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DEPUTY MINISTER ADDRESSES GRADUATES

Jul 5th, 2018|

July 5 2018 DEPUTY MINISTER ADDRESSES SHUKELA TRAINING CENTRE GRADUATES The Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister, Mr Buti Manamela, will tomorrow deliver a keynote address at the Shukela Training Centre (STC) Graduation Ceremony in Mount Edgecombe. The STC, a subsidiary of the South African Sugar Association, was established in 1974 and focuses on engineering and agricultural training. The [...]

BURSARY SCHEME HONOURS GRADUATES

Jun 29th, 2018|

June 29 2018 SUGAR INDUSTRY BURSARY SCHEME HONOURS GRADUATES The Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE), which is administered by the South African Sugar Association, will hold a ceremony on 3 July 2018 to honour 20 bursary recipients who recently graduated from their respective colleges and universities. The top achievers will receive brand new laptop computers. All graduates [...]

MARCHES OVER IMPORTS

Jun 25th, 2018|

July 25 2018 SUGAR INDUSTRY MARCHES OVER IMPORTS FLOODING COUNTRY In an unprecedented move, hundreds of sugarcane farmers (growers) from KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga will march to the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) tomorrow (26 June 2018) in Tshwane voicing their grave concerns about the grossly insufficient tariff which threatens job losses and puts the sustainability of the [...]

HISTORIC MOMENT FOR SUGAR INDUSTRY

Dec 13th, 2017|

December 13 2017 The South African Sugar Association (SASA) Council has adopted constitutional amendments which will mark the beginning of a new era for the sugar industry. The long-term solution will be implemented at the beginning of the new season on 1 April 2018. SASA, a statutory body representing the country’s sugar industry as per the Sugar Act of [...]