SIMPLIFY YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN
AND UNEARTH THE POWER OF
GROUP PURCHASING IN MINING
Unearthing value through cost reductions in the mining industry
Join forces with leading mining companies to meet your technical supply chain needs.
We do the heavy lifting to negotiate outstanding contracts and provide valuable market insight. Members tailor their participation based on specific needs and interests and get shortcuts to group purchasing power.
Tamarack partners with world class suppliers dedicated to delivering exceptional products and services.
Participating in group purchasing lets you benefit from having access to a one-stop market, while you to take advantage of lower sales costs and steady, predictable demand.
Group Purchasing: Rev up your savings
Tamarack is excited to bring the advantages of group purchasing to the mining industry, benefiting members and suppliers in unique ways.
As a Tamarack mining member
you access the power of group purchasing and receive substantial volume discounts through consolidated demand
lower your AISC
your procurement leaders save time and effort while delivering superior results
As a Tamarack mining supplier
you can move away from the proposal treadmill, and instead rely on consistent and more predictable sales
easily expand your market and put your products in the hands of the people who need them
The power of buying and selling as a group is good for all.
local industry and vibrant communities
We know that the local mining ecosystems form the bedrock of a strong and sustainable industry.
We recognize the hard earned expertise of local suppliers and the importance of creating and fostering relationships with Indigenous partners. Tamarack works in alignment with its member's ESG and IBA requirements.
to the environment
We all have a role to play to support our environment, and we know that consolidated volume purchasing helps to reduce the industry's carbon footprint by using innovative efficiencies for supply chain, shipping, storage, and creating less waste. We feel it's our duty to use the best possible environmental practices to respect and preserve our planet, while still providing the necessary resources to our industries.
A BIT ABOUT US
Tamarack is about people – building strong relationships across our members and partners, and developing local communities to deliver exceptional outcomes in the mining sector.
Tamarack Mining Services is co-founded by Lee Barter and Ben-Schoeman Geldenhuys, combining decades of experience serving mining companies and collaborating with mining suppliers. As partners at a leading global consulting firm in their previous careers, they have built exceptional mining relationships both locally and globally.
Lee is an expert in sourcing and procurement and has worked with mining companies globally.
Ben-Schoeman has worked in the mining industry as a tax lawyer across two continents.
The COVID crisis amplified an opportunity to produce an innovative system within the mining industry, which lead to the founding of Tamarack as the first mining GPO.
Combined founder years of mining service
Cost savings generated throughout careers
“I’ve worked with the Tamarack team at mines in Peru, Argentina and the US. Lee and his team have consistently produced significant AISC savings, even in technically demanding procurement categories. The key differentiator is how they work with the mining operations teams to find value, without compromising supplier quality and safety performance.”
– James Wittaker, Executive General Manager,
Haile Gold Mine (OceanaGold Corp)