The purchasing power of resource operations can stimulate opportunities for local business growth.
Seventeen years ago, Darlene Turner joined the Powell Township Board in Big Bay, Michigan with the mission of maintaining and improving the beloved environment she calls home.
Through Lundin Mining Candelaria’s Local Supplier Development Program (PDP), passionate entrepreneur Andres Catalan grows and expands his metal manufacturing business, helping his community in the process.
Through the Takataii program, Jairo Gustavo Cuenca Armijos harvests the knowledge and connections he needs to truly grow his family’s farm.
Given the right ingredients, restaurateurs Miguel Cerda and Rosa Araya have turned what was once a struggling family business into a thriving one.