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Herbert River Mills – Week 19 Updates

Close to 198,000 tonnes of cane were crushed for the week ending 31 October, 2020.

Based on the revised estimate of 4.24 million tonnes, the Herbert mills have now crushed about 82 percent of the total crop. It is estimated there are about 740,000 tonnes of cane left to harvest.

Growers are urged to compare the physical areas remaining for harvest with what is listed in their field book on the GrowerWeb. Any variations should be reported to Wilmar Sugar on 4776 4390.

Victoria Mill had a planned maintenance stop on A side on Tuesday, and Macknade mill had an unscheduled 12 hour stop on Saturday to repair No. 5 Mill pressure feed roller.

During the Macknade stop, crews were able to complete cleaning and maintenance that had originally been scheduled for Tuesday, 3 November.

Victoria B-side mill will have a 12 hour cleaning intermission on Thursday 5 November.

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