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Sugar Crushing Dates Announced

The Labasa Sugar Mill is set to begin crushing two weeks before the other two mills. The Sugar Industry Tribunal, following submissions from the Fiji Sugar Corporation and after consultations
02 May 2018 10:00
Sugar Crushing Dates Announced

The Labasa Sugar Mill is set to begin crushing two weeks before the other two mills.

The Sugar Industry Tribunal, following submissions from the Fiji Sugar Corporation and after

consultations with the chief executive officer of the Fiji Sugar Cane Growers Council Sundresh Chetty has set out the dates at all three mills.

The SIT has also set the dates for the commencement of cane harvesting in the different districts prior to

crushing.

The dates set for the beginning of crush at all mills are as follows:

Labasa June 3, 2018

Lautoka Mill: July 3, 2018

Rarawai Mill: July 17 2018

Growers in the relevant mill areas should begin harvesting and delivery of cane on the following dates:

Labasa Mill: June 18, 2018

Lautoka Mill: July 2, 2018

Rarawai Mill: July 16, 2018

The SIT will announce in September the expected date of termination of crush at the three mills as per Regulation 4.8 of the Master Award after reviewing the harvesting and crushing performance of each mill.

 

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