World Grain - February 2015 - (Page 113)

WORLD GRAIN ARCHIVE 1985 Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's head of state, has laid the foundation stone of a new BendEwu. The 59-milllion-Naira (about $75 million) project will consist of a 240-tonne-per-day feed mill, a 300tonnes of storage (one 20,000-tonne and one 10,000-tonne silo). The project originally had been planned during the administration of former President Shehu Shagari. But after the overthrow of the Shagari government, Brigadier J. Useni, the appointed military governor of the Bendel State, halted work on the complex due to serious difproject, Industrie-Bau Nord (IBN) of Austria and an Austrian bank. The mill was to have been jointly owned by Bendel State, which would have controlled a 70% interest, and IBN, which would have controlled 30% of the venture. The total cost of the originally planned complex was $80.5 million. Brigadier Useni at the time of the project's cancellation said that work would not resume unless there was an agreement with IBN on how to trim costs considerably. This agreement seems to have been reached with estimated costs reduced by about $5 million. Brigadier Useni at the dedication disclosed that 88% of the project's from the Austrian interests. Completion is expected within 18 months. The Australian Wheat Board (AWB) is to purchase computer equipment and software valued at more than A$1.5 million that, within three years, will enable the AWB to integrate and centralize information on all it operations. The computer will allow an information network to be developed linking wheat deliveries, shipments, invoices, contracts, location of wheat by class and quality, borrowings, sales returns, grower payments and other data important for decision-making as well as for the board's day-to-day operations. 1995 The International Wheat Agreement will become the International Grains Agreement and the International Wheat Council (IWC) will become the International Grains Council in accordance with a new International Grains Agreement approved at a recent meeting of the IWC in London. The agreement and the council will continue in similarity to past formats with the exception of the name change of "grains" for "wheat" in the agreement and council. The name change was made to emphasize that the 1995 Grain Trade Convention covered all grains, not wheat alone. In past years, the IWC included data on coarse grains, as well as wheat, in its statistical compilations. Periodic analyses of conditions in markets also have often included extensive reviews of coarse grain developments. Cargill, Inc. recently began a tonnes, according to the company. Agway Country Foods' newly ing capacity of almost 160 tonnes 1982 1983 1984 approximately 90 tonnes. The storage capacity of 6,075 tonnes was unchanged. 1985 2005 1987 Cargill, Inc. and General Mills, Inc. were among several grainbased foods companies pledging major contributions to international organizations working in Asian and African countries hit by tsunamis on Dec. 26. The United Nations estimated that at least 220,000 people have died as a result of the disaster. Cargill announced in early January that its efforts had reached $1 million, with half of that amount supporting immediate relief and half going toward long-term reconstruction efforts that will be directed by Cargill businesses in the affected regions in coming months. Cargill has business operations in Thailand, Indonesia, India and Malaysia, employing more than 9,000 employees. Cargill's operations in the region range from trading and processing vegetable oil and chickens to operating feed 1986 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Lake City, Minnesota, U.S., while Agway Country Foods, Inc., Syracuse, New York, U.S., completed an expansion that has almost doubled milling capacity of its Churchville, Cargill said the expansion would allow the company to improve its ability to supply northern and northproduced from wheat grown in the Upper Midwest. The project will increase daily capacity by almost 230 tonnes to more than 800 tonnes of be doubled to approximately 27,000 / World Grain / February 2015 addition, Cargill manages a palm plantation in Sumatra. General Mills Foundation will contribute $1 million to organizations involved in the relief effort. The General Mills Foundation aid to the following organizations: His Majesty The King of Thailand Foundation; Prime Minister's National Relief Fund of India; Doctors Without Borders; UNICEF; and the American Red Cross. The foundation also will award an additional $250,000 to the American Red Cross to match employee contributions. 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 113

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World Grain - February 2015
Table of Contents
From the Editor-in-chief - Easing embargo on Cuba a world gain
Calendar of Events
119th Annual IAOM Conference and Expo
News Review - NIBULON reports record grain, oil crop exports
Nidera building silo on Danube in Romania
Algeria’s cereal imports increase by $3.5 billion
ADM strengthens Unilever relationship
Cargill’s net earnings up 41%
Grain, biofuel shipments surge at Port of Prince Rupert
CHS reports 56% increase in first-quarter earnings
KSU names Grain Science and Industry Department head
Port of Paranaguá sets record for grain handling
Bullish economics may force grain prices lower
IGC forecasts world wheat production at 701 million tonnes
Carr’s Milling profit up on strong performance
Bay State Milling expanding in Arizona
AGRANA earnings drop 25%
Canada introduces act to modernize grain industry
Grain Market Review - Rice
Country Focus - Syria
Feature - Ethiopia Striving for Grain Surpluses
Feature - CWB Taken off Life Support
CWB's Asset List
Feature - Europe's Largest Port Keeps Growing
Deep History
Feature - Grain Experts Analyze Black Sea
Feature - Investment analysts guarded about 2015
Feature - Another year of advances
Rice Quarterly - Milling Properties of Commingled Rice
Vietnam’s outlook for rice exports mediocre for 2015
Myanmar’s rice exports to China surge
African countries focus on boosting rice production
Thai rice exports to dominate
Feature - U.K. Milling Industry checking for soy in flour
Feed Operations - Upgrade ideas for your feed mill
Feature - Comparing Major Soybean Exporters
Feature - The importance of Landscaping
Feature - Global feed tonnage increases
Supplier News
Product Showcase
World Grain Archive
Ad Index/Reader Information Form International Faxback Program

World Grain - February 2015