SIMSA’s Membership Growing Rapidly In Number and Individual Size

May 23, 2017
May 23rd, 2017 DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION HERE SIMSA’s Membership Growing Rapidly In Number and Individual Size   The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association (SIMSA) is growing rapidly.  SIMSA’s membership has grown by 47% – from 74-members on November 1st 2016, to 109-members today.  And, the growth has not only been in the number of members, … 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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The SIMSA PotashCorp Round Table Event – An Unprecedented Success

December 15, 2016
Download PDF of release  HERE   December 15th, 2016: The SIMSA PotashCorp Round Table Event – An Unprecedented Success Saskatchewan Industrial Suppliers Association (SIMSA) members network with PCS Potash President, VP, and procurement team at a SIMSA members only event.   It was an event not often seen in business.  The entire procurement team of … Continued

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SIMSA Sees Benefits in the PotashCorp Agrium Merger

September 14, 2016
MEDIA RELEASE SIMSA Sees Benefits in the PotashCorp/Agrium Merger For Immediate Release Download PDF of release HERE   Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, September 14, 2016 – The Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association (SIMSA) believes the PotashCorp/Agrium merger can be beneficial to our member companies. The PotashCorp and Agrium merger allows two Canadian champions to become one larger … Continued

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