Viterra Revitalizing Presence in East Central Saskatchewan
REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - Sept. 15, 2016) - Viterra Inc. ("Viterra") is pleased to announce that it intends to build a new high throughput grain terminal at Wadena, SK. The facility will have a storage capacity of 34,000 metric tonnes, and will be able to load up to 156 railcars through a loop track.
"We've worked closely with farmers in Wadena and surrounding areas for many years, and we're excited to be renewing our commitment to them through a new, world class grain facility that will meet their needs in today's competitive operating environment," said Kyle Jeworski, Viterra's President and CEO for North America. "By revitalizing our presence there, we will provide customers with convenient access to the superior service, marketing opportunities and advice that makes us an industry leader."
Construction on the new facility will begin this fall and is slated for completion in the fall of 2018.
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.