SIMSA's 2017 AGM Marks Transitions

May 23, 2017
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 … Continued

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SIMSA Notes Business Case for Unsuccessful Bid Practices

May 10, 2017
May 10th, 2017 SIMSA Notes Business Case for Unsuccessful Bid Practices The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association (SIMSA) noted several news items on May 8, 2017, in regards to the “practice that honorariums are paid to unsuccessful bidders.” These articles often refer to, “In 2015-16, Saskatchewan paid private companies $5.6 million for unsuccessful bids … Continued

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

April 27, 2017
The SIMSA BHP Billiton Hatch/Bantrel Event – a networking bonanza [Download release as PDF HERE] 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 … Continued

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Saskatchewan’s Mining Supply Chain – integral to the success of our mining industry

April 4, 2017
Saskatchewan’s Mining Supply Chain – integral to the success of our mining industry Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Over 1000 delegates are expected to attend the 9th Annual Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon, April 4 & 5, 2017. The event is co-hosted by the Saskatchewan Mining Association, Saskatchewan Ministry of Economy … Continued

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SIMSA - Aboriginal Inclusion Guidelines

March 29, 2017
Introduction:                               SIMSA developed the following Aboriginal Inclusion guidelines (or download HERE), for its member companies to plan and enact their efforts towards including Aboriginal people in Saskatchewan economic opportunities.  It is important to remember that this is a guideline and it … Continued

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The SIMSA Cameco Round-Table Event – a Generous Success

February 27, 2017
February 27th, 2017 The SIMSA Cameco Round-Table Event – a Generous Success In yet another event not often seen in business, the vast majority of a corporation’s procurement team met with their suppliers, for an open dialogue in effort to improve both sides’ businesses. Understandably, the room was filled for the Saskatchewan Industrial Suppliers Association … Continued

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