Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Kununurra: Chinese buying old sugar mill

The Chinese developer of Ord Stage II is negotiating to buy Kununurra’s disused sugar mill.

Ord sugar mill, now leased by a sandlewood company

Ord sugar mill

The West Australian says the company will use it to process sorghum which is to be grown as an interim crop, before full-scale sugar production commences.

Meanwhile, new irrigation pipes have now been found to be leaking.

It is expected to cost $11 – 13 million to repair them.

The West Australian [read this story]

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