The SIMSA BHP Billiton Hatch/Bantrel Event – a networking bonanza

The SIMSA BHP Billiton Hatch/Bantrel Event – a networking bonanza

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April 27, 0217

Once again, the room was filled for the Saskatchewan Industrial Suppliers Association (SIMSA) members-only event with BHP Billiton and Hatch/Bantrel on Wednesday, April 26th in Saskatoon.

Representatives from the three companies presented an update on the Jansen potash project, discussed innovation, answered questions from the floor, and then remained for networking.

Of greatest value to SIMSA members, was the networking opportunity after the event, as representatives from all three companies remained until all questions and conversations were complete; these company representatives were the last to leave.









BHP Billiton’s Brock Gill presents to SIMSA members.

At the event, SIMSA members were addressed by:

  • Brock Gill – Program Director Commercial, Potash, BHP Billiton
  • Mike Fedoroff – Global Director, Potash, Industrial Metals, HATCH
  • Paul Gosse – Vice President, General Manager Calgary Office, Bantrel

In addition to the three presenters, BHP Billiton also provided to the event:

  • Kelly Sikorski – Senior Contracts Administrator
  • Fabien Jean – Program Manager Engineering, Mechanical

As with other SIMSA events, all of the guest persons were seated individually around the room for the lunch portion, to allow for better access prior to the presentations and during lunch.

Numerous SIMSA members commented that this “was another great SIMSA event.









Mike Fedoroff, Brock Gill, and Paul Gosse answer SIMSA member questions.

Eric Anderson, SIMSA’s Executive Director, called the event “a networking bonanza.”

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About The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association (SIMSA):

SIMSA is the Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association, representing Saskatchewan based companies who provide goods and services to mining, oil and gas and industrial projects.  SIMSA’s membership of approximately 100 companies, represents well-over $3-billion in annual revenues with the province.  SIMSA’s mandate is to represent the interests and concerns of Saskatchewan industrial equipment and service suppliers, through promotion of its members and the creation of partnerships with industry and other associations.

For more information, contact:

Eric Anderson, Executive Director

Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association (SIMSA)

811 – 56th Street East

Saskatoon, SK

S7K 5Y9

O: 306.343.0019