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Result of general meeting

01 September 2009

AECI shareholders are advised that at the general meeting held today, Tuesday 1 September 2009, the ordinary resolution relating to the control of the authorised but unissued shares in the hands of the directors, for purposes of the capitalisation award, was passed.

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Notice of general meeting

07 August 2009
AECI Shareholders are referred to the announcement released by the Company on the Securities Exchange News Service (“SENS”) and published in the press on Tuesday, 28 July 2009, in which shareholders were advised that the Board of AECI had resolved to issue fully paid ordinary shares in the Company (“AECI shares”) as a capitalisation award to shareholders (“the capitalisation award”). 

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Announcement: Interim results presentation

28 July 2009

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company`s condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2009 is being given today, 28 July 2009.

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Trading statement

11 June 2009

In its results for the 2008 financial year, released on SENS on 24 February 2009, AECI advised shareholders that the outlook for volume growth in 2009 was not promising.

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Report on proceedings at annual general meeting

25 May 2009

At the 85th annual general meeting of the shareholders of AECI held today, 25 May 2009, all the resolutions proposed at the meeting were approved by the requisite majority of votes.

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Notice to preference shareholders dividend no. 142

22 May 2009

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 22 May 2009 the Directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Monday, 15 June 2009 payable on Monday, 15 June 2009 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 12 June 2009.

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Closure of SANS businesses

13 April 2009
Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcement published on 29 September 2008 indicating that negotiations for the sale of the nylon light decitex (LDI) business of SANS Fibres (Proprietary) Limited (“SANS”) had been terminated. In that same announcement, AECI stated that it would, by year-end, make a final decision on exiting not only the nylon LDI business but also SANS’s polyethylene terephthalate polymer (PET) business. Accordingly, AECI advises as follows.

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Resignation of company secretary and appointment of acting company secretary

02 March 2009

In compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, notification is hereby given that Ms Alma Kennedy has resigned as Company secretary, with effect from 31 March 2009, to take up a position elsewhere.

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Announcement: Results presentation

24 February 2009

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company`s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2008 is being given today, 24 February 2009.

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Notice to shareholders: Final ordinary cash dividend No. 150

24 February 2009

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 23 February 2009 the directors of AECI declared a final cash dividend of 141 cents per share, in respect of the financial year ended 31 December 2008, payable on Monday, 20 April 2009 to ordinary shareholders recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 17 April 2009.

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Exercise of options and subsequent sale of shares by director

03 December 2008

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

Director: 

Mr S Engelbrecht

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Retirement of a director

02 December 2008
In compliance with section 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, notification is hereby given that Mr L C (Lex) van Vught will retire as a non-executive director of AECI, with effect from 31 December 2008.

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Notice to preference shareholders dividend no. 141

21 November 2008

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 21 November 2008 the directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Monday, 15 December 2008 payable on Monday, 15 December 2008 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 12 December 2008.

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Heartland presentation available on web site

16 October 2008
AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Group’s property businesses (Heartland Properties and Heartland Leasing) is being given today, 16 October 2008.

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Termination of negotiations for the sale of SANS Fibresí nylon business

29 September 2008
Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcement published on 7 April 2008 indicating that AECI had reached agreement, in principle, to sell the nylon light decitex (LDI) business of SANS Fibres (Proprietary) Limited (“SANS”) to a consortium (“the Consortium”) comprising mainly the management of SANS, the Industrial Development Corporation (“IDC”) and a SANS workers’ trust. The sale offer was for the entire fibres business situated at Bellville in the Western Cape and at Stoneville, North Carolina, USA.

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Notice to shareholders: Interim ordinary dividend No. 149

29 July 2008
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 28 July 2008 the directors of AECI declared an interim ordinary dividend of 90 cents per share, in respect of the financial year ending 31 December 2008, payable on Monday, 15 September 2008 to ordinary shareholders recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 12 September 2008.

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Unaudited group interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2008

29 July 2008
Unaudited group interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2008

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Changes to the board of directors

28 July 2008
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Kathan (38) as an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, with effect from 1 September 2008.

