China’s Fenglin gets greenlight for Kawerau mill land

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 31 Oct 2018

By Rebecca Howard Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - China’s Guangxi Fenglin Wood Industry Group has been given a green light to lease land to build and operate a $100 million-plus particle board factory in Kawerau. Fenglin last year announced plans to establish a plant in Kawerau by 2020 to produce 600,000 cubic metres of panel board a year and generate around 100 new jobs, at an expected cost of $180 million. According to the Overseas Investment Office, the new factory is likely to create approximately 110 full-time jobs in the Kawerau region...

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