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Mar 01, 2021
Uplifting milestone for major Wilmar works

Uplifting milestone for major Wilmar works

Wilmar Sugar has reached a major milestone in its $10.6 million Victoria Mill evaporator project, with the biggest component lifted safely into the factory. It took a 400-tonne crane with a super-lift to shift the top cone and body of the new evaporator into place at the Ingham district mill. Herbert regional operations manager Adam… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ C...

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Feb 08, 2021
Contractor named for $22m sugar shed revamp

Contractor named for $22m sugar shed revamp

Sugar Terminals Limited has appointed BESIX Watpac to deliver a $22 million project at its Townsville Bulk Sugar Terminal. The company is replacing the roofs on Shed 1 and Shed 2 during 2021 and 2022. The work is expected to kick off next month and will extend the life of the sugar export infrastructure in… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner̵...

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Sep 04, 2020
Sugar scholarship on offer for engineering students

Sugar scholarship on offer for engineering students

Applications open next month for a scholarship program offering engineering students a pathway into the sugar industry. The Australian Sugar Industry Scholarship enables undergraduate engineering students in their final two years of study to gain valuable experience during three paid placements in the sugar milling industry. The scholarship is sponsored by Sugar Research Institute (SRI)… Th...

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Jul 03, 2020
Townsville next for sugar terminal revamp

Townsville next for sugar terminal revamp

Townsville is next in line for a major reroofing project as Sugar Terminals Limited completes a $100 million capital program across its Queensland bulk sugar storage and export facilities. Sheds 1 and 2 at STL’s Townsville terminal are the last of the 12 sheds slated for roof sheeting replacement STL chief executive officer John Warda… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Co...

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Jun 25, 2020
Sugar high for contractors as 300m shed gets $12m revamp

Sugar high for contractors as 300m shed gets $12m revamp

Mackay-based firm V2R Projects is working with Sugar Terminals Limited on a $12 million overhaul on one of the giant sheds at Mackay sugar terminal. The project is replacing 330 tonnes of roof sheeting at the terminal, to extend the life of Shed 1 by at least 40 years. Mackay-based non-executive director Tony Bartolo, said… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ G...

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Feb 14, 2020
Sweet start for 30 first-year apprentices

Sweet start for 30 first-year apprentices

Wilmar Sugar training superintendent Daniel Shipard with apprentice Jayke Hawes. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ Rockhampton, iQ Coal and Mining North, iQ Coal and iQ Geo, iQ Civil and iQ Coal, iQ Civil and Mining North, and iQ Civil and iQ Geo members only.Log In Register ...

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Nov 01, 2019
Wilmar’s emergency GPS technology a winner

Wilmar’s emergency GPS technology a winner

Wilmar Sugar Australia is using GPS technology to help improve response times for emergency services.  A recent mock railway incident in the Herbert region was the first opportunity to trial Wilmar’s new track layer over the Google Earth system.  The initiative was well received by first-responders said Herbert Cane Supply Manager Jim Kirchner. “Having our… This content is for iQ ...

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Sep 16, 2019
Sugar giant opens 2020 graduate program

Sugar giant opens 2020 graduate program

Wilmar Sugar Australia is seeking five engineering graduates to work across its four Queensland milling regions from next year. Training and development manager Scott Young described it as a great opportunity for people about to finish their degree in electrical, civil or mechanical engineering to kick-start their career. “Graduates take the theory they’ve learnt throughout… This cont...

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Jul 17, 2019
Sweet opportunity to enter a trade

Sweet opportunity to enter a trade

Wilmar Sugar Australia has launched the recruitment drive for its next intake of apprentices, with 33 new positions up for grabs. Training and development manager Scott Young said applications were open for the 2020 apprenticeship intake at Wilmar’s eight sugar mills and Sarina BioEthanol Distillery. “We’re offering apprenticeships across a range of trade disciplines –… This content is for ...

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