Tag: Karl Gerrand

G3 Plans Two New Elevators in Saskatchewan

G3 Canada continues to expand its presence on the prairies, announcing plans for two new primary elevators in Saskatchewan on Tuesday. The company that evolved out of the privatized Canadian Wheat Board says it will build a 34,000 tonne facility 5 km north of Melville on Highway 10 and a 42,000 tonne elevator 7 km… Read more »

G3 Unveils Plan for Vancouver Port Terminal

G3 — the grain company that acquired the former Canadian Wheat Board — has unveiled plans to build the first fully new grain terminal at the Port of Vancouver since the 1960s. Located in North Vancouver, the 180,000-tonne facility will feature a rail loop track that will be capable of holding three 134-car trains (see drawing… Read more »

G3 Canada Building Port Terminal at Hamilton to Source Ontario Grain

G3 Canada — the grain company formed with Bunge and SALIC’s acquisition of the former Canadian Wheat Board — is building a new grain terminal in Hamilton to source grains and oilseeds from Ontario. “Grain exports from southern Ontario have been increasing for some time now. We look forward to expanding our relationship with farmers in… Read more »

TWORA — Harvest, Hail and the End of the CWB — Aug 6

This week’s Canadian ag news update, including the latest on harvest, the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks and the last days of the CWB: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Is Dropping the CWB Brand the Right Move? Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

CWB Name Becomes History as G3 Canada Launches

First its monopoly was removed, and now the name will be history too. The Canadian Wheat Board (or CWB) formally became a private grain company known as “G3 Canada” today. G3 Global Grain Group — the joint venture between Bunge and the Saudi Agriculture and Livestock Investment Company — completed the $250 million acquisition of a… Read more »

This Week on Real Ag — CWB Sale and Seeding — April 16, 2015

From Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz discussing the sale of the Canadian Wheat Board to Wheat Pete on late seeding in southern Ontario, catch up on what’s happened this week with the latest TWORA podcast: Stay current on what’s happening in Canadian agriculture — listen to the “This Week on Real Ag” podcast every Thursday. Find the… Read more »

Who is G3 and What are Their Plans for the CWB?

Less than three years after the end of the Canadian Wheat Board’s single desk, the CWB is on the verge of becoming a private grain company controlled by a joint venture between global grain business Bunge and the Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company — the Saudi Arabian government’s primary agricultural investment arm. The new alliance known… Read more »