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Weekly production figures Wilmar Sugar Herbert region mills Week 8, ending 8 August 2021

13/August/2021
Weekly production figures Wilmar Sugar Herbert region mills Week 8, ending 8 August 2021
This week Season to  date
Cane crushed
Victoria 131,013 717,502
Macknade 70,761 343,360
Total 201,774 1,060,862
Crop forecast 3.97M
This week Season to  date
District CCS 12.95 12.37
Cane variety performance for region
Variety CCS Variety CCS
Q208 35.0 13.16 Q240 4.8 13.07
Q253 17.8 13.15 Q242 2.4 11.99
Q232 8.1 12.31 Q231 2.1 13.34
Q250 6.1 13.08 SRA3 1.9 12.52
Q200 4.9 13.22 SRA14 1.8 12.18
Comments: The Herbert mills crushed almost 202,000 tonnes of  cane for the week and have now passed the  milestone for the first million tonnes crushed for 2021. More than a quarter of the newly re-estimated Herbert  crop has now been processed. There was an increase of 0.34 of a unit in CCS for the  second consecutive week in a row to take the season to-date average to 12.37 units. Victoria’s B-side mill had a 12-hour scheduled  maintenance stop during the week.  This week, Victoria’s A-side mill will have a 12-hour  maintenance stop on Tuesday 10 August. Macknade  Mill will have a scheduled four-hour shredder  maintenance stop on Wednesday 11 August. There was a near hit between a lime truck and a cane  train on the weekend. The truck undertook an  emergency stop at a level crossing, causing its trailer  to overturn. We once again appeal to all road users to approach  level crossings with caution and always give way to  cane trains. 
Lindsay Wheeler
Cane Supply Manager 
Herbert Region

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