Kilto

‘Criminal’ contractor worries pastoralist

Pastoralist Jack Burton says he is concerned about reports of a company he contracted.

Jack Burton

Jack Burton

TLF, which supplied labour to Mr Burton’s Gin Gin abattoir in WA’s south, is under investigation for alleged organised crime.

Mr Burton said he is also seeking advice about the quality of steel the company supplied for his new abattoir at Kilto.

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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 Business and finance, Police and courts Comments Off

Kilto: Meat orders coming in for new abattoir

Pastoralist Jack Burton says he already has overseas orders for his new abattoir’s product.

Jack Burton

Jack Burton

While the new meatworks at Kilto Station is still being built, Mr Burton says he is finalising more orders that will see the first three years’ meat pre-sold.

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Thursday, May 8th, 2014 Business and finance Comments Off

Kilto Station ‘not responsible’ for workers’ death

A young English worker died at Kilto station 12 months ago.

He fell into a feed bin.

WorkSafe has decided the station is not liable for his death.

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Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 Business and finance, Police and courts Comments Off

Yeeda: Burton starts work on abattoir

Pastoralist Jack Burton has started work on a new abattoir at Yeeda Station, near Derby.

Jack Burton

Jack Burton

He has already opened a smaller abattoir at adjoining Kilto Station, and bought a disused meatworks at Gin Gin, since the Indonesian government banned the import of heavier cattle.

Mr Burton said he intended to process 300 cattle daily at the new facility by 2013.

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Monday, November 19th, 2012 Business and finance, Derby Comments Off

Yeeda: Large abattoir planned

Jack Burton

Jack Burton

Pastoralist Jack Burton says he is planning to build an abattoir at Yeeda station processing 300 cattle daily.

Mr Burton said his new abattoir at the adjoining Kilto Station, which he also owns, is a pilot project.

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Monday, December 19th, 2011 Business and finance Comments Off

Cattle bans: Indonesia quota cut by almost half

Indonesia has cut its import quota for live Australian cattle for next year by almost half.

The cut is from 520,000 this year to 280,000 next year.
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The cut is from 520,000 this year to 280,000 next year.

Kilto Station’s Vicki Burton said it has been a difficult year.

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Friday, December 16th, 2011 Business and finance Comments Off

Kilto: Green light for abattoir

Jack Burton

Jack Burton

Kilto Station’s Jack Burton has the green light to build an abattoir.

Broome shire council voted planning approval for the venture this week, which will be the first abattoir to operate in the Kimberley for more than a decade.

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Friday, December 16th, 2011 Broome, Business and finance, Local Government Comments Off
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