Local Supplier Development Program – Supply Chain Study

Sub-Saharan Africa — Guinea

Client: International Finance Corporation

Cowater was contracted by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), to conduct a mining sector analysis for specific categories of good and services, which are critical in meeting the procurement needs of The Simandou iron ore project in Guinea.  The sector analysis included identification of market leaders with the greatest potentials to supply the Simandou Project. The sectors covered in the analysis included: waste disposal, concrete batching, cement, sand/quarry materials, earthworks/civil works, roads, logistics and  transportation including fuels distribution, plant and equipment hire, personal protective equipment and uniform.