Paterson Grain began an expansion project at its terminal in Morris, Manitoba, reducing loading times by over 50% with the installation of one of the largest capacity bucket elevators in operation. In addition, PTC Construction Ltd. began expansion at Paterson Grain’s terminal in Binscarth, Manitoba, increasing rail car capacity and constructing new fertilizer and bulk […]
Completed construction of Paterson Grain’s Foothills inland export terminal located in Bowden, Alberta. With storage capacity of over 55,000 metric tonnes, the new facility utilizes a highly efficient 150 car train loop track capable of loading a full unit train in 8 hours. The facility can ship 75,000 bushels per hour, clean 8,800 bushels per […]
Paterson Grain announced plans to build inland export terminals in Daysland, Alberta and Bowden, Alberta. The two facilities will feature 55,000 tonnes of storage capacity and an innovative 150-car loop track design. In addition to the terminal announcements, NutraGro completed the fertilizer expansion in Winnipeg and Paterson Grain began the construction of its new farm […]
Completed construction of Paterson Grain’s Flagstaff inland export terminal located in Daysland, Alberta. With storage capacity of over 55,000 metric tonnes, the new facility will utilize a highly efficient loop track system, which has become a customary feature in Paterson’s newest grain terminals. As the first in the industry to utilize the loop track design, […]
Paterson Grain began an expansion project at its terminal in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, increasing capacity by over 28,000 tonnes. In addition, Paterson Grain opened its doors to Swift Current farm services facility’s new fertilizer distribution centre. PTC Construction Ltd. began NutraGro’s expansion of its fertilizer plant in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which includes a second load-out line and […]
In 2014, PTC Construction Ltd. began construction of a state of the art fertilizer distribution centre at Paterson Grain’s farm services centre in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. In addition, Paterson Grain’s Winnipeg inland export terminal completed the construction of its second flat storage site, providing 40,000 tonnes of additional storage capacity.
In 2003, NutraSun Foods Ltd., a Regina based flour mill, was acquired by N.M. Paterson & Sons Limited. NutraSun Foods Ltd. mills both organic and conventional flours for use in a variety of flour products including bakery mixes, dough conditioners and whole grain products.
In 1998, N.M. Paterson & Sons Limited created its own trucking company, Truck Freight International, for the handling and transportation of bulk agriculture commodities. This photograph shows the first truck included in Truck Freight International’s fleet.
On April 18, 1985 the M.V. Paterson was launched. The M.V. Paterson had a total length of 736 feet, a beam of almost 76 feet and a shipping capacity of 32,350 tonnes. To this day, the M.V. Paterson remains the largest ship to ever navigate the Great Lakes Seaway.
In October of 1920, workers pose for a photograph during the construction of N.M. Paterson and Company’s terminal in Thunder Bay, Ontario.