AECI Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the mining, water treatment, plant and animal health, food and beverage, infrastructure, and general industrial sectors in Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia, North America, South America, and Australia. The company operates through five segments: AECI Mining, AECI Water, AECI Agri Health, AECI Chemicals, and AECI Property Services & Corporate. The AECI Mining segment provides mine-to-mineral solution for the mining sector, which includes commercial explosives, initiating systems, and blasting services, as well as surfactants for explosives manufacture. The AECI Water segment provides integrated water treatment and process chemicals, and equipment solutions for various applications comprising public and industrial water, desalination, and utilities. The AECI Agri Health segment manufactures and distributes crop protection products, plant nutrients, animal premixes, specialty animal health products, and fine chemicals. The AECI Chemicals segment supplies raw materials and related services to customers in the food and beverage, manufacturing, road infrastructure, and general industrial sectors. The AECI Property Services & Corporate segment offers property leasing and management services in the office, industrial, and retail sectors. The company was founded in 1894 and is based in Sandton, South Africa.