RESPONSE, RECOVERY, RESURGENCE

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JANUARY 3, 2018

Fire engulfs TFI’s Murray Bridge facility. All staff safely evacuated without injury. 

JANUARY 4, 2018

TFI CEO Darren Thomas makes a commitment to rebuild and be back “bigger, better, stronger”. 

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JANUARY 12, 2018

Community day barbecue held at Sturt Reserve for Murray Bridge staff. 

JANUARY 24, 2018

Murray Bridge staff redeployed to Lobethal site and new positions created at Tamworth with production ramped up at both plants.

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FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Deal struck with the O’Connor family for TFI to process beef at the family’s plant in Pakenham, Victoria.

MARCH 5, 2018

New TFI Murray Bridge Office opened as central point of contact for employees, suppliers and the broader community.

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APRIL 6, 2018

TFI hosts site visit and briefing with the Premier of South Australia Steven Marshall.

JUNE, 2018

Demolition work of damaged plant buildings begins at Murray Bridge site.

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FEBRUARY, 2019

Demolition work of damaged plant buildings completed at Murray Bridge site

JUNE 6, 2019

TFI unveils plans for a new state-of-the-art meat processing facility to be built on a greenfield site at Murray Bridge.

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JUNE 19, 2020

Council planning approval received for the new plant.

JULY, 2020

Work begins on a public link road to the site under a Federal and State Government-funded infrastructure program.

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NOVEMBER 13, 2020

TFI appoints BADGE as the principal contractor to undertake the design and construction of Stage One.

DECEMBER 16, 2020

Official ground-breaking ceremony held to signal start of construction of new plant.

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