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Farmers fan cane flames and remind crowds to be safe

As cane fires become an infrequent sight in Bundaberg, farmers have issued a safety warning for the crowds of people, who, stuck by the sight of it are stopping suddenly along the roadside.

Hand built cane harvester proves it's still one of the best

Over five decades, the Young family have built and perfected the art of harvesting, which they have accomplished by using their own purpose-built Cane Harvesters and haulers.

Full steam ahead for cane crushing season

Steam is again pouring from the chimneys of Bundaberg Region cane mills, marking the first week of the 2020 cane crushing season.

Steam trials under way at Isis Central Sugar Mill

Steam trials are under way at Isis Central Sugar Mill in preparation for the 2020 crushing season scheduled to commence on Monday.

CQUniversity and Canetec partner for growth

CQUniversity’s 2020 Engineering Showcase put the spotlight on Bundaberg-based sugarcane equipment manufacturer Canetec.

Keep an eye out for cane trains this sugar season

Locals are advised to keep an eye out for cane trains from Monday, 22 June in the lead up to the cane harvesting season.
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Train Brain Song spreads safety message

Bundaberg musician Warren Wrangell has written a catchy tune called the Train Brain Song which Wilmar Sugar is using to promote safety.

July start for Isis Mill 2020 crushing season

While the commencement of the 2020 Isis Central Sugar Mill crushing season is still to be determined, work continues on the rail line expansion between Cordalba and Wallaville.

New sugarcane variety available for Wide Bay Region

Sugarcane growers and millers in the Wide Bay Region will have access to a new sugarcane variety developed by Sugar Research Australia (SRA) for next year’s planting.

Three sugar research projects funded

Sugar Research Australia has announced funding for three research projects in the Bundaberg Region to benefit the local sugarcane industry.

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