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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

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News & Media Announcements

Integration leads to materials procurement opportunity with LBP

February 6th, 2024

Sourcing quality materials on time can sometimes be a challenge for BHP due to long lead times and the inability to see exactly what is being ordered. BHP Buyers have materials procurement processes in place, including using SAP for direct orders … Discover more >

Small, local business lifting productivity

February 6th, 2024

BHP were looking to source site specific equipment and leverage a sustainable and reliable local business to do so. They were able to achieve this through the use of the Local Buying Program. Access Hire Pty Ltd commenced its Newman operation in … Discover more >

LBP Indigenous suppliers expand work horizons

February 6th, 2024

Zancott Knight and Platinum Civil Construction have been jointly awarded a significant contract with BHP over five years, with two Arabana-owned businesses Seamer Civil and Ngurra Civil & Construction engaged as subcontractors. This contract is … Discover more >

Saving time and money by sourcing local in Nickel West

February 6th, 2024

Challenges exist for both buyers, when trying to source competitive goods and services easily, and suppliers for getting their business noticed by procurement specialists within BHP. Being a small business in remote regions can be challenging for … Discover more >

Competitive Work Instructions result in positive local outcomes

February 6th, 2024

The Request for Quote (RFQ) and Request for Tender (RFT) competitive Work Instructions (WIs) have been effective procurement tools for buyers and suppliers. Buyer Nick Duggan created a RFQ WI to supply road base material at Saraji Mine as he was … Discover more >

BHP and LBP Suppliers connect for SA’s future

January 15th, 2024

There has been a lot happening with BHP in South Australia recently and our local suppliers in Roxby Downs are eager to know what opportunities are ahead with BHP. Events such as the Roxby Business Breakfast which hosted acting BHP SA Asset … Discover more >

Local butcher delivers Christmas cheer

January 15th, 2024

At the heart of our community, the importance of fostering local connections and supporting small businesses is very important. As the festive season approached, BHP Mt Arthur Coal sought a local supplier to contribute to the festivities. Their … Discover more >

BHP celebrates exciting new emerging artist

January 15th, 2024

Leon Namai, a local Indigenous artist, has registered with the Local Buying Program with the support of the Trading Tracks team. His aim is to enrich people with life principles through different mediums of art form, through story telling and … Discover more >

BMA staff vouchers bridge business and community

December 16th, 2023

Many small, local and Indigenous businesses which operate within the BMA footprint do not provide goods and services that are in usual demand for coal production and coal terminal sites. The BMA Local Buying Program Voucher Initiative, designed … Discover more >

Indigenous Business a priority at Mt Arthur

December 16th, 2023

The BHP Mt Arthur site is looking to include more engagement and opportunities for small, local and Indigenous businesses. As part of this, BHP and C-Res (representing the Local Buying Program) attended the largest Indigenous Business trade show in … Discover more >