Register

Buyers (BHP / BMA)

BHP and BMA employees can register at any time to use the Local Buying Program for their procurement needs. Buyers will be required to validate their registrations via their BHP email. Once registered, buyers can source goods and services from Local Buying Program suppliers by raising Work Instructions.

BHP / BMA Employee Registration

Buyers (Tier A Contractors)

Tier A Contractor employees can register at any time to use the Local Buying Program for their procurement needs. Buyers will be required to validate their registrations via their Tier A Contractor email. Once registered, buyers can source goods and services from Local Buying Program suppliers by raising Work Instructions.

Tier A Contractor Employee Registration

BHP's Local Buying Program delivered in partnership with C-Res

Adding value to our local Communities

Actual Spend

$1,349,567,512

*paid to small, local and Indigenous businesses

Approved Work Instructions

90,430

Approved Suppliers

1,534

Average Payment Days*

7

*from receipt of invoice since 1 July 2021

Local Buying Program Quick Stats
(as at Jul 24 2024, since inception, 2012)

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The Local Buying Program has been established to support small businesses in engaging with BHP and BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA).

The Local Buying Program is delivered in a strategic partnership between BHP and C-Res – a cost neutral organisation. The Program has been operating successfully in Queensland since 2012, in New South Wales since 2016, and in South Australia and Western Australia from 2017.

The Program enables small local businesses to supply goods and services to BHP and BMA via a competitive tender process with reduced payment terms. Businesses also receive direct support from C-Res Business Development Advisors and the Program Administration Team.

Businesses with an annual turnover of <AUD$10M and have a significant physical presence near one of BHP’s Minerals Australia core assets are encouraged to register for the Program. For more information on eligibility please refer to the relevant regional pages.

 

 

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We respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of this land, and recognise their continuing connection to land, sea and waterways. We extend our respect to Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we gather, work and connect.