“Turnaround” Underway at FCL’s Refinery in Regina

“Turnaround” Underway at FCL’s Refinery in Regina

Apr 2, 2024 | 11:26am
As its facility in Regina is heading into maintenance time, Federated Cooperatives Limited says its investing 140 million dollars into the refinery and attached operations. For 47 days, the site will be teeming with workers doing various maintenance and upgrades.  Federated Cooperatives says 2200 additional temporary jobs will be filled. With more workers on site, […]

A third major canola crushing plant announced for Regina

Jan 17, 2022 | 1:21pm

  A third multi-million dollar canola crushing plant has been announced for Regina. Federated Co-ops has announced a 2 billion dollar Integrated Agriculture Complex north of the Co-op refinery. The complex will include a renewable bio-diesel facility from crushed canola. A 360 million dollar canola crushing plant, a joint venture with AGT foods, is part […]

Federated Co-Operatives Limited announce plans for Integrated Agriculture Complex in Regina

Jan 17, 2022 | 9:34am

Federated Co-Operatives Limited (FCL) have announced their plans to build an Integrated Agriculture Complex north of the CO-OP Refinery in Regina. The complex will contain a renewable diesel facility along with a canola crushing plant in partnership with AGT Foods. The renewable diesel product plant at FCL represents a $2 billion investment for the province. […]

Minister Morgan urging Co-op, Unifor to return to bargaining table

Mar 26, 2020 | 4:01pm

Unifor and Federated Co-op need to sit at the table and work on a deal right now. Those were the words from Saskatchewan’s Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Don Morgan as the two sides remain without a deal since Co-op locked out workers on December 5, 2019. Since FCL announced they are unable […]

Unifor members block Co-op cardlock in Yorkton

Feb 26, 2020 | 10:30am

Unifor members have set up a blockade around a Co-op cardlock in Yorkton on Wednesday morning even as talks with mediator Vince Ready continue to try and end the stalemate at the Regina refinery. The cardlock is located on York Road in Yorkton’s north end. Derek Emperingham, one of about 20 workers who set up […]

Saskatchewan Trucking Association welcomes funding for trucking companies from Federated Co-op

Feb 20, 2020 | 6:30am

The Saskatchewan Trucking Association says trucking companies are welcoming financial relief coming from Federated Co-op in the aftermath of the Unifor labour dispute at the Co-op refinery complex. FCL announced Wednesday that they would be paying 75% of what the trucking companies would normally be paid, but the STA says some cost recovery is better […]

Federated Co-op announces ‘special payments’ to support independent lease operators

Feb 19, 2020 | 12:18pm

Federated Co-op says they will financially support independent lease operators affected during the Co-op refinery labour dispute with special payments. In a release on Wednesday morning, FCL stated these payments will be given out to help support lease operators not only in Regina, but drivers and companies who service facilities in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Carseland, […]

Co-op and Unifor set to begin mediated bargaining with Vince Ready

Feb 18, 2020 | 5:08am

Federated Co-op and Unifor have 20 days to reach an agreement before Vince Ready steps in an makes a recommendation. The well known mediator who has helped settle labour disputes for decades was appointed by the provincial government to help bring an end to the lockout at the Co-op Refinery Complex which has been going […]

Province appoints special mediator to assist in Co-op Refinery dispute

Feb 12, 2020 | 10:04am

The Provincial Government says they’ve appointed a special mediator to assist in the dispute between Federated Co-op and Unifor. Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan has appointed Vince Ready as a special mediator to assist in the negotiations between Unifor Local 594 and the Consumer’s Co-operative Refineries Limited. Workers at the Co-op Refinery […]