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Welcome to SCJ Holdings Limited

   

The SCJ Holdings Limited (the “SCJH”) is a wholly owned Government of Jamaica land management company that operate specifically to support job creation, improve foreign trade and increase productivity. The Company through various collaborative public/private partnerships will utilize the assets under its management to promote investments in sectors such as agriculture, aquaculture, mining, energy, construction, tourism, and other manufacturing interests. The SCJH will support these investments primarily by providing lands through sale, leases, or joint venture arrangements with investors who propose viable projects.


SCJ Holdings
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One such area being contemplated is agri-business which the World Investment Report has identified as a growth area for the upcoming year. The SCJH with its vast array of properties in diverse microclimates will provide land to produce fruits, vegetables, flavours, and essences. This is a market that the country needs to capitalize on, as these commodities present excellent market potential.

 

The SCJH will operate in full compliance with the appropriate policies of the Government and the Board of Directors as we undertake the task of contributing to national development.



News

SCJ Holdings Ltd. & BMR Technology Signs MOU 

Solar Power for Irrigation at Monymusk Sugar Estate

November 8, 2017


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda (left), President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), BMR Energy LLC, Bruce Levy and Chairman of the SCJ Holdings Ltd. Board of Directors, Wentworth Charles the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the development of renewable energy infrastructure at the Monymusk Sugar Estate in Clarendon. The signing took place at the offices of the Ministry in New Kingston on November 7. (Standing from left) Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Donovan Stanberry, Chief Executive Officer , SCJ Holdings Ltd., John Gayle and Regional Director of BMR Energy LLC, Ava Tomlin


A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited and BMR Energy LLC for the development of a solar project that will provide power to the irrigation system at the Monymusk Sugar Estate in Clarendon.

Mr. Samuda informed that the sugar industry employs 50,000 workers and impacts approximately 200,000 persons both directly and indirectly. “It (the sugar industry) is resilient against weather, it is resilient against praedial larceny, and we have a level of expertise and familiarity with the industry where we don’t have to import experts,” he said. In his address, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, said implementation of the system will assist in providing a reliable flow of water to the crops as well as reduce the company’s energy cost.

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http://jis.gov.jm/solar-power-irrigation-monymusk-sugar-estate/

 http://www.miic.gov.jm/content/signing-mou-between-sugar-company-jamaica-and-bmr-energy-llc




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