Viterra to build new grain elevator in Saskatchewan
Viterra says the new high-throughput grain elevator will have a storage capacity of 34,000 metric tonnes
Regina, Sask. – A new high-throughput grain elevator is going up in Kindersley, Sask.
Viterra Inc., a leading grain and oilseeds marketer and handler, is building the grain elevator and made the announcement today.
The new facility will have a storage capacity of 34,000 metric tonnes and a 108 rail-car spot.
“Viterra has a long history of serving farm customers in the Kindersley area, and we are pleased to build on this relationship through a new state of the art facility,” says Kyle Jeworski, Viterra’s president and CEO for North America.
“This project supports our ongoing strategy to optimize our footprint, and ideally positions us to provide our customers with expert advice and the best marketing opportunities domestically and around the world.”
Over the last several years, Viterra has proactively made a series of infrastructure investments in its asset network to promote the efficient movement of agricultural commodities.
Most recently in Saskatchewan, Viterra announced it is spending more than $20 million to upgrade four of its Saskatchewan grain terminals at White Star, Humboldt, Waldron and Ituna. It has also recently completed similar expansions at Gull Lake, Sask. and Fairlight, Sask.
In Alberta, Viterra has announced it is spending more than $34 million through an expansion and upgrade to its facility in Grassy Lake, as well as building a high throughput terminal in Grimshaw.