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Checking out work at the Wilmar BioEthanol plant at Sarina from left, Jim Pearce, Executive General Manager of the plant Garry Mulvay, Kevin Borg, Canegrowers, Julieanne Gilobert and Energy Minister Mark Bailey.

State renews push for renewable bioenergy

THE QUEENSLAND Government has renewed its push for biofuel after a drop in the use of ethanol.

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the_wombat - Mackay

I haven't seen a cane farmer benefit from the production of ethanol. The profit went to CSR, now it goes to Wilmar. Very difficult to ramp up production at Sarina, given the problem of disposing of the effluent. Nice photo opportunity for the State...


Trevor Zielke's droughtmaster cross No 3 heifers sold to 123.2c/kg or $390 at Monto Cattle and Country's fortnightly sale.

Plans for $80m Toowoomba meat processing plant

A TOOWOOMBA company is building an $80 million meat processing facility near Toowoombat to supply the export market.

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Beef City and Oakey both process about 10,000 bodies per week mainly for export.If we get a third facility where are the cattle going to come from as there is an acute shortage of finished cattle now.An even bigger question is where is the labour coming...




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Kevin Borg: It's about having a future for the industry

CANEGROWERS Mackay chairman and Plane Creek cane farmer Kevin Borg said the government’s decision could only be good news for farmers.

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hang_em_high - Mackay North

its really big business in Brazil They are light years ahead of Australia .We talk the talk but then we argue about who is going to pay for it and that is the end of the story . Brazil is the world's second largest producer of ethanol fuel, and until...

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