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Mill energy efficiency
training Oct. 13-18

The Sugar Regulatory Administration, in collaboration with the Philippine Sugar Millers Association, is holding a six-day training on Energy Efficiency and Conservation in the sugar mills  in Talisay  City, Negros Occidental October 13-18, SRA administrator Ma. Regina Martin said yesterday.

The main lecturer is Professor Peter Rein,  described as a world renowned sugar technologist who  has more than 40 years of experience in sugar milling operations, and the author of the book Cane Sugar Engineering (Bartens, 2007). He will be joined by other guest and  local lecturers who will  speak on energy efficiency topics, a  press release from SRA  said.

The  training was  designed based on the operational aspects where energy efficiency and conservation measures are most critical and essential and where greatest benefits can be realized by the mills, it said.

Participants will gain in-depth and practical knowledge about the importance of energy efficiency in sugar manufacturing and the critical areas in the factory where energy efficiency measures can be adopted, the press release said.

They  will also learn how to assess the energy performance of their respective operations, identify and recommend to management specific technology and measures to improve the energy performance of their operations,  among others.

 Plant/factory managers, department heads, energy managers, supervisors and operations managers are  welcome to attend the  training, and those interested may contact Leilani Martin at telephone number 0922-884-3740 or 867-3278 or through email pasri@psma.com.ph, the press release added.*


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