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African Oxygen Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes atmospheric gases, welding and safety products, and liquefied petroleum gas in South Africa and other African countries. It operates in four segments: Atmospheric Gases; Liquefied Petroleum Gas; Hard Goods; and Rest of Africa. It offers bulk liquefied gas products, including liquefied nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and CO2; and packaged gases, such as dissolved acetylene, scientific gases, refrigerants, helium, argon, oxygen, nitrogen, welding shielding gases, propellants, and packaged chemicals for use in industrial, mining, commercial, domestic, scientific, and medical applications. The company also provides medical gases for state and private medical facilities, and home-based care; and distributes liquefied petroleum gas under the Handigas brand. In addition, it supplies welding electrodes, MIG wire, and welding equipment for gas and arc welding requirements; and regulators, torches, and safety equipment. African Oxygen Limited serves customers in the mining, manufacturing, heavy industry, healthcare, and hospitality industries. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. African Oxygen Limited is a subsidiary of BOC Holdings Limited.

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african oxygen ltd (AFX) Top Compensated Officers

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Total Annual Compensation: R3.8M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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African Oxygen Ltd. Announces Executive Changes

African Oxygen Ltd. announced that GJ Strauss was appointed to the Board on 26 February 2015. NA Thomson resigned as Financial Director on 26 February 2015 which resignation will be effective from 31 May 2015.

African Oxygen Ltd. Reports Audited Consolidated Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

African Oxygen Ltd. reported audited consolidated financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of ZAR 5,834 million against ZAR 5,825 million a year ago. Earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation, amortization and impairments were ZAR 818 million against ZAR 880 million a year ago. Earnings before interest and taxation were ZAR 200 million against ZAR 514 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was ZAR 189 million against ZAR 468 million a year ago. Profit for the year attributable to owners of the Company was ZAR 83 million or 26.8 cents per basic and diluted share against ZAR 309 million or 100.1 cents per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was ZAR 623 million against ZAR 403 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was ZAR 514 million against ZAR 505 million a year ago. Intangible assets acquired were ZAR 13 million. Headline earnings per share are calculated on headline earnings of ZAR 111 million or 36.2 cents per share against ZAR 294 million or 95.3 cents per share a year ago.

African Oxygen Ltd., 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 02, 2015

African Oxygen Ltd., 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 02, 2015


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