Welcome to the new SIMSA.ca

November 3, 2019
At SIMSA, we are always looking for better ways to support our more than 200 members (and counting) and provide innovative solutions for the resource companies they serve. It is in this spirit of continuous improvement that we are pleased to announce the launch of our new website and blog.

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SIMSA Nutrien and SaskTech Roundtable Event – focuses on the future!

October 15, 2019
Over 200 Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association’s (SIMSA) members heard from and networked with over 30-Nutrien procurement and executive persons, plus members of SaskTech - at a Roundtable event on October 15th 2019 in Saskatoon, SK. This was the first ever SIMSA Roundtable event with a theme – a look into Nutrien’s digital future.

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Saskatchewan’s Best Oil and Gas Supply Chain Networking Opportunity

October 4, 2019
A who’s who of Saskatchewan oil sector attended the 5th Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum. The supply chain heard from and/or met-with the procurement staff and executives from; Crescent Point, DEEP, Federate Co-op, Husky, Kingston Midstream, Schlumberger, Stantec, Teine, TC Energy, and Worley Parsons.

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SIMSA Host SaskEnergy Skids-Procurement Event

September 19, 2019
Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association’s (SIMSA) hosted a SaskEnergy procurement event for SIMSA’s members and others. The event focused on SaskEnergy’s upcoming RFP for skids.

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Local spending nearly quadruples impact on SK economy: PwC Study

September 12, 2019
A new study reveals that in-province procurement purchases by Saskatchewan resource companies would deliver nearly four times more economic benefit to the province than purchases made from non-Saskatchewan suppliers. According to the study, each dollar spent exclusively with local suppliers would generate $1.51 in total economic output for the province, compared to the $0.39 that would be generated by purchases from out of province suppliers.

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SIMSA Submits "Gold Standard Debriefing Guidelines" to SaskPower

August 27, 2019
The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association (SIMSA) has prepared this set of “Gold Standard Debriefing Guidelines” for SaskPower, outlining ways the corporation could better meet the needs of SIMSA members as well as all other suppliers, in the area of Supplier Development. Specifically, a debriefing is an opportunity for non-selected suppliers to learn what they have done well and what they can do better.

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SIMSA’s 2019 GPS Events Provide the Best Procurement and Government Access

June 14, 2019
SIMSA brought its members face-to-face with industry-leading procurement and Government persons – including Premier Scott Moe - during two events at the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) in Calgary, June 12th, 2019.

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SIMSA’s AGM Features Major Updates

May 23, 2019
The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association’s (SIMSA) held its AGM on May 23rd in Saskatoon. The event featured the election of 5 new Board members, a major update on SIMSA initiatives, and a keynote presentation by Lawrence Berthelet, VP Capital and Engineering, for the Mosaic Potash Business Unit. And to add even further value to the event, Crystal Steciuk - Director of Strategic Procurement – also attended from Mosaic.

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