Tracks being laid to new Winnipeg-area grain-export terminal: reports

Toronto-based grain handler and marketer BroadGrain Commodities Inc. is investing $25 million to build a bulk export-loading operation and bean-processing facility at a new rail installation in Winnipeg. The operation will occupy nearly 12 hectares and will involve loading 150-car unit trains with Manitoba commodities, including wheat, canola, soybeans, corn, and specialty crops, with the Manitoba government providing tax financing to assist with the rail link and development of the park. CentrePort Canada is a nearly 8,100-hectare inland port and foreign trade zone located on Winnipeg's northwest side, where BroadGrain will serve as the central tenant.

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