Promoting Saskatchewan solutions for the global resource industry

Saskatchewan is a province that has been blessed with strong natural resources – such as minerals, oil and gas – an abundant industrial activities. Saskatchewan supplier companies have been providing world class solutions, that have been used by resource and industrial companies in Saskatchewan and around the world.

The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association, represents over 170 companies active in Saskatchewan – totaling over $14-billion in annual revenues and 14,000 employees – who provide goods and services to industrial, mining, and energy projects.

Events:

SIMSA Tour of Rocanville Potash Mine

June 6

SIMSA members only! To do the tour, you must attend SIMSA’s AGM on May 16th in person, and enter your name to be drawn from a hat at the AGM.  We will choose 29 persons; 15 will tour the mine before lunch and 15 the mill before lunch (an additional 10 persons will be joining

SIMSA FHQ Nutrien Business Forum

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

An opportunity for SIMSA members and FHQ persons to discuss business with each other, as well as Nutrien procurement persons. This event is open to SIMSA members, Nutrien employees, and FHQ affiliates only! Buy tickets HERE This event brings together three key players for a spectacular business event towards “feeding the future” – The Saskatchewan Industrial

Speed Networking Event at the Global Petroleum Show

June 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

5-minute sessions to make your pitch to oil producers and pipeline companies Buy tickets HERE SIMSA has organised a “speed networking” event during the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary. This event is for SIMSA members only! The “speed networking” event will be on Wednesday, June 13th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in the Hyatt Regency

4th Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum

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

The 4th Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum will be October 4th, 2018 at the Delta Regina Hotel in Regina. This is your chance to hear from, and talk face-to-face with, procurement staff from oil-producing and pipeline companies.  TransCanada, Crescent Point Energy, and Teine Energy have already confirmed their participation! SIMSA members buy

11th Annual Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum

April 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - April 4, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

Save the dates! Ticket and trade show booths go on sale to SIMSA members only on Nov 1, 2018. Ticket and trade show booths go on sale to everybody on Nov 15, 2018. Sponsors from the 2018 event will have first-right of refusal for 2019 event, until Oct 30, 2018.  Any remaining sponsorship will be


Recent News

16 May

SIMSA 2018 AGM – Results in 4 New Board Members

SIMSA held its AGM today at The Ramada Hotel in Saskatoon.   SIMSA’s original board was formed in March of 2013 – with the formation of SIMSA. The Board has 12 seats, with terms of 2 years for a maximum of 3 consecutive terms.  As such, some of the original Board members have hit this

15 May

SIMSA Begins Development of the “Saskatchewan Supplier Data Base”

See PowerPoint from announcement at SIMSA’s AGM (with further details and screen grabs) HERE SIMSA is please to announce the next key initiative stemming from our strong and growing relationship with the major resource sector companies.   Our “roundtable” events provided unprecedented access to their procurement and other staff.  With their further cooperation, we have begun creating

15 May

SIMSA’s Rapid Growth Continues Thanks to Partnerships

Download PDF version HERE   May 16th, 2018 Executive Director’s Report – 2018 SIMSA AGM   Hello SIMSA Members, It has been an exciting year as our Association continues to grow. As a guiding set of principles, I have worked towards: enabling SIMSA members to earn more money via; face-to-face networking events business education events representing

01 Feb

SIMSA-K+S Potash Canada Roundtable – Continued Stunning Participation

February 1st, 2018 PDF version available HERE   K+S Potash Canada continued the tradition of stunning participation at the SIMSA-K+S Potash Canada Roundtable on January 31st, 2018 – see HERE. The SIMSA K+S Potash Canada Roundtable Event saw 12 key staff members attend from K+S.  SIMSA’s Executive Director Eric Anderson stated, “When you consider they are

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