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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 / Stanmore)

BHP / BMA / Stanmore 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 / Stanmore email. Once registered, buyers can source goods and services from Local Buying Program suppliers by raising Work Instructions.

BHP / BMA / Stanmore 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

News

News & Media Announcements

NATIONAL: A message from the LBF Chairman | FY22 Year in Review

August 8th, 2022

The changing landscape of small businesses never seems to stop, and this year has seen the Local Buying Foundation continue to work with our communities as these changes unfold through sponsorship, projects and program funding across QLD, NSW, SA … Discover more >

NATIONAL: A message from the C-Res CEO | FY22 Year in Review

August 8th, 2022

Strong today. Stronger tomorrow. With an extraordinary FY22 behind us, and another busy and successful twelve months to reflect on, I feel incredibly optimistic about our company and our partnership with BHP. Together, we have ensured delivery … Discover more >

New South Wales Highlight Q4 FY22: MAC expands Indigenous work opportunities

August 1st, 2022

BHP Mt Arthur are continually seeking to provide greater opportunities for local Indigenous suppliers who have the capacity and capability to provide goods and services to site in a timely and cost efficient manner. With the assistance of BHP, C … Discover more >

Western Australia Highlight Q4 FY22: Innovative small business at forefront of reliable quality service

August 1st, 2022

BHP Mining Area C has been actively identifying opportunities to engage local suppliers to meet site-based construction and engineering needs. Engaging via the Local Buying Program, BHP MAC Infrastructure Services has been able to connect with local … Discover more >

South Australia Highlight Q4 FY22: Traditional Owners get involved in accommodation refurbishments

August 1st, 2022

The Local Buying Program is increasingly becoming an important procurement tool for BHP Buyers when identifying potential Traditional Owner and Indigenous suppliers. During recent refurbishments of two accommodation villages, BHP Olympic Dam … Discover more >

QME successfully highlights supplier innovation, excellence and world-class capabilities

July 28th, 2022

The Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition (QME) has been at the heart of Queensland's mining sector for over 29 years. Returning to the Mackay Showgrounds this year, QME 2022 was the ultimate showcase of supplier innovation and excellence … Discover more >

NAIDOC Week 2022 – Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!

July 16th, 2022

The 2022 NAIDOC week was celebrated by C-Res staff across the country to bring to life this year’s NAIDOC theme - Get up! Stand up! Show up! NAIDOC week was a chance to come together and celebrate the stories, cultures and achievements of First … Discover more >

Queensland Highlight Q4 FY22: Moranbah welcomes buyers and local suppliers to LBP Meet the Buyer event

July 7th, 2022

Following COVID-19 enforced restrictions around engagement between suppliers and buyers, Meet the Buyer events had been on hold until recently. Re-introducing these events into business development activities is critical to building, or in some … Discover more >

New South Wales Highlight Q4 FY22: LBP connects MAC with specialised local business

June 15th, 2022

Mine sites are prone to being dusty environments and during periods of rain it can be difficult to keep equipment clean and serviceable. Keeping the equipment and work areas clean and safe for mine site personnel remains a high priority for health … Discover more >

Queensland Highlight Q4 FY22: Blackwater Buyers and Suppliers gain big benefits from Request For Quote

June 15th, 2022

Local Buying Program stats are revealing an upward trend in Request for Quote (RFQ) Work Instructions being released by Buyers at BMA Blackwater mine.  30% of Work Instructions created in May were RFQs, well above the national average of 11 … Discover more >