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2018

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November 06 2018
06 November 2018

AECI shareholders and bondholders are advised that a presentation focused on Much Asphalt Proprietary Limited, a business in the Company’s Chemicals strategic growth pillar, is being given today, Tuesday, 6 November 2018, in Johannesburg, to institutional shareholders and bondholders from 09:30 (SA time).

September 07 2018
07 September 2018

The JSE Limited has granted AECI the listing of its Senior Unsecured Floating Rate Notes, in terms of its Domestic Medium Term Note Programme (“the Programme”) dated 4 September 2018 and guaranteed by AECI Mining Solutions Limited, Chemical Services Limited, Much Asphalt Proprietary Limited and AECI Mauritius Ltd, effective 11 September 2018.

September 05 2018
05 September 2018

AECI has received approval from the JSE Limited (“JSE”) of its amended programme memorandum dated 4 September 2018 (“the Amended PM”), established in relation to the Issuer’s ZAR5 000 000 000,00 Domestic Medium Term Note Programme. A summary of the changes effected is provided below:

August 13 2018
13 August 2018

Prospective noteholders are advised that the Issuer has published the AECI Fixed Income Roadshow Presentation (“the Presentation”) on its website Tuesday, 7 August 2018.

July 30 2018
30 July 2018

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 2018:

July 25 2018
25 July 2018

AECI shareholders and prospective bondholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s condensed consolidated unaudited interim financial results for the half-year ended 30 June 2018 will be made at 12:00 today, 25 July 2018 in Sandton.

July 02 2018
02 July 2018

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements (“Listings Requirements”), the following information is disclosed:

June 27 2018
27 June 2018
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 the PIC has acquired an interest in the ordinary shares of the Company, such that the total interest in the ordinary shares of the Company held by the PIC now amounts to 15,354% of the total issued ordinary shares of the Company.
June 25 2018
25 June 2018

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements (“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 vest on 30 June 2018, in a non-dilutive manner in accordance with the rules of the LTIP.

June 01 2018
01 June 2018

AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Jonathan Molapo as a Non-executive Director of the Company.

May 31 2018
31 May 2018
At the 94th annual general meeting (“AGM”) of the shareholders of AECI held today, 31 May 2018, 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:
May 22 2018
22 May 2018
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 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 Friday, 15 June 2018. The dividend is payable on Friday, 15 June 2018 to holders of preference shares recorded in the register of the Company at the close of business on the record date, being Friday, 8 June 2018.
May 04 2018
04 May 2018

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

April 26 2018
26 April 2018
With regard to the audited results for the year ended 31 December 2017, shareholders and prospective noteholders are advised that the annual financial statements have been distributed to shareholders today, 26 April 2018.
April 06 2018
06 April 2018

Shareholders and prospective bondholders are referred to the Company’s announcements published on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 4 December 2017 and 29 March 2018.

April 03 2018
03 April 2018

Further to the Company’s announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 30 October 2017 regarding the acquisition by AECI of shares in Much Asphalt (“the Transaction”), shareholders are advised that all conditions precedent to the Transaction have now been fulfilled, including the conclusion of a management agreement in terms of which management retained approximately 2% of the shares of Much Asphalt. Accordingly, AECI acquired approximately 98% of the entire issued share capital of Much Asphalt.

March 29 2018
29 March 2018

Shareholders and prospective bondholders are referred to the SENS announcement of 4 December 2017 indicating that the Company would appoint a new external auditor, for the current financial year ending on 31 December 2018, and would announce this appointment by no later than 31 March 2018.

February 27 2018
27 February 2018

AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Philisiwe Sibiya as a Non-executive Director of the Company and as a member of its Audit Committee.

February 27 2018
27 February 2018

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation on the Company’s reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2017 will be made at 12:00 today, 27 February 2018 in Sandton.

February 19 2018
19 February 2018
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that for the financial year ended 31 December 2017 (“the period”) AECI’s earnings per share (“EPS”) is expected to be between 880 cents and 910 cents, that is 20% and 24% higher than the 735 cents reported for financial year ended 31 December 2016.
January 17 2018
17 January 2018

Further to the Company’s announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 8 November 2017 regarding the acquisition (i) by AECI Mauritius Limited of 100% of the share capital in Schirm GmbH and shareholder loan claims; and (ii) by Schirm GmbH of (A) the contract manufacturing service business of Imperial Chemical Logistics GmbH; and (B) a property in Wolfenbüttel, Germany (together “Schirm”) (“the Transaction”), shareholders are advised that all conditions precedent to the Transaction have now been fulfilled.


2017

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December 11 2017
11 December 2017

Notice is hereby given that, in terms of the provisions of section 45(5)(a) of the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008 (“the Companies Act”) and pursuant to the Special Resolution passed at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 29 May 2017 authorising the Board of Directors (“the Board”) to provide direct and indirect financial assistance to current and future subsidiaries and to current and future associated companies of the Company, the Board adopted a resolution on 27 November 2017 authorising the Company to provide financial assistance in terms of section 45 of the Companies Act (“financial assistance”) by way of guaranteeing the performance of AECI Mauritius Limited (”AECI Mauritius”) in respect of the latter’s loan facility agreement obligations in a maximum aggregate amount of EUR129 million.  AECI Mauritius is a wholly-owned, indirectly held subsidiary of the Company.

December 04 2017
04 December 2017
In terms of the provisions of paragraph 3.78 of the JSE Listings Requirements and paragraph 7.13 of the Debt Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised as follows:
November 27 2017
27 November 2017
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...
November 27 2017
27 November 2017

In compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, notification is hereby given that Ms Liziwe Mda has resigned from her position as a Non-executive Director of the Company, with immediate effect.

November 23 2017
23 November 2017

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 Allan Gray 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 Allan Gray’s clients now amounts to 10,7629% of the total issued ordinary shares of the Company.

