Wood supplies a 'potential challenge' - Oji Fibre

Wood supplies a 'potential challenge' - Oji Fibre
Gavin Evans
Wood processors and contractors are wary about fibre supplies as the government enforces a complete lockdown on forestry harvesting as part of its bid to contain covid-19.Most of the country’s major sawmills and pulp plants are being shut as the government focuses production on deemed essential products like newsprint, food and beverage packaging and wood chips and pellets for home and industrial heating.Oji Fibre Solutions is shutting its Tasman pulp plant and its Penrose recycling plant and concentrating production at Kinleith. Its five packa...

More Primary Sector

Whole milk powder prices fall 2.5%
Primary Sector

Whole milk powder prices fall 2.5%

Skim milk powder prices increased, however.

Riley Kennedy 19 Jun 2024
Fonterra’s consumer business difficult to operate in China, local CEO says
Primary Sector

Fonterra’s consumer business difficult to operate in China, local CEO says

Chinese premier Li Qiang visited Fonterra’s head office in Auckland on Saturday.

Riley Kennedy 19 Jun 2024
Dan Mathieson leaving Zespri a much bigger business
Primary Sector

Dan Mathieson leaving Zespri a much bigger business

He’s going to be Driscoll’s president of the Americas.

Riley Kennedy 19 Jun 2024
Fertiliser battle called off
Primary Sector

Fertiliser battle called off

Marnco has agreed to stop marketing its product as superphosphate.

Riley Kennedy 18 Jun 2024