Viterra Inc. announced it intends to build a new high throughput grain terminal at Rosser, MB. The facility will have a storage capacity of 34,000 metric tonnes, and will be able to load up to 134 railcars through a loop track. Construction on the new facility will begin immediately and is slated for completion in the fall of 2021.
“We’re pleased to be renewing our commitment to farm customers in the Rosser and surrounding area through this significant investment,” said Kyle Jeworski, Viterra’s President and CEO for North America. “Through our commitment to operational excellence, we continuously evaluate our asset network to ensure we’re aligned with our business environment. By revitalizing our presence in this area through a modern state of the art facility, we will provide customers with convenient access to the superior service, marketing opportunities and advice that makes us an industry leader."
“We commend Viterra for the continuous and substantial investments it has been making to enhance its asset network, including its new elevator at Rosser,” said Joan Hardy, CP’s Vice-President Sales and Marketing, Grain and Fertilizers. “CP and Viterra share a longstanding commitment to Canadian agriculture. By modernizing our collective grain handling infrastructure and transportation network, together we are ensuring the grain supply chain remains strong to meet the growing needs of the agricultural industry today and in the years to come.”
Canada's grain industry leader Viterra is part of Glencore Agriculture, a global market leader in originating, handling, processing and marketing agricultural commodities.