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CANEGROWERS Mackay

Mackay Canegrowers Limited (MCL) trading as CANEGROWERS Mackay is an integral part of the CANEGROWERS organisation, the peak body representing Australia's sugarcane growers in Queensland and New South Wales.  MCL provides services, representation and support to the majority of cane growers across the Mackay and Plane Creek regions on a wide range of issues including advocacy, marketing, water and electricity, workplace health & safety, transport, environment and best management practice, training and business management.

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  • Ergon Online Safety Inductions

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    Working in close proximity to powerlines, above or below the ground, has its hazards.  Unfortunately each year, workers in the sugar cane industry come in contact with Ergon Energy assets.  This includes contact with poles, wires and pillar boxes by vehicles and the loads they are carrying.  Contact can also occur during harvesting and haulout operations, when moving machinery and plant from one location to another or when irrigating.  CANEGROWERS Mackay offers an online Safe Working Near Electrical Assets in the Rural Industry induction that will enable you to be fully informed on all aspects of electricity.  Please contact CANEGROWERS Mackay office on 4944 2600 for further information.
  • 2018 PCPSL Productivity Awards

    The Plane Creek Productivity Services Limited Productivity Awards night was held on Thursday 24 May 2018.  Go to the Media tab at the top of this page and Photo Gallery to view photos of this event.    More.....
  • 10 trainees finish 4 day haulout course in time for crush start

    Ten trainees graduated from the 15th CANEGROWERS Mackay's haulout course, a small but positive step towards filling a shortfall in haulout operators in the region again this year.   More....
  • CANEGROWERS calls for caution on roads as mills fire up for 2018 crush

    As Mackay Sugar’s three mills and Wilmar’s Sarina mill prepare for the crushing, CANEGROWERS Mackay would like to remind residents and travellers to be aware and safe as activity on our roads ramp up with the start of the annual cane harvest season.    More.......
  • New research to deliver outcomes for Australian sugarcane growers and millers

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has announced 12 new research projects that will begin from July 1 2018 to drive productivity, profitability and sustainability for Australian sugarcane growers and millers.  More......
  • Chelona State School - 125th Anniversary Celebrations

    Past students, locals and friends are invited to attend celebrations of the 125th anniversary of Chelona State School.  There is a Dinner Dance on 30 June and the Family Fun Day on Sunday 1 July 2018.   More.......
  • Obesity & Diabetes Project

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    Click here to view a pledge that 
    CANEGROWERS Mackay has made to the Obesity & Diabetes Project owned by the Mackay Institute of Research and Innovation (MIRI). The pledge is 
    to provide the information and resources to assist our families, members and others in our network to make small bite-sized changes towards a healthier lifestyle by reducing the increasingly high rate of obesity and diabetes (type 2) in our regional communities. MIRI aims to do this by pledging support from the people and organisations they see as leaders. You will read more about this long term project over the coming months. If you have any questions, contact Sonia Ball, Kevin Borg or Kerry  Latter on 4944 2600 or visit https://miri.health.qld.gov.au/for-consumers/inspire-your-tribe/
  • Resilience: Better Planning to weather the storm

    CANEGROWERS Mackay can assist you to achieve improved resilience on your farm, and in your business, so you can be better prepared to withstand and recover from future natural disasters.   More......
  • MCL Chairman Kevin Borg's Rural Weekly Comment

    Click here to read the latest Rural Weekly Comment from the Chairman of Mackay Canegrowers Limited, Kevin Borg.

  • CANEGROWERS Queensland's Current Activities

    Weekly update on activities CANEGROWERS Queensland is undertaking on behalf of its members.  To view the update, go to the Members Tab.

 
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