Tatura abattoir manager Justin Gathercole believes a $600 000 sewerage project will enable the business to grow and begin selling overseas.ASHLEIGH WILLIAMSON December 8, 2012 4:11am
Tatura abattoir manager Justin Gathercole wants to start selling more in Australia and overseas within three years.
Mr Gathercole said a $600
The abattoir, Goulburn Valley Water and the Victorian Government have all contributed $200
‘‘Improving our infrastructure will provide a platform for us to look for new markets,’’ Mr Gathercole said.
‘‘We want to increase our penetration of overseas and domestic markets.’’
The project will build a new sewer pump station next to the abattoir, a 1.6
Mr Gathercole said his abattoir was spending $5
He said the abattoir had already spent $1
‘‘All the space on our site is filled with the plans we have,’’ he said.
Mr Gathercole said increasing the abattoir’s operations would eventually create new jobs.
State Member for Shepparton Jeanette Powell said the abattoir’s new sewerage system would benefit all of Tatura.
‘‘(It) will also help improve odour amenity within the township .
The Gathercole family has operated the Tatura abattoir since 1984.
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