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S&P to remove AWB from all indices

Standard and Poors plans on removing AWB Limited from all of its S&P/ASX indices if a proposed takeover of the company by Agrium is approved.

CBH Group hits back at AWB claims

Perth-based grain handler CBH Group has refuted AWB Ltd's claims to the corporate watchdog that its grain supply chain proposal will lessen competition.

Uncertain future for AWB after Cole

AWB’s role as Australia’s monopoly wheat exporter may officially still be in the balance, but Western Australian wheat growers have already begun preparing for a shake-up of the 68-year-old wheat marketing system.

Wheatgrowers avoid AWB: CBH

Growers are voting with their wheat, according to WA grain handlers CBH Group, with figures indicating that more than 70 per cent of total tonnages received so far this harvest have gone into warehousing, or to the CBH Group wheat pool.

AWB vetos CBH export application

AWB International has used its veto power to reject a bulk export licence application from Co-operative Bulk Handling Group, protecting wheat growers delivering to the national pool, while leaving Wes

AWB vetos CBH export application

AWB International has used its veto power to reject a bulk export licence application from Co-operative Bulk Handling Group, protecting wheat growers delivering to the National Pool, while leaving WA wheat growers with few options.

PGA says AWB secrecy undermining wheat industry

PGA Western Graingrowers has questioned why AWB Ltd is going to extraordinary lengths in its efforts to deny the Cole Inquiry access to documents crucial to the commission's deliberations.

CBH cries foul over export bid rejection

Wheat export monopoly AWB Ltd has rejected a bid by CBH Group to sell bulk quanitities of the commodity overseas, a move the Western Australian grain handler claims will cost farmers.

$1b for AWB pool

Australian wheat marketer AWB last week announced a record return to growers who participated in the 2003-2004 AWB National Pool of wheat sales.

AWB/Wesfarmers deal a new challenge

WAFarmers WAFARMERS has greeted the announcement of the AWB Ltd acquisition of Wesfarmers Landmark with cautious optimism.

AWB deal prompts single desk review call

Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA

Farmers tackle AWB elections

THE farm lobby is not considered to be at the vanguard of corporate governance reform, but that has not stopped the WA Farmers Federation taking on wheat marketing company AWB.

Industry Comment - Pastoralist and Graziers Association

AWB has claimed vested interests are spreading confusion and misinformation about the operations and objectives of the AWB group, and the Grains Council of Australia has endorsed this without reservat

Growers split on handling plan

MUCKINBUDIN wheat farmer Allan Watson and Morawa wheat farmer Chris Moffet should have a lot in common. But their common interest in the future of WA’s grains industry is divided by their off-farm roles.

Wheat plans on hold

THE Australian Wheat Board’s privatisation plans have stalled.

Wheat seller aims for float

The Australian Wheat Board hopes to be both a publicly listed company and Australia’s largest grain agribusiness within the next twelve months.