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Heartland Properties: Appoinment of CEO

09 July 2008
AECI is pleased to announce that Anthony Diepenbroek (51) has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Properties, which is tasked with realising value from land that has become surplus to the Company`s needs. The land is located in Modderfontein, adjacent the N3, and at Somerset West, adjacent the N2, and is some 2 320 hectares in extent. Heartland Properties` objective is to make most of this land available for redevelopment into commercial, industrial and residential use over the next 10 to 15 years.

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Trading statement

19 June 2008
In terms of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, a listed company must publish a trading statement as soon as it is satisfied that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that the financial results for the period to be reported upon next will differ by at least 20% from that of the previous corresponding period.

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Dealing in securities by a director

10 June 2008

In compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, the following information is disclosed:

Director: 

Dr G N Edwards

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Dealing in securities by a director

29 May 2008

In compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, the following information is disclosed:

Director: 

Mr S Engelbrecht

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Report on proceedings at annual general meeting

26 May 2008

The Board of directors advises that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders held at the registered office of the Company today, all the ordinary resolutions as set out in the notice of annual general meeting contained in the Company`s 2007 annual financial statements were duly passed by the requisite majority votes, save for Ordinary Resolution No. 6 which was withdrawn by the Chairman at the commencement of the meeting.

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Notice to preference shareholders dividend no. 140

16 May 2008
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Friday, 16 May 2008 the directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Friday, 13 June 2008 payable on Friday, 13 June 2008 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 6 June 2008.

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AEL presentation and DetNet presentation available on web site

15 May 2008
AECI shareholders are advised that presentations on the Group`s mining solutions businesses (AEL and DetNet) are being given today, 15 May 2008.

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Notification of a change to the Board of directors

09 May 2008
AECI regrets to announce that Roger Williams, an executive director and chief financial officer of the Company, has advised the Board of directors ("the Board") of his intention to resign from his position before year-end.

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No change statement and notice of annual general meeting

09 April 2008
No change statement
With regard to the audited results for the year ended 31 December 2007, shareholders are advised that the annual financial statements have been posted on AECI`s website (www.aeci.co.za) and will be distributed to shareholders during the week of 14 April 2008 and contain no modifications to the reviewed condensed consolidated financial results which were published on SENS on 26 February 2008.

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Sale of SANS Fibresí nylon business

07 April 2008
As indicated in the annual results announcement for the year ended 31 December 2007 as released on SENS on 26 February 2008, AECI intends disposing of its interest in SANS Fibres (Pty) Limited (“SANS”). The fibres business is not aligned with the Company’s long-term strategy of growing as a supplier of specialty products and services to the mining and manufacturing industries.

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Dealing in securities by a director

03 April 2008

In compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, the following information is disclosed:

Director: 

FPP Baker

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Notice to shareholders: Final ordinary cash dividend No. 148

26 February 2008
Notice is hereby given that on Monday, 25 February 2008 the directors of AECI Limited declared a final cash dividend of 141 cents per share, in respect of the financial year ended 31 December 2007, payable on Monday, 21 April 2008 to ordinary shareholders recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 18 April 2008.

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Reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2007

26 February 2008
Reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2007

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Changes to the Board of directors and senior management

08 February 2008
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 6 December 2007, notifying that Mr Schalk Engelbrecht would retire from his position as chief executive of the Company on 1 March 2008.

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World Class Joint Venture Plant For Senmin

01 February 2008
Senmin International (Pty) Limited (Senmin), a subsidiary of Chemical Services Limited (Chemserve), has concluded a joint venture agreement with Ciba UK plc to build and operate a R380 million world class plant for manufacturing acrylamide and polyacrylamide using Ciba technology. Ciba will be a minority equity partner in the joint venture and, in addition to providing the business with a royalty-free licence for the use of proprietary technology, will contribute its brand name to the products manufactured.

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Trading statement

01 February 2008

AECI is currently finalising its results for the year ended 31 December 2007, which are due to be released on SENS on 26 February 2008. In this regard, shareholders are advised that headline earnings per share are expected to be 10% to 15% below the lower range (400 cents per share) of the guidance provided to the market in the SENS announcement dated 28 November 2007.

