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2023 Season Outlook | 11 May 2023

As the first of 19 Queensland sugar factories begin steam trials this week, sugar manufacturers throughout the State are looking forward to a safe, successful and incident-free season. The Australian Sugar Milling Council believes that the return to El Nino conditions is helpful and should limit the weather induced disruptions to harvesting and milling that was the case during the past two yea...
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New Chairman for the Australian Sugar Milling Council | 8 February 2023

Mr Jannik Olejas has been elected to the position of Chairman of the Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) following the retirement of Mr John Pratt who had led the organisation since September 2015.  Mr Olejas is the Chief Executive Officer of Mackay Sugar, Australia’s second largest raw sugar producer. Mr Olejas’s election to Chairmanship of the Milling Council comes at an interesti...
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Industry welcomes recognition of the Sugar Industry’s renewable energy potential | 28 September 2022

The Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) welcomes the inclusion in the Queensland Government’s 10-year Energy Plan of $4 million to fund feasibility and technical studies to identify options and pathways to expand bioenergy generation and support technology innovation in the bioenergy sector. The need for this program is consistent with the preliminary feasibility work commissioned ...
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