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A new elevator and retail site at Viking, Alta. is expected to complement Parrish and Heimbecker’s Dakota crop services centre at Sedgewick, shown here. (

P+H plans new east-central Alberta elevator

Winnipeg grain and agrifood firm Parrish and Heimbecker is set to reinforce its recent arrival in the east-central Alberta retail market with a new grain elevator. Privately-held P+H announced Tuesday it will build a new 46,000-tonne capacity grain elevator and crop input centre at Viking, about 120 km southeast of Edmonton. The Viking site will […] Read more

Cargill grain elevator in Viking.

Increased grain production in Viking area prompts elevator expansion

Decision to expand based on two-year market analysis of crop availability

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cargill is undertaking a major expansion of its Viking elevator. Storage will nearly double — from 13,640 tonnes to 23,400 tonnes — and the railspot capacity will be increased to 100 cars from the current 52, said Ryan Dechief, general manager of the facility. “Compared to Pioneer or Viterra, we have one of the smaller […] Read more