Orica Ltd provides commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure markets. The company operates its business through the following segments: Mining Services, Chemicals and Other. The Mining Services segment includes manufacture and supply of commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure markets, the provision of ground support services in mining and tunneling and supply of sodium cyanide for gold extraction. The Chemicals segment includes manufacture, distribution and trading of a broad range of industrial and specialty chemicals for use in a wide range of industries, which include water treatment, pulp and paper, food and beverage, construction and mining. The Other segment engages in the operation of botany groundwater recycling business. Orica was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.