Rumour Has It CHH Will Finish Production This Week
In May, Carter Holt Harvey announced it would likely close its Morwell sawmill due to a lack of available plantation supply from from Hancock Victoria Plantations, citing bush fires had destroyed 15% of the plantation's pine estate.
In July, Carter Holt Harvey confirmed the Morwell sawmill would close on 28 September, affecting 160 employees.
RUMOUR HAS IT...
The TR Morning Crew received a tip from an anonymous source that the sawmill would be unable to continue production until the 28 September closure date.
During the TR Morning Crew's Rumour Has It segment they aired that the log yard and green mill production would finish by the weeks end (Friday 11 August), whilst the planer mill would continue operations until 28 September closure date.