World Grain - August 2014 - (Page 105)

WORLD GRAIN ARCHIVE 1984 Cargill Inc. will build a soybean oil refinery, costing around $15 million, adjacent to its soybean crushing plant in Sioux City, Iowa, U.S. The refinery will produce hydrogenated edible oil that will be marketed to food processors in the Midwest and on the West Coast. Construction is nearing completion on a large-scale silo complex in Iraq. In 1976, Iraq started a silo construction program to make available sufficient storage capacity for the country's increasing grain production. Bühler-Miag GmbH, Braunshweig, Federal Republic of Germany, is supplying the mechanical and electrical equipment for the lot of six silo plants. Three of the silo plants are located near Mosul, in the northwest of the country, namely in the towns of Sinjar, Shirkat and Talafar. The other silos are located in the towns of Baquba, Khanakin and Tuz, northeast of Baghdad. Originally, the project called for construction of a total storage capacity of 220,000 tonnes, but, in 1980, it was amended to affect a capacity of 435,000 tonnes. The complex will be online by the end of 1984. All the silo plants are uniform in design. The tower-shaped machine house is positioned between the two-row bin blocks and the bulk tanks. It houses the elevators, the intake scales, the cleaning machines as well as various bins serving different purposes. A building in front of the machine tower houses intake and loading stations as well as the bagging scales. Daniel Scheltus has join JayBee Engineering Pty. Ltd., Dandenong, Victoria, Australia, as sales manager, flour milling. JayBee is a subsidiary of the Sprout-Waldron Division of Koppers Company of Muncy, Pennsylvania, U.S. Scheltus will help coordinate the company's marketing of machinery systems to the milling industry. He was until recently a salesman and technical representative for Henry Simon, based in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. While at Simon, he had been involved in the commissioning of flour mills in Scotland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Egypt, JaScheltus pan and the U.S. Earlier, he had been employed by Prima Flour Mills, Singapore. 1994 Donald L. Staheli was elected chairman of the board of directors of Continental Grain Co. and Paul J. Fribourg was named president. Staheli, formerly president, continues as chief executive officer while Fribourg becomes chief operating officer. Retiring as chairman emeritus is Michel Fribourg, father of the new president and a leader in the company for 52 years. The senior Fribourg will continue as a member of the group's board of directors. The company has extensive interests in the United States and other parts of the world, including China, in grain processing and in livestock and poultry production and processing. Alabama State Docks recently announced $20 million plan to renovate the Public Grain Elevator at the Port of Mobile. According to Harold Hudgeins, Docks' agri-products general manager, a new 40,800-tonne annex will be built west of the North facility, and the East facility will be upgraded to become a stand-alone shipping and receiving annex. The oldest West building, built in 1950, will be closed. The closing of that facility along with the other renovations will bring / World Grain / August 2014 the elevator's storage capacity to 3,200 tph. Through a programmable logic controller's system base, the entire elevator can be controlled by two workers at two monitors. 2004 China's two state-owned agricultural trading giants are on the point of a merger. Plans are under way for China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Import and Export Corp (COFCO) to take over China National Native Produce and Animal By-Products Import and Export Co. (China Tuhsu). Although no firm date has been officially announced, it is widely speculated that the move is imminent. Analysts say the rationalization is being made as a step toward improving China's agricultural competiveness after entry into the World Trade Organization. The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) have suspended discussions to merge their annual conferences and trade shows. The two industry groups, which already have a strategic alliance, for the past several months had considered combining their two key trade shows - the GEAPS Exchange and NGFA's annual Country Elevator/Feed Industry Council meeting. However, the groups said that scheduling conflicts, centered on different busy seasons for attendees of the two events, played a large role in ending the discussions, at least for now. Although the two groups will not conduct a joint trade show, they will continue co-sponsoring joint seminars focusing on operations, management and technology. The organizations said they also would maintain two joint technical committees while continuing to jointly produce training and educational material. 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 105

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of World Grain - August 2014

World Grain - August 2014
Table of Contents
From the Editor-in-chief - Fundamentals drive wheat prices
Calendar of Events
Latin American milling conferences
News Review - Interflour to build flour mill in Philippine free-trade zone
San Miguel to double flour milling capacity
ADM Milling completes expansion in Indiana
Bartlett building grain facility in Kansas
Cargill to build grain facility in Arkansas
Grupo Bimbo acquires Ecuadorean baker
Didion Milling names vice-president, business development
GrainCorp buys stake in Egyptian flour miller
Egypt purchases 5.1 million tonnes of wheat in 2013-14
United Grain plans bigger expansion at port
E.U. feed groups want decision on GMs
Toepfer renamed ADM Germany
E.U., EIB to work together on agriculture
Uzbekistan harvests record 8 million tonnes of grain
Ungashick joins World Grain sales team
E.U. sets import duty for first time in nearly four years
CHS earnings up 51% in third quarter
CHS makes management changes
Ardent Mills selects office location
Grain Market Review - Coarse grains
Country Focus - South Africa
Feature - Dawn of a New Era
Ardent Mills partners, executives, bring deep roots in flour milling
Regional Review - A Vital Grain Producer
Regional Review - Overflowing with Oilseeds
Regional Review - Export Challenges
Feature - Using Corn as a 'Lifeline'
LifeLine products
Technical Profile - Demanding the best
Feature - A Growing Issue
Feed Operations - Pellet Mills
Feature - Debugging your facility
Species spotted
Guest Commentary - Unforgettable: How flour saved Berlin
Feature - Olam's rice nucleus program
Rice Quarterly - UN sets acceptable levels of arsenic in rice
New rice mill planned for Arkansas
Italy wants ‘fairer’ rice deal
Thailand province developing jasmine rice
Thailand’s rice price shoots up on drought
Supplier News
Product Showcase
World Grain Archive
Ad Index/Fax Back Program

World Grain - August 2014