Storage & Transport
Richardson acquires Viterra grain, crop inputs and milling assets
By Richardson International Limited
May 1, 2013, Winnipeg, MB - Richardson International Limited has acquired a significant number of Viterra assets through an agreement announced last March to acquire in excess of $800 million worth of Viterra assets from Glencore.
Richardson has acquired 19 country elevators and 13 crop input centres co-located with those elevators formerly owned and operated by Viterra: Lacombe East, Lavoy, High Level, Vulcan and Provost, in Alberta; Assiniboia, Carrot River, Davidson, Kindersley, Alameda, Melville, Langenburg, Maple Creek, Regina East/White City and Unity, in Saskatchewan; Red River South and South Lakes in Manitoba; and, Dawson Creek and Fort St. John in British Columbia. Richardson has also acquired a Viterra terminal in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Richardson has also acquired Viterra's milling business. This includes oat processing plants in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Martensville, Saskatchewan and Barrhead, Alberta, as well as an oat processing plant in South Sioux City, Nebraska and a wheat mill in Dawn, Texas. These businesses will now operate as Richardson Milling.
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