Property

Builder fears for job as timber supplies dwindle

ITM's CEO says cutting supply with immediate effect was “a massive decision on CHH’s part".
A builder says he fears for his job as timber supplies dwindle and wood processor Carter Holt Harvey halts supply to major chains including ITM, Bunnings and Mitre10.Chris Todd, who has worked in housing repairs and maintenance since 1979, told BusinessDesk the timber shortage is “really obvious”. He said he frequently has to go to multiple building supply stores to find basic building supplies. “Nowadays, there’s no guarantee that it (supplies) would be on the shelves. You have to spend a bit of time shopping aroun...

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