News/Media Announcements: November 2020
New faces and new direction for C-Res and the Local Buying Program
With a new Financial Year, came a strong new direction and a few changing of the guard moments for C-Res in its delivery of the Local Buying Program and Local Buying Foundation.
2020, as we all know, has proven to be a year of adaptability and … Discover more >
NATIONAL: COVID-19 Leads To New Approach In Training
Knowing your way around the Local Buying Program and being familiar with what it allows you to do will make doing your job easier!
Be you a buyer or supplier, being aware of the processes and capacity of the LBP platform will enable you to tap … Discover more >
NATIONAL: R U OK? More Than Just One Day
If there is one question that can save a life it’s this one: R U OK?
On September 12 the C-Res team – along with BHP teams, LBP buyers, suppliers and community stakeholders across our Local Buying Program footprint – took a moment of pause … Discover more >
NATIONAL: From the CEO | September 2020
This financial year we launched a campaign to help us really identify not only what we do (we know that!) but why! That why question is always a big one, and it is what we have come to see as the defining element of everything we do.
So why do we … Discover more >
NATIONAL: Perception Survey a Measure of Success
C-Res has released the findings of its 2020 Perception Survey.
Attracting responses from across the Local Buying Program footprints in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia, the survey gave LBP suppliers, BHP Buyers … Discover more >
NSW: Quarter In Review | July to September, 2020
The old saying goes, make hay while the sun shines. Well, if you put that in the context of getting out and about, networking and connecting, you’ll come close to what the buzz in Muswellbrook, Singleton, Scone and the whole Mt Arthur Coal and … Discover more >
NATIONAL: Buyer Site Champions Help Share LBP Message
When it comes to the benefits of the Local Buying Program, no one knows better, what makes it such a useful tool in local procurement, than our most regular buyers at BHP.
These are the champions of the LBP and they are instrumental in creating … Discover more >
WA: Quarter In Review | July to September, 2020
Western Australia Business Development Advisors Maria Hayward and Mj van Vuuren would have been forgiven from having the song “On the Road Again” on loop in their heads at they took to the Pilbara highways – post COVID-19 lockdowns - to catch … Discover more >
SA: Quarter In Review | July to September, 2020
While some states seem to be opening up and getting down to business, things have remained pretty quiet on the networking front throughout the Olympic Downs footprints in Roxby Downs, Upper Spencer Gulf and the Far Northern regions.
That said, C … Discover more >
NATIONAL: Supplier Directory – “LBP’s answer to Google”
The new search functionality within the online Local Buying Program’s Supplier Directory has been well-received, taking what might have been a slow and tedious manual search and transforming it into what’s been referred to as “the LBP’s … Discover more >