Viterra Triples Cassils, AB, Grain Elevator Capacity
Terminal now has two additional storage bins that will each hold 10,000 metric tonnes of grain
The Viterra grain elevator west of Brooks near Cassils, AB, is undergoing a major expansion which will triple its grain storage capacity.
The project, which began in July, adds 20,000 metric tonnes of additional storage as well as an increase in rail car spots for loading.
Spencer Peterson, facility operations manager for the terminal, told The Brooks Bulletin that the project is on schedule and running smoothly partially due to the warm, dry fall weather.
The company has already installed two additional storage bins which will each hold 10,000 metrics tonnes of grain -- tripling total storage capacity of the terminal from 11,500 tonnes to 32,000 tonnes.
The new terminal will also have the ability to load up to 134 cars in comparison to its current 55 spots.
Headquartered in Regina, SK, Viterra's commitment to agriculture goes back over 100 years, partnering with farmers to market and move their crops to areas of need around the world. The company efficiently handles, processes, distributes and transports grains and oilseeds throughout North America.