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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...

2013-10-24 16:28:31

WINNIPEG, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Large crop volumes during the 2013 grain harvest could present storage challenges for licensed primary elevators. The Canadian Grain Commission reminds licensed elevators that that paragraph 16(a) of the Canada Grain Regulations requires that the operator of a licensed elevator store all grain received in an elevator building. Before storing grain on the ground, a licensed elevator must request an exemption in writing, advising the Canadian...

2013-10-07 12:20:37

Mongeau says solid supply chain collaboration and information sharing will be key to reaching world markets efficiently EDMONTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today current forecasts call for Western Canada crop production of more than 60 million tonnes - one of the largest harvests in history - and stressed that supply chain collaboration and information sharing will be essential to moving...

2013-09-13 16:25:15

WINNIPEG, Sept. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Western Canadian grain producers are harvesting their crops, and some are planting winter wheat. Because producers may be handling seed and harvested grain at the same time, there is a risk that treated seed may contaminate harvested grain intended for delivery. The Canadian Grain Commission reminds producers they can prevent treated seed contamination by following these precautions: -- When possible, store treated seed in separate...

2013-08-16 12:21:17

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation recently presented its Industrial Development Partnershipping Award to Jerry Hayes, Executive Director of the Defiance County (Ohio) Economic Development Office. The award is in recognition of Hayes' impact on local economic development and specifically the effort to bring the Consolidated Grain & Barge's new $20 million grain elevator to the region. CSX's Partnershipping Award is presented to individuals whose...

2013-07-03 16:23:07

WINNIPEG, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Producers who did not receive payment for grain sold to Bissma Pacific Inc. have received full compensation for their eligible claims through the Canadian Grain Commission's Payment Protection Program. Bissma Pacific Inc. was a licensed grain dealer located in Pickering, Ontario, until November 21, 2012. Minimizing risk To minimize the risk of not getting paid in full for their deliveries, producers are encouraged to: -- Deal with...