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Strike Energy’s planned urea plant to displace imports

Strike Energy plans to build a plant near Geraldton which can manufacturer 1.4 million tonnes of urea primarily for sale to Australian farmers. ..Read More

Grain Central, January 22, 2021

Recruitment: How to encourage ‘frank and fearless’ feedback from your team

Senior staff members bring considerable experience and insight to your business. If you only tap into those insights during their annual review, you’re missing opportunities to fully utilise the capability of your people…Read More

James Price*, JPAbusiness, January 22, 2021

WA govt pledges $4M to progress Ord cotton gin

The Western Australian Government has pledged almost $4 million to help ensure a power supply to a gin planned for Kununurra to process cotton grown in the Ord region. ..Read More

Grain Central, January 21, 2021

CBH ships first cargo of malting barley to Mexico

Western Australia’s CBH Group on Sunday finished loading what is believed to be the first ever cargo of Australian malting barley to Mexico…Read More

Grain Central, January 20, 2021

Dan Tehan’s daunting new role: restoring trade with China in a hostile political environment

The new trade minister, Dan Tehan, has been handed one of the Morrison government’s most demanding roles to find a way to restore a constructive trading partnership with China…Read More

Tony Walker, La Trobe University, January 20, 2021

Construction to commence on massive SA urea project

Leigh Creek Energy has awarded two engineering contracts for the Stage 1 commercial development of a large-scale urea production project in South Australia…Read More

Grain Central, January 18, 2021

Kembla grain line returns to normal after derailment

Both rail paths directly connecting Port Kembla’s GrainCorp and Quattro terminals with up-country grain sites resumed full operation yesterday following last month’s derailment…Read More

Liz Wells, January 18, 2021

Recruitment: Operating smarter in 2021

The commencement of a new year is often a time for employers in the agricultural industries to reflect on their future hiring requirements, and for employees, to plan a career move…Read More

Grain Central, January 15, 2021

Teenager critical after tractor rollover

A teenage boy is in a critical condition after being injured in a tractor rollover earlier today north west of Gympie in Queensland…Read More

Grain Central, January 14, 2021

Grain Central stories that led the news in 2020

In a snapshot of the ‘year that was’ in the Australian grain industry, Grain Central takes a look back over the stories that led the news in 2020…Read More

Grain Central, January 12, 2021

Global fertiliser price outlook positive news for Australian growers

Affordable fertiliser prices helped support Australian agricultural producers’ profits through the 2020/21 winter cropping season and a plentiful global fertiliser supply – along with a stable currency outlook – spells further good news, according to Rabobank…Read More

Grain Central, January 6, 2021

Single Kembla line to reopen after grain train derailment

One of two rail paths on the Moss Vale-Unanderra line near Dombarton will reopen from this evening in the first move to restore train services to and from Port Kembla…Read More

Grain Central, December 22, 2020

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