GuySuCo sets second crop target at 146,300 tonnes

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CANE[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) Inc has commenced its 2nd Crop for 2015 across the industry with a production target of 146,300 tonnes.

According to a statement from the company, Albion, Rose Hall and East Demerara Estates’ are in the second week of grinding while Blairmont Estate is in its third week.

The Factories at Skeldon, Wales and Uitvlugt Estates are scheduled to commence grinding operations on Saturday 15th August, 2015.

“The Cane Harvesting operations on those estates have since commenced on Thursday 13th August, 2015. So far the Corporation has recorded one (1) Weekly Production Incentive which was achieved at Blairmont,” the release stated.

 The release also noted that as of Thursday 13th August, 2015 has recorded three Cane Harvesting strikes which resulted in 685 Man Days Lost.

“Rose Hall is the worst affected in this respect, one of the harvesting gangs is now on strike for the fourth consecutive day making demands for exorbitant payments which are not consistent with the agreed rate of payments,” the statement noted.

Despite these issues, it was noted that the current production for the crop stands at 8,419 tonnes of sugar.

 

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  1. What is the projected cost per lb. There has to be a plan?
    Question for Hanomanji, What are the interventions to bring cost down, certainly not paying you abt 3m per month and paul another $2m.
    GAWU and Ramsammy said it was wrong to fire Raj Singh welll i wonder if they knew he was getting 5m$ per month, for no skills what so ever.
    I wish Guysuco well but performance of this industry i am not counting on any deep changes not with Hanoman and Paul Bhim and Sangster. Dinosaurs in the modern world.

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