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CBH announces appointment of new CEO

CBH announces appointment of new CEO

By on August 10, 2017 in Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

BCCM Member CBH Group has announced the appointment of Jimmy Wilson as its new Chief Executive Officer starting late in 2017. CBH Chairman Wally Newman said “the Board was seeking a candidate that would drive and shape the next phase of development for our growers’ supply chain, ensuring the organisation is fit to match the […]




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Western Australian grain growers break into Asian beer market

Western Australian grain growers break into Asian beer market

By on July 5, 2017 in Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

The CBH Group has joined Interflour Group in celebrating the opening of the US$70 million Intermalt facility in Vietnam providing Western Australian grain growers with direct access to the Asian beer market. CBH Chairman Wally Newman and Chief Executive Officer Andy Crane attended the ceremony together with directors and senior leaders including Interflour Group Managing […]




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Co-operatives: Competitive, efficient and sustainable

Co-operatives: Competitive, efficient and sustainable

By on October 18, 2016 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

In a piece in The Australian yesterday, CBH Group CEO and BCCM Chair, Andy Crane explains how the co-operative business model has benefited CBH’s grain grower members while making the co-operative more competitive, efficient and sustainable for the future. CBH is Australia’s largest grain exporter and the second biggest privately owned business. Speaking from the International Summit of Cooperatives in […]




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Australian co-operatives gather in Québec for international summit

Australian co-operatives gather in Québec for international summit

By on October 14, 2016 in Editor's Pick, Media Releases, News with 0 Comments

CEOs and leaders from Australia’s co-operative and mutual sector are this week gathering in Québec, Canada for the bi-annual gathering of global representatives from the sector. This year marks the largest Australian delegation to attend and participate the International Summit of Cooperatives. “An issue which is experienced by co-operatives globally is the various barriers they […]




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Co-operatives continue to remain resilient in uncertain economic times

Co-operatives continue to remain resilient in uncertain economic times

By on October 14, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

The world’s largest 300 co-operatives and mutuals have grown their turnover by 7.20% to USD $2.53tn (2,533.1bn), according to the 2016 edition of the World Co-operative Monitor (WCM). The findings were presented at the International Summit of Cooperatives in Québec. Three Australian co-operatives and BCCM members are again listed in the monitor: CBH Group (147), […]




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Co-operatives place in challenging global markets

Co-operatives place in challenging global markets

By on September 30, 2016 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

In the highly competitive global grain market where prices are weak of late due to a grain glut, Australia’s largest grain exporter CBH Group is showcasing the benefit of the co-operative business model to their grower members by helping to bring down costs. Co-operatives are great custodians of infrastructure and the CBH’s export supply chain […]




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CBH Group’s economic strength and importance to WA outlined

CBH Group’s economic strength and importance to WA outlined

By on April 12, 2016 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Australia’s largest co-operative, the West Australian CBH grain group, yesterday released an economic impact study highlighting its financial benefits for grower-shareholders and the importance of its overall contribution to the state’s economy. The study, carried out by Deloitte Access Economics, found the co-operative and its grower members contributed $3 billion to the WA economy in 2014/15 accounting for 25% of […]




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CBH Group posts strong financial result

CBH Group posts strong financial result

By on January 15, 2016 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Yesterday, the CBH Group, Australia’s largest co-operative business and BCCM member, released their 2015 Annual Report showing a strong financial result with a net profit after tax of $82.7 million. During this time, CBH Group received and shipped the state’s fourth largest harvest on record (13.6 million tonnes) in what was a tough trading environment globally. The co-operative […]




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2015 National Mutual Economy Report

2015 National Mutual Economy Report

By on November 10, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

The BCCM’s National Mutual Economy report aims to map the size, composition and overall health of the co-operative and mutual sector. The research is conducted by the University of Western Australia (UWA) and supported by Bank Australia. The 2015 National Mutual Economy Report was launched at the Council’s 2015 Leaders’ Summit in Melbourne by Colin Brooks MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the […]




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Lower exchange rate good for CBH Group’s exports

Lower exchange rate good for CBH Group’s exports

By on October 20, 2015 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

With the fall in commodity prices, many of Western Australia’s biggest exporting companies have taken a sizeable hit from the drop in the state’s export turnover, with their combined trade revenue down about $10 billion. However other sectors including agriculture have recorded strong growth in the face of a difficult international environment. Bulk grain handler co-operative, […]




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