Cane crush be­hind

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

CON­TIN­UED wet con­di­tions are start­ing to have an im­pact on the har­vest­ing and sup­ply of sugar cane to the Proser­pine Mill.

Cane sup­ply man­ager Ron Worth said prob­lems with a steam leak in the num­ber three boiler also meant bring­ing for­ward a main­te­nance stop. “Con­se­quently the tonnes crushed for the week were less than bud­get,” he said. A to­tal of 180,906 tonnes of cane has been crushed at the mill dur­ing this sea­son to date.

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