Logistics

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

Manildra adds three NSW grain sites to boost storage

Manildra Group has added three sites to its NSW storage network with the purchase of bunker sites at Bellata and Stockinbingal, and the GrainCorp site in Manildra…Read More

Grain Central, September 15, 2020

Sydney container jam sparks concern ahead of new crop

Port Botany’s oversupply of shipping containers is causing logistics headaches for agricultural exporters ahead of the first big grain export year for New South Wales since 2017…Read More

Liz Wells, September 14, 2020

Port Spencer approval keeps harvest 2021 start in sight

The South Australian Government has approved the development of Port Spencer as a grain but not an iron ore terminal, and work on the project is now expected to start next month…Read More

Grain Central, August 14, 2020

Grain intake at CQIP Yamala to start next month

GrainCorp is on track to open its new Yamala site in Central Queensland to grain deliveries early next month, with the rail loader due to be operational by the end of October…Read More

Grain Central, August 5, 2020

Interest sought for Kimba transport, grain hub

Expressions of interest are being sought in a proposed transport and grain hub at Kimba on South Australia’s Upper Eyre Peninsula…Read More

Grain Central, July 2, 2020

Cargill to enter grain export market in Port Adelaide

Cargill will bring fresh competition to South Australia with investment in a mobile shiploader to operate from a berth at Port Adelaide’s Inner Harbour…Read More

Grain Central, June 23, 2020

Call for WA rail assessment to extend to entire transport network

WAFarmers has called for the proposed Tier 3 rail line engineering assessment to be held in conjunction with the development of an overall strategy for the entire transport network in WA…Read More

Grain Central, June 11, 2020

Inland Rail work to disrupt Moree-Narrabri line

Discussions are under way between ARTC, bulk handlers, rail operators and growers as to how to keep grain flowing when the Moree-Narrabri line is closed for Inland Rail works next year…Read More

Liz Wells, June 5, 2020

Port Spencer terminal on track for 2021 SA grain receivals

Works at the new deepwater Port Spencer grain facility on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula are due to start in coming months, ahead of expected 2021 harvest first grain intake…Read More

Liz Wells, May 1, 2020

Viterra Port Lincoln loads 1Mt of grain and counting since Nov

Viterra’s Port Lincoln terminal has loaded one million tonnes of grain on to ships since November to make it a major contributor to Australia’s export grain program. ..Read More

Grain Central, April 14, 2020

UPDATED: COVID-19: Tricky for truckies, working for road, rail, sea

Border closures in Queensland and South Australia to limit the spread of COVID-19 are not impeding the flow of interstate grain, but heightened cleaning requirements are making it tough for truckies on the road. ..Read More

Liz Wells, March 27, 2020

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