A COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT THE COMMUNITIES IN WHICH WE WORK
SMS Mining Services values the relationships that we‘ve built in the industry and the communities in which we work in.
As a mining contractor, we have a strong history of recruiting and developing people in local communities, supporting local sports, events and programs, industry groups and charities. We also have a Buy Local Policy to support local industries and businesses.
Major sponsor of local sporting and community events
Sponsorship of local schools
Support of various charities
Assist local business start-ups & Buy Local policy
Local training, graduate & apprenticeship programs
Sponsor of WA Mining Club
Focus on local employment
Principal sponsor of WASMA (WA SCHOOL OF MINES ALUMNI)
SMS Mining Services is a founding partner of the Murlpirrmarra Connection – a not-for-profit organisation that exists to provide Aboriginal youth (aged between 12 to 18 years) in the remote communities of Wiluna, Leonora and surrounding regions in Western Australia with educational opportunities.
SMS’s support enables Murlpirrmarra to achieve a wide range of activities including:
- regional (Wiluna & Leonora) community activities, health and wellness programs and regional sporting carnivals
- indigenous Martu student training and preparation for employment
- secondary school student support for Martu students across WA
- in-kind office space & IT support for Murlpirrmarra Connection Ltd.
Supporting families and children
We are also proud sponsors of Ngala which supports parents, families and communities to enhance the wellbeing and development of children and young people. About 40,000 families a year benefit from the support, education and services which Ngala provides.