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Dealing in securities by a director

19 December 2007

In compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, the following information is disclosed:

Director:

R A Williams

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Dealing in securities by a director

15 December 2007

In compliance with section 3.63-3.74 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, the following information is disclosed:

Director:

Mr N C Axelson

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Changes to the Board of directors

06 December 2007
Schalk Engelbrecht has advised the Board of directors of AECI ("the Board") that he will retire from his position as chief executive of the Company on 1 March 2008, at which time he will have reached his full retirement age.

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Trading statement

28 November 2007
As previously reported, AECI expects that earnings per share in the 2007 financial year will be significantly lower than the record results achieved in  2006. Headline earnings per share (HEPS) are estimated to be between 400 and 440 cents per share (48 to 53 per cent lower than the 853 cents per share reported in 2006).

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Closures at SANS Fibres

28 November 2007

SANS Fibres (Pty) Limited (SANS) will be exiting from the nylon high decitex industrial (HDI), the polyester HDI and the polyester light decitex industrial (LDI) yarn manufacturing businesses by the end of December 2007.

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Dealing in securities by a director

13 November 2007

In compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, the following information is disclosed:

Director: 

M J Leeming

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Notice to preference shareholders dividend no. 139

13 November 2007
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 12 November 2007 the directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Friday, 14 December 2007 payable on Friday, 14 December 2007 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 7 December 2007.

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Appointment of non-executive director

15 October 2007
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Zellah Fuphe (39) as a non-executive director of the Company, with effect from 1 November 2007.

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Sale of Dulux`s South African operations - fulfillment of conditions precedent

05 September 2007

Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 17 July 2007 regarding the sale by the Company of its decorative coatings business, trading as Dulux, to ICI plc.

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Changes to the Board of directors

01 August 2007

Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 9 May 2007 notifying that Mr Roger Williams was appointed as executive director and chief financial officer of the Company, with effect from 1 August 2007.

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Notice to shareholders Interim ordinary dividend No. 147

24 July 2007

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 23 July 2007, the directors of AECI Limited declared an interim ordinary dividend of 72 cents per share, in respect of the financial year ending 31 December 2007, payable on Monday, 17 September 2007, to ordinary shareholders recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 14 September 2007.

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Group interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2007

24 July 2007
Group interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2007

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Sale of business

17 July 2007

AECI Limited (“AECI” or “the Company”) has agreed to sell its decorative coatings business, trading as Dulux, to ICI plc (“ICI”) for a cash consideration of R745 million.  The sale includes the South African operations as well as the subsidiaries in Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland and Zambia.  Subject to the fulfillment of the conditions precedent as set out below, it is expected that the transaction will take effect from 1 October 2007, when a gain on disposal of some R500 million will be recognised by AECI.  The proceeds will be used to fund the Company’s major capital projects and potential acquisitions.

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Trading statement

29 June 2007

In terms of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, a listed company must publish a trading statement as soon as it is satisfied that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that the financial results for the period to be reported upon next will differ by at least 20 per cent from that of the previous corresponding period.

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Trading Statement

11 June 2007
In its results for the 2008 financial year, released on SENS on 24 February 2009, AECI advised shareholders that the outlook for volume growth in 2009 was not promising.

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Changes to the Board of directors

22 May 2007
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited ("JSE") on
1 December 2006 notifying that Messrs Alan Pedder CBE and Colin Brayshaw had advised the Board of their intention to retire as non-executive directors of the Company at the annual general meeting of shareholders on 21 May 2007.

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Results of annual general meeting

21 May 2007

The Board of directors advises that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders held at the registered offices of the Company today, all the ordinary resolutions as set out in the notice of annual general meeting contained in the Company`s 2006 annual financial statements were duly passed by the requisite majority votes.

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Retirement of company secretary and appointment of new company secretary

18 May 2007

Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited ("JSE") on 7 March 2007 notifying that Ms Alma Kennedy was appointed Company Secretary by the Board of Directors of the Company ("the Board") with effect from 10 April 2007.

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Notice to preference shareholders dividend no. 138

15 May 2007
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 14 May 2007 the directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Friday, 15 June 2007 payable on Friday, 15 June 2007 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 8 June 2007.

