|By Marketwired .||
|August 26, 2014 06:00 PM EDT||
REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 08/26/14 -- Viterra Inc. ("Viterra"), Canada's grain industry leader, is pleased to announce its intent to build a new high throughput grain terminal at Ste. Agathe, Manitoba. The facility will be situated near the company's canola crush plant, and have a storage capacity of approximately 30,000 metric tonnes, including the ability to load up to 124 railcars with access to both CN and BNSF rail service.
Kyle Jeworski, Viterra's President and CEO for North America said, "This significant investment we are making in southern Manitoba is another excellent example of our commitment to continuously evaluate and optimize our asset network for the benefit of our customers. We have a long history of operating in this area and partnering with local farmers, and this new facility will support our continued success and ensure that we are well positioned to provide the superior service for which we are known."
Viterra is dedicated to operational excellence in Western Canada's grain handling system. Over the last several years, the company has proactively made a series of infrastructure investments in its asset network to promote the efficient movement of agricultural commodities. For more information on these projects, please visit https://www.viterra.com/web/canada/news.
Viterra is Canada's grain industry leader, supported by the expertise of its people, a superior network of assets, and unrivalled connections to world markets. Headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, our commitment to agriculture goes back over 100 years, partnering with farmers to market and move their crops to areas of need around the world. Our continued focus on operational excellence throughout North America allows us to efficiently handle, process, distribute and transport grains and oilseeds. We provide further value to our partners through a wide variety of contracting and risk management tools to help them realize the full potential of their crops. For more information on Viterra in North America, please visit www.viterra.com. Viterra is part of the Agricultural Business Segment of Glencore.