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Orica chair urges investors to 'bear with us'

The good news, Orica chairman Malcolm Broomhead said at the company’s annual general meeting this week, was that the company had zero fatalities this year. The bad news, it lost A$48 million, earnings before interest and tax fell 3% and key executives’ bonuses took a battering.

Orica chair urges investors to 'bear with us' Orica chair urges investors to 'bear with us' Orica chair urges investors to 'bear with us' Orica chair urges investors to 'bear with us' Orica chair urges investors to 'bear with us'

Alberto Calderon (left) and Malcolm Broomhead

However, Broomhead believes the worst should be behind the explosives maker, thanks largely to the work it has put in over the past few years and that its ammonium nitrate production woes have really