Wood supplies a 'potential challenge' - Oji Fibre

By Gavin Evans | Fri, 27 Mar 2020


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...