G3 Vermilion grain elevator open for business

G3 Vermilion grain elevator open for business

G3 Canada’s new elevators in Vermilion and Swift Current are now up and running, and receiving deliveries.

The Winnipeg-headquartered company, a joint venture of the Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company and Bunge, now has 17 elevators — including six in Alberta and nine in Saskatchewan — as well as a new “next-generation” terminal at the Port of Vancouver and facilities on the St. Lawrence Seaway system.

Its new elevators are high-throughput facilities able to empty a Super B truck in under five minutes and with a loop track, which allows 150-car trains to be loaded while continuously moving (which means the air brakes don’t have to be powered up because the engines were shut down).

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