REGINA, SASK. – Viterra Inc. intends to build a high throughput grain elevator at Kindersley, Sask., the company said April 3. The new plant will have a storage capacity of 34,000 tonnes and a 108-railcar spot.

“Viterra has a long history of serving farm customers in the Kindersley area, and we are pleased to build on this relationship through a new state-of-the art facility,” said Kyle Jeworski, Viterra's president and chief executive officer for North America.

Viterra recently announced it is spending more than C$20 million to upgrade four Saskatchewan grain terminals in White Star, Humboldt, Waldron and Ituna. The company also recently completed similar expansions at Gull Lake, Sask., and Fairlight, Sask.