Logistics

Call for better facilities for truck drivers at GrainCorp depots

The Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) has called for GrainCorp to extend access to amenities including shower facilities for heavy vehicle drivers at GrainCorp sites…Read More

Grain Central, February 22, 2021

Boolah/PURE ups stumps in Brisbane after 1Mt drought task

PURE Grain has wound up its operations in Brisbane which handled more than 1Mt of transshipped grain during the drought for a range of customers…Read More

Grain Central, February 19, 2021

Global container crisis disrupts food supply chain

China’s demand for empty containers is impacting the flow of agricultural commodities around the globe as shipping routes and services are reshaped post COVID…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, February 9, 2021

Inland Rail nears Qld border, floodplain route still of concern

Work has begun on northernmost Inland Rail project section before crossing into Queensland, where its Condamine River floodplain route remains contentious. The Border-Gowrie section draft EIS has been released for 12 weeks public comment…Read More

Grain Central, February 1, 2021

Bulk powers, boxes lag as exports peak

Two mobile shiploaders are starting work this month to further bolster Australia’s bulk grain export capacity, while domestic and offshore logistics issues continue to thwart the container market…Read More

Liz Wells, January 25, 2021

Near-record harvest puts pressure on regional roads, rail: VFF

Victorian Farmers Federation says investment in rail freight is essential to get trucks off roads and reduce Victoria’s future costs of road maintenance and upgrades. ..Read More

Grain Central, January 25, 2021

Cargill’s shiploader arrives to boost SA capacity + VIDEO

Cargill’s new shiploader, the lynchpin of Cargill’s port facility now operating at Berth 20 at Port Adelaide’s Inner Harbor, handled its first cargo of grain for export last week…Read More

Grain Central, January 21, 2021

T-Ports set to expand with Wallaroo development

Work is due to start in the next month at T-Ports Wallaroo grain terminal, which will provide a supplementary loading point for the company’s transshipment vessel already operating in South Australia’s Spencer Gulf…Read More

Grain Central, October 22, 2020

Macquarie joins Iron Road on EP Cape Hardy port project

Macquarie Capital has signed a joint development agreement with Iron Road and Eyre Peninsula Co-operative Bulk Handling Limited (EPCBH) in SA in relation to the Cape Hardy Stage 1 port project…Read More

Grain Central, October 9, 2020

ACCC proposes exemption for Viterra Port Adelaide sites

The ACCC has proposed exemptions for services provided by Viterra at Inner Harbour and Outer Harbor facilities from parts of the Port Terminal Access (Bulk Wheat) Code because of competition in the Port Adelaide zone…Read More

Grain Central, October 6, 2020

Plains Grain Mallala storage to open for harvest

The Griffiths family is building the Plains Grain pulse and grain receival site at Mallala in SA to increase delivery options for growers and provide the trade with an additional accumulation site…Read More

Liz Wells, September 22, 2020

Qube Agri kicks off with Agrigrain purchase

Qube is buying Agrigrain’s assets at Narromine and Coonamble to kick off its Qube Agri division which will link to its Quattro bulk terminal at Port Kembla, and Patrick’s container facility at Port Botany…Read More

Grain Central, September 17, 2020

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