Botswana Ash (Pty) Ltd
Botswana Ash (Pty) Ltd (Botash) is owned by the Government of Botswana and Chlor Alkali Holdings (CAH) Group, a South African company, at 50% shareholding each. Botash began its operations in April 1991 and is located in Sua Pan, approximately 180 kilometres from Francistown, in the north eastern part of Botswana. Botash is the largest producer of natural sodium products in the region, producing soda ash and salt. In the past, all activities of the mine were undertaken at Sua Pan â€“ from production through to marketing, sales and administration. Today Botash has increased its footprints in the region with fully operating offices in South Africa, dealing mostly with sales and marketing of Botswana Ash products.