Viterra, Canada's grain industry leader, announced its plans for a new, state of the art grain elevator at Biggar, SK. The facility will have a storage capacity of 34,000 metric tonnes, and will be equipped with a loop track for rail loading. Construction on the new facility will begin immediately and is slated for completion in early 2022.
“For the last several years, we have been making targeted investments across our asset network to ensure we’re aligned with our operating environment and able to provide the high level of service our customers expect from a leader like Viterra,” said Kyle Jeworski, President and CEO for Viterra North America. “We’re pleased to be revitalizing our presence in the Biggar area, and making a long term commitment to our customers through this significant investment.”
“We commend Viterra for its steady and substantial investments across its asset network, including its new facility at Biggar,” said Joan Hardy, CP’s Vice-President Sales and Marketing, Grain and Fertilizers. “As industry partners, Viterra and CP are focused on strengthening Canada’s agriculture supply chain through targeted infrastructure investments. This project is the latest example of our commitment to Canadian farmers, and moving their crops in a timely and efficient manner.”