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23 May

SIMSA’s Membership Growing Rapidly In Number and Individual Size

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,

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10 May

SIMSA Notes Business Case for Unsuccessful Bid Practices

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

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27 Apr

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

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

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29 Mar

SIMSA – Aboriginal Inclusion Guidelines

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

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27 Feb

The SIMSA Cameco Round-Table Event – a Generous Success

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

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15 Dec

The SIMSA PotashCorp Round Table Event – An Unprecedented Success

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

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