Mill breakdown penalty payments claim

Canefarmers work on a sugarcane field in the West. NFP leader Professor Biman Prasad claims the sugar industry is struggling for survival. Picture: SUPPLIED

Canefarmers work on a sugarcane field in the West. Picture: SUPPLIED/FILE

SOME cane growers in the Western Division claim they have not received mill breakdown penalty payments since July. The Fiji Sugar Corporation announced July that mill breakdowns longer than six hours caused by mechanical issues would be assessed by FSC staff, affected cane farmers and lorry operators. CEO Graham Clark had said after determining the […]

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