Peabody Energy


Peabody runs a centralised procurement team that manages larger commodity, equipment and service agreements on behalf of our NSW and Queensland operating sites. Smaller procurement activities and many local supply relationships are based on initial contact with our sites. Peabody’s priority is to form stable, long term partnerships with suppliers that provide safe, efficient and cost-effective goods and services to our operations.

Procurement Details

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Contract/Purchase RangesThe following general categories form the basis of Peabody’s procurement policy:
● >$30,000 – 3 quotes, Purchase Order Terms.
● >$100K – $500K – Formal Request for Quotation process, Purchase Order Terms.
● $500K+ – Formal Request for Tender process, Contract put in place based on Peabody standard contract templates.
Pre Qualification ProgramNo pre-qualification program applies.
Post-Tender FeedbackYes – on request.
Professional Indemnity InsuranceRequired for consultants, design work etc. Minimum $2M coverage negotiable depending on the scope of work.
Public Liability InsuranceRequired – AUD $20M cover minimum
Products Liability InsuranceRequired – AUD $20M cover minimum
Motor Vehicle InsuranceRequired where the supplier is bringing vehicles into the operating areas of the mine – AUD $20M cover minimum
Workers Compensation InsuranceThis is required in accordance with NSW legislation.
Quality Assurance SystemGenerally not required except for large projects which would be specified in the Request for Tender package
WH&S SystemNot required for small to medium spend categories – expectation is for compliance with the respective site’s safety and health management system.
Payment Terms30-day payment terms for SMEs (business up to 200 direct employees)

62-day payment terms for larger businesses (other terms by agreement)
Procurement Process• Supplier Awarded work by site for small packages or by centralised procurement team for larger packages

• Supplier Add process initiated (if new Supplier)
o Supplier completes required documentation;
o Supplier documentation reviewed and approved if accepted (reviewed for Modern Slavery considerations and confirmation around Supplier Code of Conduct and Standard Terms);
o Supplier added to procurement system.

• Contract executed or utilised for larger work packages (if applicable)

• Purchase Order issued

• Introduction to Site process completed and work commences (Site specific process)
Supporting DocumentsStandard PO Terms

Supplier Code of Conduct

Anti-Slavery Policy

Procurement Categories

For more information about procurement categories, please contact Peabody Energy via mail:

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