RESPONSE, RECOVERY, RESURGENCE
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”.
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.
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.
APRIL 6, 2018
TFI hosts site visit and briefing with the Premier of South Australia Steven Marshall.
Demolition work of damaged plant buildings begins at Murray Bridge site.
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.
JUNE 19, 2020
Council planning approval received for the new plant.
Work begins on a public link road to the site under a Federal and State Government-funded infrastructure program.
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.