AWB gets nod for first Queensland receival centre

<p>AWB has received council approval to build a 140,000-tonne grain receival centre at Talwood, about 100 km west of Goondiwindi, on the Queensland&#47New South Wales border.</p> <p>Grain will be loaded onto rail wagons at up to 1,000 tonnes per hours and transported to Brisbane for export.</p> <p>Waggamba Shire Council’s approval of the development marks AWB’s first move into storage and handling in Queensland and is part of a national expansion strategy.</p> <p>The wheat exporter already has facilities in NSW, Victoria and South Australia, and is looking at opportunities in Western Australia.</p> <p>Talwood will handle up to 8,000 tonnes a day and operate around the clock through peak harvest times.</p> <br />