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 $7.5-billion in annual revenues and 12,000 employees – who provide goods and services to industrial, mining, and energy projects.


WCB 101: The Employer’s Perspective

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Back by popular demand! 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

Aerospace and Defence Certification Workshop

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Feedback from the Aerospace and Defense Forum that was held last February indicated there was an interest to learn more about the certifications and processes required to become a vendor for the growing industry of Aerospace and Defence.  This workshop is being delivered by BDC and will cover information on certifications such as: AS9100, Nadcap,

Negotiations Ninja – in Regina

November 1 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

By popular demand, we’re offering Negotiation Training that delivers results in Regina this time! Buy tickets HERE. Event sponsorship is available for $1000 (includes one event ticket) – contact   ABOUT NEGOTIATIONS NINJA Negotiations Ninja is a disruptive negotiations coaching and training company that exists to develop and deliver the most engaging negotiation training

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

11 Oct

2018 Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum – Phenomenal Networking Opportunities

October 5th, 2018   Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum – Phenomenal Networking Opportunities PDF version of this release is HERE A who’s who of Saskatchewan oil sector attended the 4th Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum.  The supply chain heard from and/or met-with the procurement staff and executives from; Enbridge, Crescent Point,

14 Jun

SIMSA’s GPS Events Provide Incredible Access

Download a PDF of this release HERE June 14th, 2018 SIMSA’s GPS Events Provide Incredible Access SIMSA brought its members face-to-face with procurement and Government persons during two events at the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) in Calgary, June 13th, 2018. The first event was a “speed networking” event, where members have 5-minute sessions to make their

08 Jun

SIMSA FHQ Nutrien events – spectacular

A PDF of this release is HERE Tim Herrod’s presentation is HERE June 8th, 2018 SIMSA FHQ Nutrien events – spectacular Over June 6 and 7, Nutrien hosted the Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Supplier Association (SIMSA) as well as File Hills Qu’Appelle (FHQ) members for two major events; both events enabled the continuation of a conversation on

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,