Troubled Skeldon factory to use old punt-dumper

The troubled Skeldon sugar factory will soon be relying on the punt-dumper from the old factory which had been decommissioned in 2009.

This is another setback for the US$110M flagship factory which has encountered a plethora of problems leading to huge losses since 2009. For the last few years, GuySuCo has been trying to rectify the shortcomings of the factory.

Chief Executive Officer, Rajendra Singh told Stabroek News on Thursday that some of the in-house work that was done on the problematic factory included the replacement of all of the hydraulic seals while arrangements were being made to transfer the punt-dumper system from the old factory to the new factory. The punt-dumper system continues to be …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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