November 21 2017
21 November 2017
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 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 Friday, 15 December 2017. The dividend is payable on Friday, 15 December 2017 to holders of preference shares recorded in the register of the Company at the close of business on the record date, being Friday, 8 December 2017.
November 13 2017
13 November 2017

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

In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed: In terms of the rules of the Company’s LTIP, participants were allocated performance shares in 2017.  These will convert into AECI ordinary shares and will vest after three years, subject to the performance conditions attached to each allocation being met.  The performance shares were issued at the grant price as indicated below and were accepted off-market on 10 November 2017 by the Company’s Directors, the Group Company Secretary and the Director of a major subsidiary as follows:

November 08 2017
08 November 2017

Shareholders are advised that AECI and its wholly-owned subsidiary, AECI Mauritius Limited (“AECI Mauritius”), has reached agreement with Imperial Chemical Logistics GmbH (“ICL”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Imperial Holdings Limited, and Schirm GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ICL, in terms of which (i) AECI Mauritius will acquire 100% of the share capital in Schirm GmbH and shareholder loan claims; and (ii) Schirm GmbH will acquire (A) the contract manufacturing service business of ICL (“Wolfenbüttel Business”); and (B) a property in Wolfenbüttel, Germany (“Wolfenbüttel Property”), (together, “Schirm”) (“the Transaction”).

November 08 2017
08 November 2017

Further to the announcement relating to the Acquisition released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited this morning, the Company will be hosting a presentation in relation to the Acquisition to institutional shareholders at 10h00 today.

October 30 2017
30 October 2017

Shareholders are advised that AECI has entered into an agreement with Capitalworks Private Equity, MIC Investment Holdings Proprietary Limited and the Much Asphalt management team to acquire 100% of the issued share capital in Much Asphalt (“the Transaction”), for a total consideration of R2,272 billion which is payable in cash (the “Purchase Consideration”), 

October 30 2017
30 October 2017

Further to the announcement relating to the Acquisition released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited this morning, the Company will be hosting a presentation in relation to the Acquisition to institutional shareholders at 10h00 today.

October 24 2017
24 October 2017

AECI shareholders are advised that a presentation focused on the Company’s Water strategic growth pillar is being given today, Tuesday, 24 October 2017, in Cape Town, to institutional shareholders from 09:00 (SA time).

October 18 2017
18 October 2017

Shareholders are advised that the Company has entered into discussions relating to two potential acquisitions which, if either is successfully concluded, may have an effect on AECI’s share price.

September 29 2017
29 September 2017

Shareholders are advised that Mr Moses Kgosana has advised the Board of AECI (“the Board”) that he wishes to resign from his position as Non-executive Director of the Company, with immediate effect.

August 21 2017
21 August 2017
In compliance with JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised of the following sale under the LTIP in respect of the awards that vested on 30 June 2017:
July 28 2017
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:

July 26 2017
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.

July 18 2017
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.

June 30 2017
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.

June 07 2017
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).
May 31 2017
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.
May 29 2017
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:

May 23 2017
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.
May 22 2017
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...
April 13 2017
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.

March 30 2017
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.

February 28 2017
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.


2016

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November 30 2016
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.
November 22 2016
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.
November 18 2016
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.

September 09 2016
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:

August 25 2016
25 August 2016
In compliance with JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised of the following dealings in AECI’s securities:
August 23 2016
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.
July 28 2016
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”):
July 26 2016
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.
July 15 2016
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”). 
June 28 2016
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.
June 14 2016
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.
June 06 2016
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.

May 30 2016
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:
May 20 2016
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.
April 22 2016
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.

April 19 2016
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.
February 23 2016
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.
February 09 2016
09 February 2016
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Khotso Mokhele as a Non-executive Director of the Company.
January 25 2016
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...


2015

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December 11 2015
11 December 2015
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Graham Wayne Dempster as a Non-executive Director of the Company.
December 01 2015
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.
November 20 2015
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.
October 27 2015
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).
October 15 2015
15 October 2015
Repurchase announcement
October 06 2015
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.
September 30 2015
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”).

September 11 2015
11 September 2015
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:
July 28 2015
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.
July 24 2015
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.
July 24 2015
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.
July 21 2015
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.

June 24 2015
24 June 2015
Shareholders are referred to AECI's announcement published on SENS on 5 June 2015 in this regard.
June 05 2015
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.
June 01 2015
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:
May 22 2015
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.
May 15 2015
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.
April 24 2015
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. 
April 17 2015
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.
March 30 2015
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.
February 24 2015
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.
January 12 2015
12 January 2015
AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Godfrey Gomwe (59) as Non-executive Director of the Company.

2014

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December 05 2014
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).
November 21 2014
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.

October 28 2014
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).
October 15 2014
15 October 2014
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:
September 15 2014
15 September 2014
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:
July 29 2014
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.
July 22 2014
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.

June 09 2014
09 June 2014
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:
June 02 2014
02 June 2014
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:
June 02 2014
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.
May 16 2014
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.

April 29 2014
29 April 2014

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

April 25 2014
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.

March 20 2014
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”).
February 25 2014
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.
February 18 2014
18 February 2014
February 11 2014
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.
January 28 2014
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”).

2013

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December 09 2013
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.
November 21 2013
21 November 2013

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

November 15 2013
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.

November 04 2013
04 November 2013

Transaction summary*

October 08 2013
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.
September 27 2013
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.

August 16 2013
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.

July 24 2013
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.

July 18 2013
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.
July 08 2013
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”).
May 31 2013
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:
May 27 2013
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.

May 17 2013
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.
May 14 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”). 
March 28 2013
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.
February 26 2013
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.

February 12 2013
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:

January 28 2013
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”).