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Local Buying Program Suppliers

Local businesses who have an annual turnover of <AUD$10M and a significant physical presence in the state’s eligible regions can register to participate in the Local Buying Program in that state.

Registrations are assessed on an individual basis in alignment with the Local Buying Program eligibility criteria. Once approved, suppliers will have the ability to access and respond to work opportunities (Work Instructions) in their state as they become available.

Buyers (BHP / BMA / BMC)

BHP / BMA / BMC 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 / BMC 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

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National Highlight Q2 FY22: Exploration of new supply opportunities become reality with Tier A Contractors

BHP Tier A Contractor engages Suppliers via LBP.

In October 2021, BHP’s Tier A Contractor, CQ Field Mining Services became the first of several authorised contractors, including C-Res, to have access to the Local Buying Program portal, giving local businesses visibility to more work opportunities.

What’s exciting, is that CQ Field Mining Services will have access to the LBP supplier database which will open the door to new engagements for the supply of goods and services. LBP Supplier Profiles will be made visible to the Tier A Contractor to enable them to view Capability Statements and nominated Supply Categories. In addition to receiving work opportunities from BHP, LBP Suppliers will now have access to work opportunities raised by CQ Field Mining Services.

Jason Holt (Chief Operating Officer, CQ Field Mining Services) said “We are looking forward to working with local suppliers to ensure our BHP work scopes are completed in full, and utilising local resources to deliver timely and successful work outcomes.”

Why is this good for small local businesses? Exposure to BHP Tier A Contractors provides LBP registered businesses increased opportunities lifting their profile, visibility and reach.

Over the next 12 months, BHP will be working with C-Res to identify additional Tier A Contractors to start using the Local Buying Program to purchase goods and services from small, local, Indigenous and Traditional Owner Businesses registered on the program.

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