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Appointment of executive director and chief financial officer

09 May 2007
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Roger Williams (43) as an executive director and chief financial officer of the Company, with effect from 1 August 2007.

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Appointment of non-executive director

02 May 2007

AECI Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Andre Parker (55) as a non-executive director of the Company, with effect from 21 May 2007.

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No change statement and notice of annual general meeting

03 April 2007

Audited results
Shareholders are advised that the Company`s 2006 annual report, containing the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2006, was posted to shareholders on Tuesday, 27 March 2007, and contains no modifications to the audited results which were published on 20 February 2007. The annual financial statements were audited by KPMG Inc. and its report is available for inspection at the Company`s registered office.

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Appointment of company secretary

07 March 2007
AECI Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Alma Kennedy (37) as Company Secretary.

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Group audited financial results for the year ended 31 December 2006 and dividend declaration

20 February 2007
Group audited financial results for the year ended 31 December 2006 and dividend declaration

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Trading statement

06 December 2006
In terms of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, a listed company must publish a trading statement as soon as it is satisfied that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that the financial results for the period to be reported upon next will differ by at least 20 per cent from that of the previous corresponding period.

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Changes to the Board of directors

01 December 2006
Alan Pedder CBE has advised the Board that he intends to retire as a non- executive director, and chairman of the Board, at the next annual general meeting of shareholders to be held on 21 May 2007. Alan joined the AECI Board in 1994 and has served as its chairman since 2000.

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Notice to preference shareholders dividend no. 137

14 November 2006

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 13 November 2006 the directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Friday, 15 December 2006 payable on Friday, 15 December 2006 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 8 December 2006.

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Retirement of a director

06 September 2006

Neale Axelson, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of AECI, has advised the Board that he intends to retire at the end of March 2007 after 35 years’ service including 18 years in his current position. A successor will be announced in due course.

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Group interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June

25 July 2006
Group interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June

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Notice to shareholders - interim ordinary dividend no. 145

24 July 2006

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 24 July 2006 the directors of AECI Limited declared an interim ordinary dividend of 64 cents per share, in respect of the financial year ending 31 December 2006, payable on Monday, 18 September 2006 to ordinary shareholders recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 15 September 2006.

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Appointment of non-executive director

28 June 2006

AECI Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Litha Nyhonyha (47) as a non-executive director of the Company, with immediate effect.

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Trading statement

12 June 2006

In terms of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, a listed company must publish a trading statement as soon as it is satisfied that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that the financial results for the period to be reported upon next will differ by at least 20 per cent from that of the previous corresponding period.

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Results of annual general meeting

23 May 2006

Shareholders are advised that all resolutions considered at the Company’s annual general meeting on 22 May 2006, including the special resolution granting the directors of the Company the general authority to repurchase the Company’s shares in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act,61 of 1973 and the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, was passed by the requisite number of shareholders. 

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Notice to preference shareholders dividend no. 136

16 May 2006

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 15 May 2006 the directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Thursday, 15 June 2006 payable on Thursday, 15 June 2006 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 9 June 2006.

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No change statement and notice of annual general meeting

04 April 2006
Audited results
Shareholders are advised that the Company’s 2005 annual report, containing the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2005, was posted to shareholders on Thursday, 30 March 2006, and contains no modifications to the audited results which were published on 21 February 2006.  The annual financial statements were audited by KPMG Inc. and its report is available for inspection
at the Company’s registered office.

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Notice to shareholders - final ordinary dividend no. 144

21 February 2006

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 20 February 2006 the directors of AECI Limited declared a final dividend of 121 cents per share, in respect of the financial year ended 31 December 2005, payable on Monday, 24 April 2006 to ordinary shareholders recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 21 April 2006.

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Group audited financial results for the year ended 31 December 2005

21 February 2006
Group audited financial results for the year ended 31 December 2005

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Trading statement

02 February 2006
In terms of the revised Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, a listed company must publish a trading statement as soon as it is satisfied that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that the financial results for the period to be reported upon next will differ by at least 20 per cent from that of the previous corresponding period.

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