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CWB class-action suit a step closer to litigation

Manitoba Court of Appeal overrules lower court, allows case to seek certification

A proposed class-action lawsuit against the federal government and G3, alleging millions of dollars of farmers’ money was improperly used to privatize the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) in 2012, is a step closer to certification and litigation, says Stewart Wells, chair of the Friends of the Canadian Wheat Board, which is backing the suit. The […] Read more

G3 opens two more elevators in Alberta

Reading Time: < 1 minute There weren’t the traditional ribbon-cutting parties, but G3 has opened its latest two high-efficiency elevators in Alberta. The Morinville and Carmangay feature fast unloading of trucks and can accommodate 150-car trains on their loop tracks. The new facilities will ship grain to G3 Terminal Vancouver, when it opens this summer. It too has loop tracks […] Read more


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G3’s new Vancouver terminal clears commissioning phase

Formal grand opening ceremony not happening

Prairie grain handler G3’s new West Coast port terminal has passed its commissioning run and is now in “commercial operation,” but don’t wait for a ceremonial grand opening. Winnipeg-based G3 announced Wednesday its new 180,000-tonne capacity terminal at the Port of Vancouver is officially open, but the company has “set aside” plans for a ceremony […] Read more

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G3 plans two more Prairie elevators

Prairie grain handler G3 plans to add another 76,000 tonnes of grain handling capacity in southwestern Saskatchewan and eastern Alberta. The Winnipeg company announced Thursday it will start work in early 2020 on new grain elevators at Swift Current, Sask. and Vermilion, Alta. for completion in 2021. Both new elevators are to be built with […] Read more


G3 announced a pair of new elevators for Alberta late last month.

Grain handler G3 to further expand Alberta footprint

The Winnipeg-headquartered company expects to have five Alberta elevators up by end of 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Having started 2018 with zero grain elevators in the Alberta market, G3 expects to soon have five in progress. The Winnipeg-based grain handler plans to start construction by this summer on a pair of 42,000-tonne-capacity elevators near Stettler and Irricana, for completion the following year. The Stettler County elevator is to be built near the […] Read more

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Grain handler G3 to further expand Alberta footprint

Having started 2018 with zero grain elevators in the Alberta market, grain handler G3 expects to soon have five in progress. The Winnipeg company announced Wednesday it plans to start construction by this summer, pending regulatory approvals, on a pair of 42,000-tonne capacity elevators in the province, near Stettler and Irricana, for completion in 2020. […] Read more


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G3 plans new Edmonton-area grain elevator

Grain handler G3 Canada has announced its third move into Alberta, with plans for an elevator near Morinville, about 25 km north of Edmonton. The Winnipeg company said Thursday it will start construction “shortly” at its chosen site just west of town, connecting to Canadian National Railway (CN) track on the north side of Highway […] Read more

G3 Canada’s elevator at Melville, Sask., which opened in August, will be similar to its newly announced elevator to be built at Carmangay. Both will have 134- car loop tracks but the Carmangay elevator will have a larger capacity (42,000 tonnes compared to 34,000 tonnes for the Melville facility).

G3 Canada announces second Alberta elevator

Company’s elevator in Wetaskiwin under construction, work on Carmangay to start shortly

Reading Time: 1 minute G3 Canada Limited is building a second new state-of-the-art elevator in the province. G3 Carmangay will be built southwest of the southern Alberta community, on the east side of Highway No. 23 on the CP Rail line. It will have a capacity of 42,000 tonnes, be able to empty a Super-B truck in under five […] Read more


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CWB class action suit takes step forward

A proposed class action lawsuit against the federal government and G3, alleging farmers’ money helped privatize the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB), is another step closer, says Anders Bruun, one of the lawyers working on the suit. In a written ruling released Monday, Master Shayne Berthaudin of the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench ruled against the […] Read more

The new G3 Canada elevator in Wetaskiwin will feed the new G3 Terminal Vancouver (pictured), which is expected to be up and running by 2020.

They just keep coming — another new elevator going up

New 42,000-tonne grain terminal marks G3’s first, but not last, foray into Alberta

Reading Time: 3 minutes G3 Canada is expanding west with two new elevators on the Prairies — including its first in Alberta. The new elevator to be built in Westaskiwin will be a state-of-the-art, high-throughput facility, said the company’s vice-president of business development. “Alberta is a province of growth for us,” said Brett Malkoske. “Since we formed G3 (in […] Read more