Cbh Storage And Handling Agreement

CBH has authorized the expansion of storage capacity at six sites, including 127,000 tons of additional storage capacity at Brookton, 14,000 tons at Dale and 136,000 tons at Hyden. WCP Civil has been awarded the storage expansion contract at both Konnongorring and Watheroo. The storage capacity of the site will be increased by 84,000 tons in Konnongorring by open partitions, while the permanent storage capacity of Watheroo will be increased by nearly 70,000 tons by open partitions. New extraction facilities will be installed at both sites. Among the contracts awarded, work began in Moora, the Georgiou Group having extended the storage capacity of the site by 132,000 tons of permanent storage through open partitions and the upgrading of the sorting area. « We continue to advance our network capital and maintenance projects for the benefit of all our producers, » said Jimmy Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of CBH. « Our producers operate in an increasingly competitive market, which is why these projects aim to maintain royalty competitiveness, increase throughput capacity and efficiency, and get more tonnes into port at the right time. » Ben Macnamara, general manager of operations at CBH, said that while work on the first of the network projects began this year, projects are already underway in 2021 and beyond. Wilson said the contracts awarded were part of network spending for 2020, which is expected to exceed AUD 200 million. « We are pleased to be able to continue to work with two contractors from Western Australia who know what the co-op and our producers need for the harvest period and year-round when grain is transported to port terminals, » said Wilson. « Our reteival sites must be built in a way that withstands and withstands the unique challenges that come with each harvest, as we want our network to be strong and sustainable for future generations. » « As work continues on improving the network, so that we can get grain from producers faster, we are also looking at ways to improve our ability to more efficiently move grain from inland sites and to our ports and on boats for customers, » Macnamara said. « By refining and strengthening both our loading and unloading capabilities, we continue to enable our supply chain to meet export demand at the right time to achieve value for our producers` grain. » WEST PERTH, AUSTRALIA – With the award of the works contracts, CBH Group is taking its first step towards expanding its grain sites in 2020.

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