Tuesday, 21 June 2011 10:47

Gull Lake grain/oilseed terminal to get major expansion

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Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT)(ASX:VTA) announced the expansion of the Viterra Gull Lake terminal June 21, providing a significant increase to grain handling capacity.

Viterra Gull Lake previously offered a 56 rail car facility located on the Canadian Pacific (CP) rail line, which has been expanded to 112 car spots to accommodate heavy production in the Southwestern Saskatchewan area.

Terminal storage capacity has also been increased by 37 percent.

"The expansion of the Viterra Gull Lake terminal is part of our commitment to enhancing the quality of service Vitterra provides to both farmers and destination customers. This infrastructure investment ensures the more efficient movement of grains and oilseeds, and we are pleased to have worked with CP to realize this advancement," said Bob Miller, Viterra's Senior Vice-President for Grain, North America.

As a leading agribusiness, Viterra loads more than 200,000 railcars and about 400 ships in Canada and Australia annually and is dedicated to the ongoing development of superior transportation performance.

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