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2014-10-20 12:22:14

CP-served grain facility in Wisconsin capable of loading entire trains MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The inaugural train from Landmark Services Cooperative's new Fall River, Wis., grain terminal is loading today, consisting of 100 cars of soybeans for export through the Gulf Coast. The departure marks the creation of new shipping options and an ability to reach new markets for Wisconsin farmers via CP's (TSX/NYSE:CP) rail network. "CP's expansive rail network, in...

2014-10-08 12:30:29

MAUMEE, Ohio, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) announces today its purchase of Auburn Bean and Grain of Auburn, Michigan. The purchase includes six grain and four agronomy assets of the company located throughout north central Michigan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081104/CLTU081LOGO "This acquisition provides an increase in our storage capacity and volume for both our grain and nutrient businesses, and it also represents a nice geographic...

2014-07-17 20:23:46

COVINGTON, La., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce that W.B. Johnston Grain, (WBJ) the oldest and largest privately owned grain company in Oklahoma, has entered into a Letter of Intent to sell its grain company and related businesses to CGB Enterprises, Inc., an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries. The parties expect to the close the transaction within 30 - 45 days. WBJ's CEO Butch Meibergen stated "We are looking forward...

2014-05-28 12:22:13

Grain shipments exceed those CN promised Ottawa prior to federal government's order-in-council stipulating minimum volumes MONTREAL, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today its transportation of Western Canadian grain in the 2013-2014 crop year has now surpassed its prior historical record and exceeds what it promised the Canadian government in mid-February, a full month before the government's order-in-council took effect requiring railways to move...

2014-05-08 16:21:32

CALGARY, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison said today direct face-to-face discussions based on facts are the best way to make progress on strengthening Canada's grain handling and transportation system. "We need constructive dialogue instead of the ongoing back and forth that is happening in the media among various parties," said Harrison. "CP has reached out to customers and other stakeholders, including...

2014-04-09 16:21:31

Intrusive re-regulation of railways alone will not increase rail volumes of grain, now or in the future WINNIPEG, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today Canada's grain handling and transportation system can only succeed in efficiently moving more grain to market if commercial incentives align the supply chain and if all supply chain participants are held accountable for their performance....

2014-03-24 12:21:16

Concerned that West Coast grain terminals could hit capacity before Great Lakes shipping lane from Port of Thunder Bay, Ont., opens this spring MONTREAL, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today it spotted 4,456 hopper cars for loading at country grain elevators in Western Canada during the grain-crop Week 33 just ended. This marked the third week in a row that CN has delivered more than 4,000 grain cars to Prairie elevators, averaging 4,366 cars per...

2014-03-07 16:20:39

MONTREAL, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) responded today to the Order in Council announced earlier by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz that sets out minimum volumes of grain the railways are each required to move. "CN will do its part to meet the challenge of moving this 100-year record grain crop," said Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer. "Our assessment shows that an upper limit of around 5,500...

2014-02-13 16:29:52

OMAHA, NE, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Scoular Company has learned that Ceres Global Ag Corp. intends to use its subsidiary, Riverland Ag, to design and develop a grain elevator at the logistics hub being developed by Ceres in Northgate, Saskatchewan. The information was first communicated to Scoular at the end of January, and Scoular has vigorously objected to this unilateral action. Termination of Scoular's relationship to the Northgate project and with Ceres remains under...

2014-02-03 12:21:24

COVINGTON, La., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce that W.B. Johnston Grain, (WBJ) the oldest and largest privately owned grain company in Oklahoma, has entered into a Letter of Intent to sell its grain company and related businesses to CGB Enterprises, Inc., an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries. The parties expect to the close the transaction within 30 - 45 days. WBJ's CEO Butch Meibergen stated, "We are looking forward...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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