Construction of the G3 Canada terminal in Hamilton, Ont., was completed in April. The facility took its first grain deliveries in March and loaded its first outbound vessel June 2.  |  G3 Canada photo

G3 expansion continues in eastern corridors

New export terminal opens at the Port of Hamilton with the ability to load lake-sized vessels or ocean haulers

One of Canada’s fastest growing grain companies has added another piece to its national network of elevators and export terminals. G3 Canada officially opened a new export terminal at the Port of Hamilton in southern Ontario last week. The 50,000 tonne facility will consist of steel storage bins and primarily handle grain and oilseed crops […] Read more

Extending the interswitchng radius to 160 kilometres saves shippers and farmers money.  |  File photo

Interswitching valuable pricing tool

For Canada’s grain sector, the past three years have seen important initial results from competition at work in the movement of grain by rail. It’s all because of the government’s (temporary) provision to extend the 30 kilometre interswitching radius to 160 km, giving many normally captive shippers competitive options when ordering cars and negotiating rates. […] Read more

Former AU head assesses health of grain industry

Brian Hayward served as the chief executive officer of United Grain Growers and Agricore United in the 1990s and most of the 2000s. Hayward left the grain industry in 2007, after Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, soon to become Viterra, took over Agricore. Hayward no longer works in the executive office, but he still spends a great […] Read more


Expellers press canola at Pacific Coast Canola’s processing facility in Warden, Washington. The company hopes a new relationship with Scoular Co. will improve raw material sourcing and processed product marketing.  |  Legumex Walker photo

Legumex acquires new partner

Now working with Scoular | Business arrangement concerns Legumex’s canola plant in Washington

Legumex Walker has a new grain industry partner for its canola and special crops businesses. The company terminated its relationship with CHS Inc. and entered into a new arrangement with the Scoular Co., which will now buy all the seed, sell all the meal and assist with oil sales at its Pacific Coast Canola crushing […] Read more