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The Thompsons facility at Hensall, Ont., about 50 km north of London. (

Grain firms Andersons, Lansing to merge

The two U.S. grain firms that jointly own Ontario grain handler and processor Thompsons Ltd. are taking their relationship to the next level. Ohio-based grain handling and processing firm The Andersons, Inc. announced Monday it has signed a deal with Lansing Trade Group (LTG) for the remaining 67.5 per cent of LTG it doesn’t already […] Read more

Providence Grain’s elevator at Marengo, Sask., west of Kindersley. (

U.S. trader Lansing takes bigger stake in Providence

Prairie grain handler Providence Grain Group is set to add some merchandising bench strength as its silent partner takes a bigger stake. Kansas-based Lansing Trade Group, which maintains grain trading desks in Western Canada, announced in late March it will increase its stake in Alberta-based Providence Grain to 38 per cent, up from about 12 […] Read more