SENS

DEALINGS IN SECURITIES BY DIRECTORS

28 July 2017

In compliance with JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised of the following sales under the LTIP in respect of the awards that vested on 30 June 2017:

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ANNOUNCEMENT: RESULTS PRESENTATION

26 July 2017

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2017 will be made at 12h00 today, 26 July 2017, in Sandton.

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TRADING STATEMENT

18 July 2017

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements (“the Listings Requirements”), shareholders are advised that for the half-year ended 30 June 2017 (“the period”) AECI’s headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) is expected to be between 381 cents and 396 cents, that is 30% and 35% higher than the 293 cents reported for the half-year ended 30 June 2016 (“the prior corresponding period”). Earnings per share (“EPS”) is expected to between 380 cents and 394 cents, also 30% to 35% higher than the 292 cents reported for the prior corresponding period.

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

30 June 2017

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 30 June 2017, in a non-dilutive manner in accordance with the rules of the LTIP.

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PRESENTATION: AECI WATER STRATEGIC GROWTH PILLAR

07 June 2017
AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation focused on the Company’s Water strategic growth pillar is being given today, Wednesday, 7 June 2017, in Cape Town, to institutional shareholders from 09:30 (SA time).

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DISCLOSURE OF SIGNIFICANT CHANGE TO HOLDING OF AECI SHARES

31 May 2017
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 Business Venture Investment 884 Proprietary Limited (“BVI 884”) that it has disposed of ordinary shares of the Company, such that the total interest in the ordinary shares of AECI held by BVI 884 now amounts to 0,69% of the total issued ordinary shares of the Company.

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REPORT ON PROCEEDINGS AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

29 May 2017

At the 93rd annual general meeting (“AGM”) of the shareholders of AECI held today, 29 May 2017, 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 PREFERENCE SHARE DIVIDEND NO. 158

23 May 2017
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 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 June 2017. The dividend is payable on Thursday, 15 June 2017 to holders of preference shares recorded in the register of the Company at the close of business on the record date, being Friday, 9 June 2017.

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DISCLOSURE OF SIGNIFICANT CHANGE TO HOLDING OF AECI SHARES

22 May 2017
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 Business Venture...

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NO CHANGE STATEMENT AND NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ('AGM')

13 April 2017

No change statement
With regard to the audited results for the year ended 31 December 2016 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, 13 April 2017.  Printed copies were also mailed today.  The consolidated annual financial statements contain no modifications to the summarised audited consolidated financial results which were published on SENS on 28 February 2017.

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

30 March 2017

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 segregated 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 5,1035% of the total issued ordinary shares of the Company.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: RESULTS PRESENTATION

28 February 2017

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016 will be made at 12:00 today, 28 February 2017 in Sandton.

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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 consortiums 25,1% interest in AECIs 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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