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March 25, 2020
New Zealand’s lockdown forces forest products industry to shut down
As the New Zealand's lockdown will come into effect Wednesday, March 25 NZ's forestry, wood processing and manufacturing have not been classified as an essential business. The industry should therefore assume that will be required to shut down by the deadline. At a broad level what this is likely to mean is that forestry harvesting and silviculture operations and primary sawmills will need to shut down. Pulp and paper manufacturing will need to shut down non-essential elements in a way that allows for production to recommence easily while maintaining essential production. Other forms ...
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