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How to Create an Effective Mining Procurement and Supply Strategy

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Posted: 11/04/2012

Following the peak of the mining boom, the levels of production and number of projects in the market is still high, resulting in severe supply backlogs. The changing nature of the current economic resources climate also means mining companies grappling with meeting high demands while cutting costs. To further compound the problem, equipment and skills shortages are still causing further procurement and supply challenges. As a result, the pressure to reduce costs and streamline overall procurement processes is greater than ever.

Mining IQ recently spoke to Roger Reading, Contracts and Procurement Manager, GHD, about the strategies needed to prepare for and overcome specific procurement challenges in the mining industry as well as the importance of ensuring mutually fair partnerships in this process. Download the whitepaper for the full interview.

If you would like to learn more about procurement in mining, you can attend the upcoming Mining Procurement Summit on June 24 - 26, 2013 - Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Posted: 11/04/2012