Promoting Saskatchewan solutions for the global resource industry

Saskatchewan is a province that has been blessed with strong resources like minerals, oil and gas deposits. Saskatchewan supplier companies have been providing world class solutions that have been used by resource companies in Saskatchewan and around the world.

The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association, represents over 150 companies active in Saskatchewan – totaling approximately $14-billion in annual revenues and 14,000 employees – who provide goods and services to mining, oil and gas, and industrial projects.

Events:

Negotiations Ninja

January 23 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Negotiation Training That Delivers Results Buy tickets HERE SIMSA “Educational Event” sponsorship sold-out!   Thank you to our sponsors Deca Industries and Kelly Panteluk Construction.    ABOUT NEGOTIATIONS.NINJA negotiations.ninja exists to develop and deliver the most engaging negotiation training programs in the world and to have fun doing it. Utilizing his extensive experience speaking to executives

SIMSA-K+S Potash Canada Roundtable

January 31 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

This is a SIMSA members only event. Note: Your membership must be current (less than 90-days receivable). Only direct employees of the member company are permitted. Buy Roundtable Event tickets HERE.   SIMSA “Roundtable Event” sponsorship is available per HERE at $2000 includes (contact eric.anderson@simsa.ca): Name/logo recognition on SIMSA and Picatic website listings for the Roundtable Event Name/logo on

WCB 101: The Employer’s Perspective

February 15 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Buy tickets HERE. This two hour program outlines from the employer’s perspective: the employers’ role – what they can ask, what they can’t ask, what their options are when injury does occur (such as which doctor to take someone too) how to train and on-board staff to mitigate claims what the supervisor should do when

Disney’s Approach To Leadership Excellence

March 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

SIMSA (and a few others) welcomes the Walt Disney Company’s training arm, Disney Institute, to TCU Place March 20, 2018 with their full day course:  Disney’s Approach To Leadership Excellence. You have the opportunity to learn from The Walt Disney Company’s 90 years of world-renowned tradition of excellence. Spend a day with Disney Institute. Learn from Disney Facilitators

10th Annual Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum

April 10 @ 8:00 am - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

                BUY TICKETS AND TRADE SHOW BOOTHS HERE. The 10th Annual Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum sponsorship package is available HERE   The 10th Annual Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum will be April 10 and 11, 2018 at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon, SK. This Forum provided information on how manufacturers,

SIMSA 2018 AGM

May 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Save the date! May 16th 2018 in Saskatoon.

4th Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE! 2017 Event Summary is HERE 2017 Event Images      


Recent News

21 Dec

IMII Innovation Awards 2018

In addition to the IMII’s DEMOday 2018 – see HERE – the IMII and SIMSA now have the Innovation Awards 2018 – see HERE or below!  Both events will allow your concept/product to be reviewed by your target market and perhaps gain some recognition and/or development funding!  The IMII – the International Minerals Innovation Institute – is a partnership between Agrium,

21 Dec

IMII DEMOday 2018

In addition to the IMII’s Innovation Award – see HERE – the IMII and SIMSA now have DEMOday 2018 – see HERE or below!  Both events will allow your concept/product to be reviewed by your target market and perhaps gain some recognition and/or development funding!  The IMII – the International Minerals Innovation Institute – is

18 Dec

SIMSA STC PCS – a landmark event

December 15th, 2017 SIMSA STC PCS – a landmark event PDF version of this release is HERE   The “landmark event” –  SIMSA STC PotashCorp Business Forum; Growing Together – saw the supply chain sit with the economic development arm of the 7 Saskatoon Tribal Council First Nations, and PotashCorp to discuss business opportunities.  Never before

08 Dec

SIMSA Statement on Alberta Plated Vehicles

December 8th, 2017 SIMSA Statement on Alberta Plated Vehicles Regarding the Government of Saskatchewan policy of “Alberta Plated Vehicles Won’t Be Allowed on Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure’s New Job Sites;“  The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association (SIMSA) makes the following statement, “We want a policy that is fair to Saskatchewan contractors.” – 30

03 Nov

SIMSA-Mosaic Roundtable – Record Participation by SIMSA Members and Mosaic Staff

November 2nd, 2017 Download this release HERE   Mosaic sent a record amount of staff to the SIMSA-Mosaic Roundtable Event, and SIMSA members intron attended in record amounts. The SIMSA Mosaic Roundtable Event saw a record 18 staff members attend from Mosaic – a record amount.  The attending most notably included Bruce Bodine, Senior Vice President

12 Oct

Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum – Phenomenal Networking Opportunities

October 5th, 2017 Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum – Phenomenal Networking Opportunities (PDF version HERE) A who’s who of Saskatchewan oil sector attended the 3rd Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum.  The supply chain heard from and met-with the procurement staff of; Husky, TransCanada, Enbridge, Crescent Point, Torc, Teine, and Plains

15 Jun

SIMSA Members Meet Face-to-Face with Procurement Staff at GPS

June 14th, 2017 PDF version of this release HERE SIMSA Members Meet Face-to-Face with Procurement Staff at GPS Saskatchewan Industrial Suppliers Association (SIMSA) members, were able to meet face-to-face with the procurement staff of Crescent Point, Enbridge, and TransCanada during the SIMSA “speed networking event” at the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) in Calgary on June 14th,

23 May

SIMSA’s 2017 AGM Marks Transitions

May 23rd, 2017 SIMSA’s 2017 AGM Marks Transitions [PDF version of this item is HERE The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association (SIMSA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) today – it marked several transitions in their Board, Bylaws, and membership size.  The AGM also featured a presentation on transition in Saskatchewan’s potash sector, with a